On Wednesday morning at Farmfest  AT&T donated $25,000 to the Minnesota FFA Foundation to support its career exploration and development program. This program encourages underserved high school students to learn more about agricultural careers.

"Our Mission is to help prepare our young people for career success and leadership growth through agricultural education," said Val Arlsvold, Executive Director of the Minnesota FFA Foundation. " Agriculture has changed significantly in recent years, and we want to show our students how exciting and rewarding the field of agriculture is. We are Grateful to receive this financial contribution from AT&T that supports our efforts to promote agricultural careers Minnesota's youth."

"We are proud to once again support the Minnesota FFA Foundation's efforts to prepare students to be our future farm leaders," said Paul Weirtz, president of AT&T Minnesota. "FFA's career exploration program is a great way to explore young people to the exciting careers available in the field of agriculture. AT&T gives back to rural and farm communities through philanthropic activities."