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Doug Peterson

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MN Farmers Union

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Background Information

Employment History

Farmers Union President

Minnesota Cooks


Affiliations

National Farmers Union

Board Member


IDEAg Group LLC

Advisory Board Member


HCAMn

Advisory Board Member


HCAMn

Advisory Board Member


Minnesota Environmental Partnership

Board Member


Agricultural Utilization Research Institute

Board Members Representative


Minnesota House of Representatives

Member


Education

Missouri Western State University


B.S. degree

Agriculture


MN Farmers Union


Web References(192 Total References)


Minnesota Farmers Union Executive Board

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Doug Peterson, President
Doug has served as Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) State President since April, 2002. Prior to his election, Doug served in the Minnesota House of Representatives for twelve years, representing a district in Western Minnesota. He was the author of legislation that established a statewide ethanol fuels requirement. An accomplished artist, former college football standout (Augustana College of Sioux Falls), and former teacher and coach, Doug is also a licensed auctioneer. He and his wife, Elly, live on their family farm near Madison in Lac qui Parle County.


Minnesota Farmers Union Staff

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Doug Peterson, President


HOME - Montana Farmers Union

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Alan Merrill, Montana Farmers Union President; Darin Von Ruden, Wisconsin Farmers Union President; Roger Johnson, National Farmers Union President; Mark Watne, North Dakota Farmers Union President;Doug Peterson, Minnesota Farmers Union President
Alan Merrill, Montana Farmers Union President; Darin Von Ruden, Wisconsin Farmers Union President; Roger Johnson, National Farmers Union President; Mark Watne, North Dakota Farmers Union President;Doug Peterson, Minnesota Farmers Union President


Advocacy | Minnesota Farmers Union

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Among the MFU members on the committee are Yellow Medicine County Farmers Union President Tim Velde, Wabasha Co. member Jessica Hofschulte and also MFU President Doug Peterson.
"When the session started MFU's top legislative priorities were addressing property taxes, rural broadband, clarifying the new buffer law and extending the Farmer-Lender Mediation Act as well as other priorities" said MFU President Doug Peterson. stated MFU President Doug Peterson. Doug Peterson, President of Minnesota Farmers Union, was re-elected as NFU secretary. "I am pleased to have another opportunity to serve as the Secretary of National Farmers Union" stated Peterson. MFU President Doug Peterson attended Governor Mark Dayton's "State of the State" speech as his guest this week. This past week MFU President Doug Peterson, VP Gary Wertish and I met with BWSR Executive Director John Jaschke and MDA Commissioner Frederickson to discuss a proposed new CREP for Minnesota and to talk other issues including buffers. MFU President Doug Peterson says that "MFU was pleased to see many of its top priorities enacted into law this year including strong investments in partnering with farmers through livestock investment grants and value-added projects, increased funding for state meat inspection and wolf depredation as well as the creation of new incentives for advanced biofuel and biochemical projects. " Peterson also adds that "MFU was pleased that the legislature came together to adequately address the current outbreak of avian influenza. Recently, MFU President Doug Peterson and I joined other farm leaders in sitting down with the Governor to discuss issues around the proposal. Friday MFU President Doug Peterson and I joined other farm leaders in sitting down with the Governor to discuss issues around the proposal. On Wednesday, April 8, 2015, Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) leaders President Doug Peterson, Vice President Gary Wertish, and Legislative Director Thom Petersen, met with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to reinforce their support for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and to provide clarity to the definitions of Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS). MFU President Doug Peterson stated "Administrator McCarthy was open to working with farmers in providing clarity on exemptions and exclusions within agricultural waters as it pertains to WOTUS. Five Farmers Union state presidents, including Doug Peterson, with Minnesota Farmers Union and National Farmers Union's (NFU) chief counsel, David Velde, also from Minnesota, were granted an audience with Pope Francis this week following a weeklong series of meetings with Vatican officials and rural-based non-governmental organizations. "I'm pleased to hear the Vatican State Department's belief that stewardship is ecumenical worldwide," said Doug Peterson, president of the Minnesota Farmers Union. "This is common-sense legislation," said Minnesota Farmers Union President Doug Peterson. "Opening trade with Cuba instantly creates demand for agricultural products; Minnesota being ready to trade means more money for Minnesota farmers. The bill is expected to be referred to the committee on Agriculture Policy. Water Commission MFU President Doug Peterson testified this past week of MFU's water issues before the Legislative Water Commission which this week was chaired by Rep. President Peterson talked about how MFU is involved in as many as 8 different water-related committees, which is about 8 more than when he became President of MFU 12 plus years ago, everything from the Clean Water Council to the MN Ag Water Quality Resource Center. Peterson also commented on irrigation, buffers, and wetland issues. Monday of this week MFU President Doug Peterson testified before the House Veterans Committee in support of H.F. 545 authored by Rep. "Our nation has a long history of support of the education and retraining of our veterans," stated Minnesota Farmers Union President, Doug Peterson, "it is within that spirit of supporting veterans, that Minnesota Farmers Union is launching "MN Vets", aimed at connecting veterans to farmers and farming.


Land Stewardship Project News Releases/Statements

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"Until we address currency multiplication in all trade agreements, trade will not be fair," said MFU President Doug Peterson.
"Until we address currency multiplication in all trade agreements, trade will not be fair," said MFU President Doug Peterson.


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