Sen. Klobuchar’s staff holds farm bill forums

Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s staff will hold seven forums on the federal farm bill this month around Minnesota.

Klobuchar plans other forums, too, to get input from farmers and rural residents on the 2008 bill, which is scheduled to be renewed in 2012.

The seven scheduled forums will be staffed by Dave Frederickson, Klobuchar’s outreach director for agriculture and rural issues, and others from Klobuchar’s Washington office. Klobuchar plans to attend some of the forums to be scheduled later, her office said.

The scheduled forums are:

  • Thursday, Aug. 12
    11 a.m., Austin Public Library, 323 Fourth Ave. NW, Austin
    3 p.m., South Central Technical College, Room E112, 190 Lee Boulevard, North Mankato
  • Monday, Aug. 16
    11 a.m., Ridgewater College, Agriculture Fourplex (enter door 36), Willmar
    3 p.m., West Central Research and Outreach Center, Ag Country Room, 46352 State Highway 329, Morris
  • Tuesday, Aug. 17
    11 a.m., Municipal Building, City Council Chambers, 119 Second Ave. S., Pipestone
  • Wednesday, Aug. 18
    11 a.m., Morrison County Government Center, Meeting Rooms 2 & 3, 213 SE. First St., Little Falls
  • Thursday, Aug. 19
    11 a.m., Virginia Public Library, 215 Fifth Ave. S., Virginia

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