News by sector: Agriculture

Cooperative Network recently signed onto a letter urging Governor Dayton and legislative leaders to delay implementation of the new buffer law due to its current provisions. A host of agriculture stakeholders groups, commodity groups, and county commissioners throughout the state also signed onto the letter, which advised the legislature and...

Cooperative Network’s Dairy Committee and its Dairy Legislative and Regulatory Committee will meet on June 21 in La Crosse, Wis. to discuss proposed new resolutions or changes to existing resolutions that relate to dairy or agriculture in general. Final action on the resolutions will take place at Cooperative Network’s Annual...

Cooperative Network’s Resolutions Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 20 in Eau Claire, Wis. to discuss proposed new resolutions or changes to existing resolutions. If you have any suggestions, they can be submitted to Patrick Murray at patrick.murray@cooperativenetwork.coop or John Manske at john.manske@cooperativenetwork.coop. Final action on the resolutions will take...

On April 21, Cooperative Network met with U.S. Senator Al Franken (DFL – MN), Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) Commissioner Dave Frederickson, and MDA Deputy Commissioner Matt Wohlman to discuss dairy, trade, immigration, healthcare, and other related issues. Senator Franken invited Cooperative Network and other parties affected by the change in a...

Cooperative Network recently testified  in support of legislation (SB 76/AB 105) that would allow the repair or replacement of an approved high capacity well or the transfer of the approval when the owner transfers the land on which the well is located, without additional approval from the Department of Natural...

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