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Dairy Day at the Capitol 2019
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What to Expect: 1. Friendly conversations with legislators and regulators making decisions that affect your business. 2. A well-coordinated day with opportunities to network, better your business, and learn about state government and policy. 3. No previous knowledge required—come willing to share what you know, or show up for the 10:30 a.m. “How to talk to legislators” session to learn about this year’s issues.

3/13/2019
When: March 13, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Minnesota State Capitol
United States
Contact: Minnesota Milk
763-355-9697


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What to Expect:

1. Friendly conversations with legislators and regulators making decisions that affect your business.

2. A well-coordinated day with opportunities to network, better your business, and learn about state government and policy.

3. No previous knowledge required—come willing to share what you know, or show up for the 10:30 a.m. “How to talk to legislators” session to learn about this year’s issues.

 

What we’re fighting for:

A. Rebates on Dairy Margin Coverage insurance to ensure Minnesota’s farmers can sign up for the new Farm Bill program
B. Conservation Payments to help farmers enter conservation programs in 2019 to reward them for their work
C. Long-term tax help through Section 199A deduction conformity
D. Tell legislators what a higher fuel tax will mean to your farm

 

How to get there:

Register (see bold above and left) and we will help with bus or rideshare transportation. Feel free to come for the whole day or just noon and beyond; we need you to share your story!

 

 

Activities include:

10:00 to 11:00  a.m. Welcome and Registration

Enjoy coffee, donuts and conversation with fellow dairy farmers, industry professionals, and legislators. We’ll also provide a “How to talk to legislators” session at 10:30 a.m.

 

11:00 to 5:00 p.m. Meetings with Legislators

Register ahead of time to ensure we have a time setup with your legislator! Call 763-355-9697 or visit www.mnmilk.org/DairyDay2018 to register (for free!).

 

TBD - Ag Commissioner Thom Peterson, Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan

 

5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Reception with legislators and staff

Join dairy farmers and policy makers for an evening of discussion and debriefing from our day at the Capitol!

 

 

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