Don Schiefelbein, who is a partner in Schiefelbein Farms at Kimball, received the Minnesota AgriGrowth Council’s Distinguished Service Award. Schiefelbein Farms is the largest seedstock cattle operation in Minnesota and one of the largest in the nation. Schiefelbein spoke about the need for a unified ag industry. ‘this whole industry needs a whole lot more of getting along. We have so much in common, yet it seems like we try to figure out those few things that we disagree on, but this industry is going to be so healthy if we get together and go in this direction.” Schiefelbein is past president of the Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association, National Cattlemen’s Beef Associaiton and American Angus Association.
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