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One of the real pleasures of being Agriculture Commissioner is the opportunity to get to know so many of Minnesota's energetic and talented farmers.


It can really lift your spirits to meet someone who is excited about their prospects and profession.

I can't tell you how many times I've felt my own enthusiasm boosted by a conversation with an innovative, optimistic producer eager to carve out a profitable niche in the marketplace.

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