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Guest column: County delegation hits farm convention

The title "Fairness for Farmers" captures the spirit of a movement that is gathering momentum in rural Minnesota and beyond. Small and medium farms, which characterize the agricultural landscape of Carlton County, can be found across the state. Families that farm for a living benefit from cooperating with each other, educating the public, and lobbying for reform. That is the mission of the Minnesota Farmers Union.

With roots in the early 20th century, MFU today is making the state a leader in ideas and programs that support the little guy. Wrenshall farmer Mark Thell is the president of the Ca...

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