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March 27, 2020 Newsletter
Coronavirus Prevention Guidelines, Government Response to COVID-19, DHS Designates Agriculture as Critical Infrastructure, Local Food Pantries, Emergency Motor Carrier Regulatory Relief , Production of Ethanol-Based Hand Sanitizer, Biofuels Caucus Asks the Administration to Support the Ethanol Industry, Guidance for Veterans, GI Bill Flexibility for Student Veterans, Health & Healthcare Updates, Medicare Expands Telemedicine Coverage, High-Deductible Health Plans can cover COVID-19 costs, Donate Blood, Consumer Protection Resources, FCC Resources, Social Security, Taxes, Federal Filing Deadline Postponed to July 15, State Tax Information, Small Business Resources, Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), Additional Business Resources, Employment Resources, Department of Labor, Filing for State Unemployment Benefits, State Employees, Effects on Job Corps, Education Updates, Student Loan Payments Suspended, Administration waives K-12 standardized testing requirements, Asking the Department of Education to Protect Students, Resources for Families, Library of Congress, PBS, Smithsonian Institute, Online Agriculture Experiences, Water Management and Flood Damage Conference, Western Minnesotan recognized for heroism, and Congressional Art Competition.
December 9, 2019 Newsletter
TRACED Act, International Dairy Foods Association Leadership Award, HVAC, ELSA Update, Jim and Rosie Clemenson, Ecolab, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, American Crystal Sugar Meeting, Military and Veteran Exchange, United Veterans Legislative Council Meeting, Minnesota Hemp Conference Expo 2019, U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, Import-Export Bank Reauthorization, USDA Announces CRP General Signup, Renewable Fuel Standard Update, American Agriwomen Elects National Officers, Social Security Administration Expanding Field Office Hours, and Telemedicine Expansion.
December 2, 2019 Newsletter
Tariff Exclusions for small businesses, Medicare Benefits, Meetings with American Crystal Sugar, Number 1 Turkey District, Service Academy Interviews, Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council, Regional Employer Summit in Alexandria, School Bus Safety, and USDA Offers Low-Interest Farm Storage Loans.
November 18, 2019 Newsletter
Fish and Wildlife meetings, Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture, Dr. Beth Thompson, National Cotton Council, Stronger America Through Seafood, Veteran’s Affairs Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Glenn Johnson Pin Presentation, HVAC, Blue Ribbon Schools, Conservation Minnesota, Citizen’s Climate Lobby, the Senior’s League, Doosen Bobcat Ribbon Cutting, Enbridge Tour in NW Minnesota, Apple Tree Fergus Falls, Northwest Minnesota Foundation, Campus Advisory and Advancement Board from the UMC tours the Sugar Beet Museum, Lake Bronson Veterans’ Memorial, Rural Hospital Frontier Workforce Fairness Act, China Lifts Ban on Imports of U.S. Poultry, USDA Extends Flexibility of Crop Insurance Premiums, Letter on Midwest Propane Shortages, 100th Anniversary of the American Farm Bureau Federation, and St. Paul Regional Labor Federation.
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
September 30, 2019 Newsletter
Upcoming Service Academy Nights, Joint Subcommittee Hearing on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management and Livestock and Foreign Agriculture, Continuing Resolution, Farm Credit Administration, House Veterans Affairs Committee, National Association of FSA County Office Employees, Federal Reserve Presidents, Association of Equipment Manufacturers, USDA, Minnesota Corn Growers, Establishing the 4-H Caucus, Congressional Biofuels Caucus Letter, Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health, MNsure, Bill Adams, Southwest West Central Service Cooperative, Service Academy Nights, Fourtown Gygla Sportsmen’s Club, Museum Day, Legislative Update on the Continuing Resolution, News and Views with Joel Heitkamp, Concordia Alum nominated for Emmy, and FEMA Congressional Advisory.
July 29, 2019 Newsletter
Multiemployer Pensions Act, Minnesota Soybean Growers Association, Market Facilitation Program, Minnesota Rural Electric Association, Friend of the Farm Credit Award, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Market to Market Interview, University of Minnesota Crookston, House Veterans’ Affairs Hearing, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association, National Alliance to End Homelessness, Minnesota Association of Service Dog Providers, GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, Independent Living Council, School Social Work Association of America, American Legion Boys and Girls Nation, Minnesota Broadcasters Association, Minnesota Craft Distillers, Thrivent Financial, Minnesota Extension Rural Stress Task Force, Inter-County Community Action Agency, Yellow Medicine County First Responders, and the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act.
June 28, 2019 Newsletter
USDA Cover Crops on Prevented Planting, Subcommittee hearing on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, HVAC Hearing, Enterprise Minnesota State of Manufacturing, Kool TV, Colonel Christopher Meyers, USMC, Transportation Meetings, Kids for the Boundary Waters, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Electric Youth Tour, Minnesota Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee, Magellan Midstream Partners, Northwest Community Action Inc, Focus on the Debt, Last Week’s Questionnaire Results, and Tariffs Causing Missed Opportunities for Hog Farmers.
January 21, 2019 Newsletter
Appointed to Serve on House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Matt Lohr, AgCountry Farm Credit Services, Agriculture and Immigration Reform, 100th Anniversary of the American Farm Bureau, Harley Anez Appointed to Air Force Academy, David Torgerson Announces Retirement from Minnesota Wheat Growers Association, Red River Basin Land and Water International Summit Conference, Perham Health – Silos to Circles, Small Grains Updates, Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission, Temple Grandin Speaks at University of Minnesota Crookston, Legislation Creating Loan Program for Workers Affected by Government Shutdown, Farm Service Agency (FSA) Offices Open for Limited Services January 17, 18, and 22, SCAM ALERT! – Fake Social Security Administration Calls.
October 15, 2018 Newsletter
Year-Round E15 Sales, Adams on Agriculture, Counting for Dollars: Census-Guided Financial Assistance to Rural Areas, Uponor Hutchinson Facility Ribbon Cutting, Social Security Administration Announces 2018 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA), Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, North Star Electric Coop, Day at Home Event in Alexandria, Rural Minnesota Concentrated Employment Program, Germany / Minnesota Energy Partnership, Southwest Area Transportation Partnership, A Musical Tribute to Norway, National Farmers Day, Welcome Kaelib!.