Wheat growers to vote on check-off increase in JanuaryMember farmers of the Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council will vote in January on a proposed increase to their check-off promotion.
By: Staff Report, Morris Sun Tribune
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Member farmers of the Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council will vote in January on a proposed increase to their check-off promotion. The current proposal is to change the check-off amount from one to two cents per bushel. The one-cent per bushel check-off rate has been in place since the wheat check-off was established 30 years ago.
Wheat producers will vote on the referendum at locations throughout Minnesota January 15-25, 2010.
Friday, January 15, 2010
8:30 - 11:30 a.m., VFW, Dawson
1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Meeker County Courthouse, Litchfield
Monday, January 18, 2010
1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Best Northland Prairie Inn, Morris
Tuesday, January 19
8:30 - 11:30 a.m., Northern Grill, Breckenridge
1:00 - 4:00 p.m., American Legion, Moorhead
Wednesday, January 20
8:30 - 11:30 a.m., American Legion, Crookston
12:30 - 3:30 p.m., VFW Club, Ada
Thursday, January 21
9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m., Hallock City Hall, Hallock
1:00 - 4:00 p.m., American Legion Club, Argyle
5:00 - 8:00 p.m., Gene’s Bar & Grill, Roseau
Friday, January 22
8:30 - 11:30 a.m., Northwest Grain, St. Hilaire
1:00 - 4:00 p.m., McIntosh Community Center, McIntosh
Monday, January 25
1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Le Sueur County Fairgrounds, 4-H Family Center, Le Center
Voting will also be held Tuesday, January 19 - Friday, January 22, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture offices in St. Paul.
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