Farmfest kicks off with health care, Farm Bill discussions
By Gretchen Schlosser
West Central Tribune
GILFILLAN -- Serving in Congress has been like "drinking from a fire hose" since the new Farm Bill became law last May, Rep. Collin Peterson said Tuesday at Farmfest.
The 28th annual farm show kicked off Tuesday morning and Peterson and Rep. Tim Walz kept the rapid-fire pace up by discussing the economy, government stimulus actions, healthcare, the economy, energy and cap and trade legislation under the big forum tent.
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