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Rep. Al Juhnke of Willmar, House agriculture finance chairman, is pictured Wednesday during a meeting at the Capitol in St. Paul. Tribune photo by Don Davis

Cuts appear likely for farming areas

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ST. PAUL -- Farm-area legislators fear that agriculture programs are being cut more than other departments as Minnesota officials look to balancing the state budget.


And they do not like being left in the dark, as they claim is happening as the Pawlenty administration looks at further reductions.

The House agriculture finance committee looked into the situation Wednesday, and went away asking for more details.

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