|Friday, Mar 31, 2017|
|Rural Issues Discussion - Duluth|
|Dry Dock Bar & Restaurant, 2820 Midway Road, Duluth|
|2:30 PM to 4:00 PM|
MFU has scheduled 15 Rural Issue Discussions around the state to hear directly from farmers and rural residents about the important issues affecting farmers and rural communities. Key expected topics are health insurance, hunger and farmer’s markets, beginning farmer programs, buffer rules, property taxes, ditch mowing regulations, and commodity prices.
Special guest speakers include Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture Susan Stokes, Department of Commerce Renewable Energy staff, MFU President Gary Wertish and MFU Director of Membership and Outreach Bruce Miller.