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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Farmfest 2016

This year’s Farmfest featured more than 500 exhibitors educating thousands of visitors and providing updates on the agriculture industry. As the Ranking Member of the Agriculture Committee, I always appreciate the chance to hear from farmers directly about how farm programs are working and new developments in the agriculture economy.
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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 6/16/2017

Jun 19, 2017 Newsletter

Senator Thune, MNsure, International Dairy Foods Association, Farmers Union Industries, Minnesota Rural Electric Youth Tour, SNAC International, CNH Industrial, Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors, Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, National Association of Builders, Compeer Financial, Midwest Minnesota’s Community Development Corporation, Neighborhood Development Center, Department of Natural Resources Prairie Habitat Team, Agriculture Committee Update, and Sauk Centre Herald’s 150 Anniversary.

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 6/9/2017

Jun 16, 2017 Newsletter

Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Graduation, Minnesota Transportation, Minnesota Association of Small Cities, Premier of Manitoba Brain Pallister, National Young Farmers Coalition, National Wheat and Grain Association, CHI St. Gabriel’s Health, 2017 Freedom to Fly Award, Minnesota Agri-Women, Sierra Club, Garden Valley’s 112th Annual Meeting, 2017 Rural Arts and Culture Summit, Agriculture Committee Update, U.S.-Mexico Sugar Agreement, and Minnesota Border to Border Broadband Development Grant.

Peterson Statement on the Shooting in Alexandria, VA

Jun 14, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 6/2/2017

Jun 7, 2017 Newsletter

Memorial Day Event, Dairy Days, North Ottawa Impoundment, Minnesota Brewers Association, Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership, SNAP-Ed Cooking Class, Zonta International, Airport Safety in the 7th District, Wells Technology Inc.

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 5/26/2017

Jun 2, 2017 Newsletter

Honoring Memorial Day, Minnesota Society of CPAs, AgQuest Financial Services, American Association of Crop Insurers, Minnesota Farm Bureau, Nashville Songwriters Association, Farm Journal Foundation, Organic Trade Association, United State Trade Representative Lighthizer, Minnesota Association of Townships, National Air Traffic Controllers Association, Lions Club International, Motorcycle Riders Foundation, Enterprise Minnesota’s State of Manufacturing, Lewis and Clark Regional Water System Annual Meeting, and the Administration Budget Proposal and Agriculture

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