Oberstar Meeting with Local Farmers in Pine City

Friday, July 24th, 2009 at 5:02 pm

Washington DC – Congressman Jim Oberstar will be sitting down with local dairy farmers to discuss key issues facing Minnesota’s milk producers.  The meeting will be open to the public and will include representatives from the Minnesota Farmers Union, Minnesota Milk Producers and the Minnesota Farm Bureau.

“From low milk price to health care concerns and obtaining credit with which to operate, Minnesota farmers are facing tough issues,” said Oberstar.  “I’m looking for input and ideas so I can be an effective advocate for them in Washington, D.C.”

What:  Oberstar meeting with local farmers, Minnesota Farmers Union, Minnesota Farm Bureau and Minnesota Milk Producers.

When: Friday, August 7, 2009, 1:15 to 2:00 PM

Where: City Hall Community Room, 300 Fifth Street SE, Pine City

(From office of Congressman Jim Oberstar)

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