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Michael Swanson, senior vice president and ag economist and consultant with Wells Fargo and Co., believes there will be a tremendous shift in agriculture over the coming years as younger workers migrate to metro areas. Swanson joined Brian Buhr, a professor and interim dean of the College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences at the University of Minnesota, in a panel discussion in Willmar that touched on everything from corn prices to biofuels to exports. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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