Articles tagged under: Minnesota Farmers Union
Published May 22, 2019Minnesota lawmakers are heading into a special session. Government Relations Director Stu Lourey explains what that means for agriculture in this week's MFU Minute, made possible by the Minnesota Farmers Union. Listen here.
Published May 8, 2019Budget discussions are coming along in St. Paul during the legislative session. Minnesota Farmers Union Government Relations Director Stu Lourey is still hopeful a compromise can be reached. Hear more in the MFU Minute, made possible by the Minnesota Farmers…
Published April 25, 2019Here’s the latest update from the Minnesota Farmers Union. The Minnesota legislature is in its final weeks of session, and agriculture omnibus bills are moving on the Senate and House floors. Hear more from MFU Government Relations Director Stu Lourey.
Published April 18, 2019Dairy industry reform was the theme for the Dairy Together Roadshow discussion in Greenwald, Minnesota. Local dairy farmers, the National Farmers Organization and state Farmers Union organizations met to discuss solutions for the dairy industry challenges. University of Minnesota Professor…
Published April 10, 2019Here’s the latest update from the Minnesota Farmers Union. An infrastructure bill is a priority for Farmers Union during the Minnesota legislative session. Hear more from MFU President Gary Wertish in this week's update.
Published March 28, 2019Here’s the latest update from the Minnesota Farmers Union. A report from the University of Minnesota shows farm earned the lowest median income in the past 23 years. Hear more on the report from MFU President Gary Wertish.
Published March 11, 2019Stu Lourey is the new Government Relations Director for the Minnesota Farmers Union. Lourey was raised on a farm near Kerrick, Minnesota and is a MFU member. Lourey replaces former director Thom Petersen, who is serving as Minnesota’s Agriculture Commissioner.
Published March 6, 2019Minnesota Farmers Union President Gary Wertish says MFU is in favor of Governor Tim Walz's proposed 20 cent per gallon gas tax. "In our policy, we don't have a number, but we've been supportive of a gas tax. Twenty cents…
Published February 27, 2019Here’s the latest update from the Minnesota Farmers Union. Recently, the World Farmers' Organisation hosted an animal-sourced food sustainability workshop in Australia. Hear more from MFU President Gary Wertish about the experience.