MFBF State Fair Builiding site of Panel Discussion on Trade with Cuba

On Saturday, September 2, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith hosted a panel discussion with Minnesota agriculture leaders to highlight the importance of economic engagement with Cuba at the Minnesota Farm Bureau State Fair building. Other panelists included, Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner David Frederickson, MFBF President Kevin Paap, Devre Boughner Vorwerk - Cargill, Brian Thalmann - Minnesota Corn Growers and Minnesota Farmers Union President Gary Wertish.

"Thank you to Senator Klobuchar for the opportunity to host the panel discussion at our state fair building. We will continue to work on the progress that we made on the Lt. Governor's trade mission to Cuba, "said Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin Paap. "Farm Bureau will continue to work with Senator Klobuchar, and the rest of the Minnesota delegation to increase our opportunities with Cuba."

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