Two Minn. ag councils holding board elections
Minnesota’s Dairy Research and Promotion Council and the Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council are holding elections for their board members.
These board members decide where producer check-off dollars are spent. Dairy elections are broken down by districts at the county and township level and turkey elections are broken down by region.
Ballots for dairy will be mailed to producers January 10 and must be returned with a postmark no later than Jan. 27. There is one position open in each of the districts. Board members for the Minnesota Dairy Research and Promotion Council serve a two year term.
Ballots for Turkey will be mailed to producers Jan. 17 and must be returned with a postmark prior to Feb. 3. There is one position open in each of the regions plus two grower-at-large positions and one breeder-at-large position are open. Board members on the Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council serve a three year term.
For dairy districts, Becker, Cass, Wadena, Clay, Hubbard counties are in District 2.
For the turkey council, Mahnomen, Hubbard, Cass, Clay, Becker, Wadena and Otter Tail are a part of Region 1.
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