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Our office hours are 8:00am – 3:00pm Tues – Fri.
info@farmamerica.org
507-835-2052
7367 360th Ave
Waseca, MN 56093

Driving Directions to Farmamerica

From Mankato 
Drive 20 miles east on new Highway 14 (past Janesville). Turn right on Cty Rd 17 at the brown sign for Farmamerica. Drive 2 miles south and turn left at the stop sign onto Cty Rd 2. We are on the left side of the road.  

From Owatonna / Waseca
Take US Hwy 14 to Cty Rd 2 and drive west. We are 2 miles west of Waseca on the right side of Cty Rd 2.

Staff

Jessica Rollins
Jessica RollinsExecutive Director

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Jessica joined the Farmamerica team in 2016. With an agriculture background and degree in psychology and multi-media, she has a wide range of experience in the ag industry, including public relations, ag communication, and marketing. She stays busy with her daughters and husband who farms near Pemberton. (Photo courtesy of Waseca County News)

Crystal Paulson
Crystal PaulsonOffice Manager

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Crystal joined the Farmamerica staff in 1999 and is responsible for all office administration – from bookkeeping and facilities rental to volunteer recruitment. Crystal studied Business Administration at Minnesota State University – Mankato with an emphasis in accounting. She lives with her husband and their three children in Waseca where she is very involved in local school activities.

Gene Kuntz
Gene KuntzSite Manager

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Gene, a former Farmamerica board member, not only helps manage the grounds and buildings on our 360-acre site, he also brings over 30 years of ag education and rural economic development experience to Farmamerica. He received his Bachelor of Science and Master’s in Education from UMN-St.Paul. He and his wife reside near Waterville.

Amy Durand
Amy DurandProgram & Communications Director

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Amy has experience working with youth and adults of all ages. She spent seven years teaching in an agriculture classroom setting and six years creating educational opportunities for farmers with AgStar Financial. She is also an adjunct instructor at South Central Community College in Mankato, Minn.

Board of Directors

Warren Formo
Warren FormoChair
Executive Director, Minnesota Agricultural Water Resource Center, Eagan, MN
Kim Halvorson
Kim HalvorsonVice-Chair
Halvorson Farms/Biowood Processing, LLC, Morristown, MN
Vicky Singlestad
Vicky SinglestadSecretary
Owner – Singlestad Farms, Waseca, MN
Duane Alberts
Duane AlbertsTreasurer
Owner – Alberts Bros. Dairy, Pine Island, MN
Ron Wood
Ron WoodExecutive Committee at Large
Retired Electrical Engineer, Waseca, MN
Dan Hoffman
Dan Hoffman
Interim Director, Center for Ag & Food Science Tech, Riverland Comm. College, Rochester, MN
Richard Strom
Richard Strom
President of MN-SD, Equipment
Dealers Assoc., Owatonna, MN
Bob Zelenka
Bob Zelenka
Retired Executive Director, MN
Feed & Grain Assoc., Eagan, MN
Tom Rothman
Tom Rothman
Director of Agriculture Outreach,
U of M Extension, St. Paul, MN
Marilyn Wells
Marilyn Wells
Provost & Sr VP for Academic Affairs,
MN State University, Mankato, MN
Rich Winter
Rich Winter
Retired Rural Mail Carrier, Janesville, MN
Roger Toquam
Roger Toquam
Owner – Toquam Family Farm,
Blooming Prairie, MN
Lynette Ziegler
Lynette Ziegler
Owner – Ziegler Farms, Good Thunder, MN
Lisa Gjersvik
Lisa Gjersvik
Sr. Director of Strategic Mgmt, Agricultural Utilization Research Institute, Waseca, MN
Roy Srp
Roy Srp
Manager, Birdseye Foods Farm Shop
Mayor City of Waseca, MN