Minnesota Farm Bureau President Dan Glessing head a wide range of topics on the delegate floor, ranging from the use of solar panels on prime farmland, beginning farmer tax credits to chronic wasting disease. “You never know what you’re going to hear on that delegate floor. When I am having those conversations with lawmakers, I know where the pulse of our membership is.” Looking ahead, the farm bill is on the radar. “The foot is on the throttle,” said Glessing. “When you get into a presidential year, politics come into play. Our goal is to get an updated farm bill in the first quarter of next year.”
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