Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed thirteen budget bills into law on Friday, including the omnibus agriculture finance bill. This bill provides a budget and policy changes for the Department of Agriculture, the Board of Animal Health, the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute, House Finance Agency and broadband development. A few key highlights in the bill include $5 million toward the Soy Innovation Campus at the University of Minnesota Crookston, funding to help farmer mental health and assistance for Minnesota dairies.
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