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Rep. Jean Wagenius on Tuesday says she will work with House ag policy members in drawing up a budget for farm programs. Forum News Service photo by Don Davis

Other key issues may ultimately overwhelm debate on ag funding


ST. PAUL — Patrick Lunemann is not convinced the agriculture industry will get a fair shake from a Minnesota House committee that decides farm program funding, even after farmers learned of a change to give them more of a voice.

“It is to be determined whether it is going to work,” the Clarissa dairy and crop farmer said Tuesday after the two House agriculture chairwomen discussed the issue with the Minnesota Agri-Growth Council.

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