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Mark Dayton's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: Governor (MN), Democratic/Farmer/Labor
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for Governor
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
Nov. 25, 2013 Governor Dayton Kicks Off Thanksgiving Week
Sept. 13, 2013 Blog: Taiwan to Purchase $3.5 Billion in Agricultural Products from Minnesota, Midwestern Farmers
Aug. 15, 2013 Redwood Falls Gazette - Governor Mark Dayton on Farming in Minnesot
July 9, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, United States House of Representatives - The Farm Bill
April 15, 2011 Governor Dayton Signs Bipartisan Agriculture Budget Bill
Dec. 8, 2006 Coleman Urges CFTC To Consider Revoking AWB USA Participation Rights
Dec. 6, 2006 Future USDA Undersecretary Makes Commitment To Coleman To Enforce Current U.S. Sugar Policy
Dec. 5, 2006 Dayton, Senators Disappointed in the Defeat of Agriculture Disaster Assistance
Dec. 5, 2006 Senator Norm Coleman Statement On Agriculture Disaster Assistance Vote
Dec. 5, 2006 Coleman To Introduce Bill To Investigate Potential Harm Of Australian Wheat Board On U.S. Farmers
Oct. 13, 2006 Dayton Announces Additional Counties Eligible for Natural Disaster Assistance
Sept. 29, 2006 Agriculture Disaster Relief
Sept. 29, 2006 Dayton Joins New Bipartisan Fight for Agriculture Disaster Assistance
Sept. 6, 2006 Dayton: 36 Drought-Stricken Minnesota Counties Declared Disaster Areas by USDA
July 19, 2006 Dayton: Senate Locks in Navigation Improvements to Upper Mississippi River in Water Resources Bill
July 15, 2006 Dayton, Leaders in Biofuels, Agriculture Discuss How to Put More Renewable Fuel Into American Gas Tanks
June 7, 2006 Dayton, Democratic Colleagues Denounce Elimination of Senate-Passed $4B Aid Package for Farmers
May 16, 2006 Dayton, Colleagues Call on President, House Members to Keep Senate-Approved Disaster Aid for Farmers
May 4, 2006 Dayton: Farmers Hit by Natural Disasters Get $4 Billion in Senate-Passed Emergency Spending Bill
Feb. 10, 2006 Additional Statements
Nov. 17, 2005 Tax Relief Act of 2005
Sept. 21, 2005 Nomination of John Roberts
Sept. 9, 2005 Durbin, Others Call on President to Include Relief for Farmers in Emergency Relief Request
Sept. 7, 2005 Dayton Pushes for Hearing on U.S. Crop Damage Due to Hurricane Katrina, Other Natural Disasters
July 14, 2005 Dayton, Coleman, Peterson, Pawlenty Support Emergency Plan to Aid Livestock Farmers Affected by Kittson County Floods
July 1, 2005 Dayton Calls for Hearing to Investigate USDA's Testing of Contaminated Cattle
March 17, 2005 Dayton Fights to Restore $2.8 Billion for Agriculture Programs in 2006 Budget
March 7, 2005 Dayton Votes to Overturn USDA Proposal to Resume Canadian Beef Imports
Feb. 3, 2005 Hearing of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry on Examining the Effects of BSE on U. S. Imports and Exports of Cattle and Beef
Jan. 11, 2005 Dayton Seeks Extension of MILC Program; Urges President to Honor His Commitment to Minnesota's Dairy Farmers
Jan. 7, 2005 Dayton Supports Johanns to Head USDA; Promises to Protect Minnesota's Agricultural Priorities
Nov. 5, 2004 Dayton Praises Selection of Five Minnesota Watersheds for 2005 Conservation Security Program
Aug. 30, 2004 Dayton and Oberstar Urge Governor to Request Federal Disaster Assistance for Major Crop Loss Due to Frost
Nov. 18, 2003 Executive Session - Thomas C. Dorr to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development
Nov. 5, 2003 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004 - Continued
June 5, 2003 Dayton Statement on Senate Passage of the Renewable Fuels Standard
Feb. 11, 2003 Letter to President About Emergency Agriculture Disaster Assistance
Jan. 22, 2003 Floor Statement on Agriculture Disaster Assistance
Jan. 9, 2003 Dayton Blasts White House Stance on Farm Disaster Aid
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