The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) announced today that Amber Hanson has been hired as the public policy associate director focusing on national issues effective July 16.
Hanson most recently worked for AgriBank where she was the government affairs specialist. Hanson has degrees in political science and communications form Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. She was born and raised on a corn and soybean farm in Mower County.
“I am so excited for the opportunity to work with Minnesota Farm Bureau members and look forward to getting to know everyone,” said Hanson. “I am very honored to work with and represent Minnesota farmers.”
Minnesota Farm Bureau representing Farmers • Families • Food is comprised of 78 local Farm Bureaus across Minnesota. Members make their views known to political leaders, state government officials, special interest groups and the general public. Programs for young farmers and ranchers develop leadership skills and improve farm management. Promotion and Education Committee members work with programs such as Ag in the Classroom and safety education for children. Join Farm Bureau today and support our efforts to serve as an advocate for rural Minnesota, www.fbmn.org.