Peterson Calls on the USDA to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers

In a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Klobuchar, Franken, and Peterson urged the agency to use its secretarial authority to take action to protect the nation’s dairy farmers from further crisis and to aid in the expansion and maintenance of domestic markets
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Peterson Secures over $15 Million in Transportation Funding

Since July, I have funneled $15,387,103.00 in grants from the Department of Transportation to regional airports throughout the 7th District. Local airports provide critical economic opportunities to our rural communities, and I will continue to fight for strong transportation funding throughout Minnesota.
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Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 2/12/2018

Feb 12, 2018 Newsletter

Minnesota Rural Electric Association, Minnesota Barley Growers Association, Minnesota Wheat, Minnesota Private College Council, State of the Rural Economy, National Sorghum Producers, American Pulse Association and USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council, American Sugarbeet Growers Association, Food and Beverage Alliance, National Treasury Employees Union, KASM Radio Interview, United States Department of Agriculture Research Service and Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers, University of Minnesota Extension, Pennington County Sportsmen Club, Multi-County Opioid Discussion.

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 2/2/2018

Feb 5, 2018 Newsletter

Farm Bill Forums, National Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, State Representative Dan Fabian, Agricultural Utilization Research Initiative, National Grain and Feed Association, Red Lake Electric Coop Regional Meeting, Plummer Area Sportsmen’s Club’s Annual Meeting, Point of View with Chris Berg, Down on the Farm Training, United Community Action Partnership Update.

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 1/26/2018

Jan 29, 2018 Newsletter

Farm Bill Forum in Pelican Rapids, Ada Farm Meeting, Meeting with Moorhead Leaders, Pediatric Home Care. Building Trades, Meeting with Dr. Wallace Cole, Trucking Industry, Visit with State Representative Matt Bliss, Fargo Forum Editorial Board, AM 1100 The Flag, Willmar Chamber of Commerce, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 1/19/2018

Jan 22, 2018 Newsletter

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue, Minnesota Hospital Association, Pheasants Forever, Small Grains Update Meeting, Opioid Op-Ed, Pipestone 4-H Meats Team Wins First in Nation, Minnesota Delegation Cheers on the Vikings.

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 1/12/2018

Jan 17, 2018 Newsletter

Senator Smith, Farm Bill Session, Star Tribune: Minnesota Farmers, food stamp uses have much on line in next farm bill, President Trump Addresses American Farm Bureau Federation Convention, United Way of Bemidji Area, University of Minnesota Research, Frozen Farm Forum, Rural Minnesota Broadband Coalition Meeting, Lakeland Elementary, Fourtown Grygla Sportsmans Picnic, Franklin Middle School Science Fair, Streamlining the Watershed and Conservation Plan, Net Neutrality.

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