St. PAUL – Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) members from across the state participated in meetings held with the state’s congressional delegation from Sept. 20-23. The annualNational Farmers Union Legislative Fly-in to D.C.was held virtually for the second year in a row due to COVID-19 concerns.
Farmers Union members shared three main legislative issues with lawmakers:
“We thank lawmakers and their staff members for meeting virtually with us during the NFU Legislative Fly-in,” said MFU President Gary Wertish. “It’s great to connect our members with their federal representatives and their staff members to share stories and talk about where the federal government can help strengthen rural communities and family farms.”