Rep. Jean Wagenius of Minneapolis tells the Minnesota Agri-Growth Council Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, that she will work with House Agriculture Policy Committee members in drawing up a budget for farm programs. She has a long history as an environmentalist and some farmers are worried because she leads the committee dealing with financing ag programs. (Don Davis/Forum News Service)
Chairwomen implement way to give ag interests a voice
ST. PAUL -- Patrick Lunemann is not convinced the agriculture industry will get a fair shake from a Minnesota House committee that decides farm program funding, even after farmers learned of a change to give them more of a voice.
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