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Minnesota Department of Agriculture seeks input before 2023 legislative session

Two virtual public input sessions offer farmers and ag industry a chance to share ideas. Sessions will be Sept. 6 and Sept. 7, 2022. Written comments can be submitted through Sept. 15, 2022.

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ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is gathering ideas before the 2023 sets a two-year budget.

The department is hosting two virtual public input sessions where people can share their ideas directly. The two sessions will take place via Zoom. Participation is free, but registration is required. The sessions are scheduled for:

There also is an online form for written submissions open through Sept. 15.
Registration and comment forms can be found at www.mda.state.mn.us/2023-legislative-ideas.

The Minnesota Legislature appropriates money for the Department of Agriculture through a two-year budget bill .

State budgets are set in legislative sessions that take place in odd-numbered years and are sometimes revised during sessions in even-numbered years. The next legislative session begins on Jan. 3, 2023, and will determine the next two-year state budget.


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