AgriGrowth praises legislature for common sense reforms in Environment and Natural Resources Finance Bill Saint Paul — Perry Aasness, Executive Director of the Minnesota AgriGrowth Council, praised the Minnesota Legislature for passing a common sense Environment and Natural Resources Finance bill that helps to bring some measure of common sense reforms to Minnesota’s regulatory process….

AgriGrowth Statement on Dayton Adminstration Communications Saint Paul — Perry Aasness, Executive Director of the Minnesota AgriGrowth Council (AgriGrowth) issued the following statement in response to communications issued on May 9th from the Dayton Administration related to provisions in the Agriculture Finance bill pending before the Legislature: “The statement from the Dayton Administration that pesticide…

Statement from Perry Aasness on the confirmation of Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture Saint Paul — Statement from Perry Aasness, Executive Director of the Minnesota AgriGrowth Council on the confirmation of Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture: “We are pleased former Governor Sonny Purdue has finally been approved by the U.S. Senate as the…

Statement from Perry Aasness on the February state budget and economic forecast  Saint Paul – The state budget and economic forecast released today shows a budget surplus of $1.65 billion in Minnesota. Below is a statement from the Minnesota AgriGrowth Council’s executive director, Perry Aasness, on the news of the budget surplus: “Today’s budget forecast showing…

AgriGrowth launches groundbreaking talent system that connects employers and candidates using cutting-edge recruiting technology Saint Paul – The Minnesota AgriGrowth Council has partnered with RealTime Talent to launch the AgriGrowth Job Exchange, a cutting-edge matching technology that will transform the candidate recruitment process and streamline how employers and candidates connect with each other during the…

Statement from Perry Aasness on MN health insurance premium relief and reform Saint Paul – Governor Dayton signed a bill into law tonight that will provide health insurance premium relief for Minnesotans, along with several reforms for the insurance industry. In response, AgriGrowth Executive Director Perry Aasness released the following statement: “We applaud the legislature…

Statement from Perry Aasness on President Trump’s Executive Order withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Saint Paul – President Trump issued an Executive Order today, withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In response, AgriGrowth Executive Director Perry Aasness released the following statement: “Minnesota’s agriculture sector is the backbone of our state’s…

Minnesota AgriGrowth Council Elects 2017 Leadership Saint Paul – The Minnesota AgriGrowth Council is pleased to announce the election of Pat Lunemann, Partner and General Manager of Twin Eagle Dairy, as chair of its board of directors. Twin Eagle Dairy, located near Clarissa, operates an 800 cow dairy. Lunemann is past-president of the Minnesota Milk…

Statement from Perry Aasness on the nomination of former Governor Sonny Perdue for agriculture secretary Saint Paul – The Minnesota AgriGrowth Council Executive Director Perry Aasness released the following statement today, in response to the nomination of former Governor Sonny Perdue for agriculture secretary: “We are glad that the agriculture secretary has been nominated – it…

Statement from Perry Aasness on Dayton Administration’s property tax relief proposal for Minnesota farmers Farmers have faced rising property taxes in Minnesota; new proposal would help provide relief Saint Paul – The Minnesota AgriGrowth Council Executive Director Perry Aasness released the following statement today, in response to the Dayton Administration’s property tax relief proposal for Minnesota…

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