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Smith Forms Ag Working Group for Farm Bill

February 09, 2018 07:35 AM

(ABC 6 News) –  Senator Tina Smith, D-Minn., is creating a new Ag group to make the voices of Minnesota farmers heard. Smith sits on the Senate Agriculture Committee that will be crafting a new farm bill.

The workgroup is made up of industry experts and leaders who will serve as advisors on priorities they want to have included in the bill. 

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“If you care about conservation, if you care about energy, if you care about rural health or if you care about you know the basic tools that we have to make sure that farming works for Minnesotans. It's all covered there,” Smith said.

 Smith will hold a kickoff for the Ag group in the coming weeks.


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