The Northwest Minnesota Ag Peer Group understands farming is similar and different in Ecuador, compared to the U.S. One big difference is the lack of a strong extension program. NDSU Extension Small Grains Agronomist Joel Ransom is working to change that via a non-profit called Join Hands. Listen to the story. The Northwest Minnesota Ag Peer Group sponsors include the Minnesota Farm Bureau, Minnesota Wheat, Minnesota Corn Growers Association, Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council and Your Source of Growth Fund. Watch more updates from the group in Quito and La Concordia.