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Collin Peterson burnishing ag credentials these days

With some talk mentioning Collin Peterson as a possible secretary of agriculture in a Barack Obama Cabinet, the 7th District Democratic congressman is talking up ag these days.

Soon after celebrating his election Tuesday to a 10th term from western and northwestern Minnesota, the Peterson was talking about boosting ethanol use, reorganizing the Ag Department and reviewing federal regulation of the futures markets.

Reuters detailed the congressman’s plans in this story from Washington by Charles Abbott.

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