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ProAg 'Let's Talk Water' panel slated Feb. 21

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Willmar, 56201
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

OLIVIA -- Virtually nothing in agriculture stirs up interest like a single word: Water. The urgency, interest and politics of water are generating concerns everywhere, and water keynotes the agenda at the Feb. 21 annual meeting of ProAg of Renville County, Max's Grill, Olivia.

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ProAg has invited a have a panel of five people, each a specialist in their respective areas, sharing their perspectives. This is followed by a question-and-answer discussion with panel members addressing questions from the audience.

The panel includes Warren Formo, Minnesota Agricultural Water Resources Coalition; Tom Baker, Prinsco Tile; Tom Butler, Freeborn County Conservation Farmer; Garry Bennett, hydrologist with the state Department of Natural Resources; and Larry Zupke, Renville County Ditch/Drainage Inspector.

This meeting is open to the general public with a 6 p.m. social and meal at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 which includes a three-meat dinner choice. There is no charge for ProAg members. Non-members can pay at the door.

For ticket info, contact Gregg Riley, ProAg treasurer at 507-829-5634 or gregg.t.riley@monsanto.com.

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