Three of the eight finalists for the University of Minnesota Board of Regents have an agricultural connection. In the Seventh Congressional District, the finalists are Doug Huebsch of Perham and Mike Yost of Murdock. Huebsch is a farmer and past president of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association. Yost also farms and is a past president of the American Soybean Association and served as the administrator of USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service. In the First District, Minnesota FFA Foundation Executive Director Val Aarsvold is a finalist. The Legislature will vote on the four open seats on the Board of Regents.
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