Millennial Farmer, Zach Johnson and wife Becky Johnson, founded Harvest Outreach in 2021.
Harvest Outreach, Inc is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization whose mission is to to support farmers and farm advocates to elevate farmer voices, provide essential resources to keep our farmers safe and invest in their futures.
Grain Bin Safety Campaign
The Grain Bin Safety Campaign goal is to reduce the occurrence of grain bin accidents by raising awareness of the hazards and by raising funds to equip first responders with the tools and training needed to respond quickly when necessary in the event of a grain bin accident. The funds raised will be used to purchase Grain Bin Rescue kits and training for our first responders.
MN Millennial Farmer, Zach Johnson, is a 5th generation family farmer from West-Central Minnesota. Zach actively promotes agriculture by sharing his day-to-day experience on the family farm. His vision is to build the connection between farmers and consumers. Zach's mission is to become a national voice for agriculture, provide farmer-to-farmer education, and facilitate a collaborative conversation between farmers and the public.
Nominate Your Local First Responders: Best point of contact at your department? What equipment does your department/responders need? Is there a specific brand of equipment your community uses as a combined effort with other local departments? Any other information you think we might find useful? Please send request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Funds raised will be distributed to rural first responders to purchase grain bin rescue systems and training.
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Each year, Harvest Outreach Inc. awards scholarships to deserving students in an Agriculture related field of study. Awards are based on a combination of scholastic achievement, financial need and a commitment on the part of the applicants to their chosen fields, best demonstrated by pursuing a degree related to agriculture including engineering and trade work. Applicants must be a US resident and must be attending an accredited, University, Tech or Vocational college. Applications for the 2023-’24 cycle will open in December 2022.