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Assistant commissioner at Dept. of Ag emphasizes 'place for all types of agriculture'


OLIVIA -- Helping young people get started in agriculture and promoting a growing local foods economy in the state are priorities for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture under its new leadership.

Matthew Wohlman, a newly appointed assistant commissioner in the department, also emphasized that it will continue to promote conventional agriculture and the adoption of new technologies in the field.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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