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August 3, 2020 Newsletter
U.S. Trade Representative Chief Agriculture Negotiator Gregg Doud, VA Committee Mark-Up, National Guard Deployment Ceremony, Big Stone County Board, H.R. 7575 the Water Resources Development Act, H.R. 7027 the Child Care is Essential Act, Remote Recreational Small Business Interruption Program Act, 2020 Farm Families Announced, High Water and Wind at Upper Red Lake, Paycheck Protection Program Deadline, Small Cities Development Program Application, Retirement Distribution Waiver, Strange Seeds, Donations Needed, and Albert Woolson.
August 3, 2020 Newsletter
Farmers to Families Food Box Program Hearing, Farm Energy Production Hearing, National Turkey Federation Executive Committee, Minnesota Corn Growers Association, Renewable Fuels Association Board of Directors, Dairy Defined, VA Sexual Harassment Oversight Hearing, VA Legislative Hearing, Minnesota Newspaper Association, Northwest Angle Update with Canadian Ambassador, Supporting State and County Fairs, HR 886 the Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act, HR 1957 the Great American Outdoors Act, Minnesota Mask Mandate, MDVA on Veterans Homes and Cemeteries, Localized Downpours in Roseau and Kittson Counties, Farmfest 2020 Opens Virtual Registration, Farm & Rural Helpline Now Receiving Texts and Emails, Call for Broadband Grant Applications, EDA Fraud Alert, Pierre Bottineau, and Views from the 7th.
August 3, 2020 Newsletter
House Appropriations Committee Includes Hemp Pilot Program Extension in FY21 Funding Bill, USDA Approves Minnesota Hemp Plan, Northwest Angle Border Issues, Supporting Rural Healthcare during COVID-19, Extending China Tariff Exclusions, Agricultural security Risk Review Act, Stepping Up in the 7th: Detroit Lakes Community Fundraiser, Congressional Art Competition People’s Choice Winner, Hjemkomst, and Views from the 7th: Local Corn Field.
July 16, 2020 Press Release

(Detroit Lakes, Minnesota) - Representative Collin Peterson is calling on Canadian officials to provide an opportunity for property owners to travel to the Northwest Angle, while still adhering to travel restrictions between the United States and Canada. 

 

The US-Canada border has been closed to all non-essential traffic since March.

 

July 6, 2020 Newsletter
Murray County Museum, USMCA Goes Into Effect, Introducing Bill to Expand Local Meat Processing, Urging President Trump to Uphold the Renewable Fuel Standard, Reinvigorating Lending for the Future (RLF) Act, Unfunded Mandates Accountability & Transparency Act, Opposition to H.R. 2 Moving Forward Act, Garden Valley Technologies Annual Meeting, Congressional Art Competition – Last Call to Vote!, Cost Share Deadline Extended, July 15 Tax Deadline, Hunger Impact Partners, Apply for the Dream Big Awards, COVID-19 Updates, Economic Impact Payments, Stepping Up in the 7th – Titan Machinery, First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry at Gettysburg, and Views from the 7th.
February 20, 2020 Newsletter
FEMA Underestimation Delegation Letter, West Point Appointments, Sec. Perdue, Agriculture Retailers Association, MN Pork Producers Association, Holstein USA, USA Rice Producers Association, Kathy Zeman, White Earth Nation, Veterans Affairs, Minnesota State Board of Trustees, Center for Lyme Action, Dauntless Air, Hearth Patio and Barbecue Association, Sustainable Farming Association Annual Conference, Minnesota DHS Commissioner, Minnesota Fraternal Order of Police, Minnesota National Guard Enlisted Association, Lead for Minnesota, Minnesota Department of Health Office of Rural Health & Primary Care, Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition, Special Olympics International, Prairie Island Indian Community, Neurofibromatosis North Central, UMN Water Resources Center, North Country Trail Association, National Federation for the Blind, Debbie’s Dream Foundation, Winter in the 7th, Legislative Update: Bridging Responsible Ag Conservation Efforts Act, White House Agriculture Budget Request, MDH says Minnesota at Low Risk for Coronavirus, Don’ Delay Purchase of Flood Insurance, FEMA Resources on the Great Lakes High Water.
January 13, 2020 Newsletter
Impeachment Statement, Serving the 7th, USMCA Vote, Chairman’s Corner, Emmanuel Chavira, First District Association Meeting in Litchfield, Air Force Academy Appointee, United Farm Workers for America, Minnesota Christmas Tree, Polaris, Grain Bin Rescue Facility, Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs, Minnesota Food Shelves, Northwest Minnesota Farm Meetings, Water Impoundments Work, Winter in the 7th, Environmental Protection Agency Lets Farmers Down Again, Census Bureau Hiring Hundreds in Minnesota.
December 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON- House Agriculture Chairman Collin Peterson and House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Chairman Jim Costa released the following statements today following the announcement of a deal between House Democrats and The White House on United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

November 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (November 14, 2019) – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota, and Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Chairman Jim Costa of California, released the following statements Thursday morning following an announcement from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the U.S. Department of Agriculture that China will lift its ban on the import of U.S.-produced poultry products:

October 28, 2019 Newsletter
Fall Farming Assistance, WHIP+, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Under Secretary Ibach, Congressional Lyme Disease Caucus, Helena Agri-Enterprises, Concordia Students, Vasa Park Association of Southern California, Bill Adams, Minnesota Oral Health Coalition, American Horse Council, Service Academy Night in Windom, 4-H, Wind Turbine Blade, Violence Intervention Project, HJ Res 2, Student Loans Questionnaire, House Energy and Commerce Hearing on Small Refinery Exemptions, Vote Clarification on H.J. Res. 77, American Federation of Government Employees, Retired Educators Association of Minnesota, Ignite Your Future

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