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Representatives Of 20 Nations Touring MN’s Agriculture Industry This Week

Mon 9-19-2022

(St. Paul, MN)- Twenty countries on six continents, including the European Union, have top representatives in Minnesota this week to learn more about the state’s ag industry, the visit organized by the US Department of Agriculture. State Ag Commissioner Thom Petersen says the first couple of days are in the Twin Cities meeting with companies, then they’ll be visiting some farms in Faribault, ethanol plants in Benson, and some of the sugar beet harvest in the Red River Valley. Minnesota is the fourth-largest ag exporter in the nation at over seven billion dollars annually.