The Farmers for Free Trade Whistle Stop Tour made stops in Minnesota and North Dakota on Thursday and Friday. Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation President Kevin Paap and board member Nathan Collins were panelists during discussions at New Ulm and Benson, Minnesota. “With nearly 24 percent of our agricultural products exported to Mexico and over 24 percent exported to Canada, we need to get the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement done now,” says Paap. The tour also made a stop at Appert Farms in Hazelton, North Dakota. The road trip began April 12 in Pennsylvania, making stops in 11 states.
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