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Revised ag transportation handbook now available

EAGAN -- The Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation in partnership with the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, commercial vehicle inspectors, Minnesota State Patrol and the Federal Highway Administration have revised and reprinted the Agriculture Transportation Handbook with updated state and federal statutes, rules and exemptions for transporting agricultural goods on highways.

"The Agriculture Transportation Handbook is a valuable resource for Minnesota's farmers and ranchers," said Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin Paap. "Understanding state and federal transportation laws and regulations help to ensure safe transportation of agricultural goods."

Copies of the handbook are available free of charge through the Farm Bureau Foundation. For your copy, contact Jenna Wegner at 651-768-2117 or The revised handbooks will also be available at the Farm Bureau booth at Big Iron.