The Minnesota Agriculture and Food Summit will be held Thursday in Minneapolis. Governor Tim Walz will present his views on the State of Agriculture.”We will also have Dr. John Newton, who is the chief economist for Ranking Member John Boozman from the Senate Agriculture Committee,” explained Tamara Nelsen, executive director, AgriGrowth. “John will give us an economic outlook, but also insight into where the Senate might be for ag policy for the next farm bill.” The agenda also includes a look at cybersecurity in agriculture and an appearance by USDA Undersecretary Jennifer Moffitt. “She is an organic walnut farmer who has been the commissioner of agriculture in California and I think she will provide a unique perspective on getting your farm products to market.”
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