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Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom

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Regional Ag Curriculum Specialists

Wanda Patsche
Wanda Patsche

Regional Ag Curriculum Specialist
Southern MN
Email | 507-236-4814

Wanda is a farm partner in CW Pork, Inc. with her husband, Chuck. Together, they raise pigs, corn and soybeans in southern Minnesota. Wanda is a graduate of Minnesota State University - Mankato with a B.S. in Secondary Education/Social Studies. She shares her passion and time with a number of ag organizations. Wanda is a current member of the Minnesota Pork Board, a past participant of MARL (Minnesota Ag Rural Leadership), a volunteer for CommonGround, Martin County Corn and Soybean board and Farm Bureau's Speak for Yourself. Their family was name the 2012 Pork Farm Family of the Year and Wanda was recognized as the Minnesota Pork Promoter of the Year in 2015. In addition, she takes her passion for ag a step further by using social media to reach out to consumers across the U.S. and the world. She blogs at Minnesota Farm Living where her primary objective is to help bridge the "where does my food come from" disconnect between consumers and agriculture. Wanda is looking forward to connecting with teachers and schools in Southern MN!