Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has signed the omnibus agriculture finance bill. This legislation includes money for the proposed Soy Innovation Campus at Crookston. There is assistance for dairy farmers who sign up for five years in the federal Dairy Margin Coverage program. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has more dollars to promote trade and protect farmers from the threat of Palmer amaranth and African Swine Fever. In response to recent bankruptcies, financial reporting rules for grain elevators were also adjusted.
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