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 12/2/2016

Dec 2, 2016 Newsletter

Honoring Secretary Vilsack, National Milk Producers Federation, Captain Scott Kent, American Crystal Sugar, PTC Therapeutics, Inc., Minnesota National Guard, National Defense Authorization Act, 21st Century Cures Act, and Civil Air Patrol Day.

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 11/23/2016

Dec 2, 2016 Newsletter

Minnesota Farmers Union and Minnesota Farm Bureau, Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association, Minnesota Milk Producers Association, Thanksgiving Day Turkey Questions, Minnesota State Parks, Capitol Dome Successfully Restored

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 11/18/2016

Nov 18, 2016 Newsletter

Close Up, Portrait Unveiling of Chairman Kline, Potlatch, National Cotton Council, Great Northern Transmission Line Update, Sugar Beet Growers, National Nurses United, Agricultural Utilization Research Institute, MREA Annual Convention, Northwest Minnesota Foundation Housing Summit, Hunger Solutions Minnesota, Agriculture Committee Completes SNAP Review, Rural Calls, Winter Hazard Awareness Week, National Rural Health Day, American Education Week, Minnesotans Give Back.

Following Efforts from Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Nolan, Department of Energy Approves Great Northern Transmission Line

Nov 18, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 11/10/2016

Nov 10, 2016 Newsletter

Veterans Meetings throughout the Year, AgriGrowth Council, Business Certification, Maadaadizi Workforce Center Grand Opening, Join Your Community on Veterans Day, and Social Security and Veterans Affairs Partnership.

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