Dayton names Murdock native Frederickson as new ag commissioner
ST. PAUL -- A U.S. Senate staff member and former National Farmers' Union president will be the next Minnesota agriculture commissioner.
Dave Frederickson was Gov.-elect Mark Dayton's pick Tuesday, ending Gene Hugoson's tenure of serving three governors.
Dayton has "a deep understanding and commitment to agricultural issues," Frederickson said.
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