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Interstate Agricultural Grain Marketing Commission

Also known as:
Interstate Grain Marketing Commission
Function: The commissioner of trade and economic development and the director of the Minnesota trade division have primary responsibility for promoting state agricultural interests to international markets. The commissioner of trade and economic development and the director of the Minnesota trade division are also responsible for the promotion of national trade programs related to international marketing. The commissioner of agriculture has primary responsibility for promoting the agriculture interests of producers, promoting state agricultural markets, and promoting agricultural interests of the state in cooperative production and marketing efforts with other states and the United States Department of Agriculture. The commissioner of agriculture is also responsible for promoting the national marketing of state
agricultural products.
Active dates:1987 -
History: 1991 Minn. Laws Chap. 345 - Minnesota Trade Office: $60,000 the first year and $60,000 the second year are for the state's portion of the interstate compact on agricultural grain marketing. * (The preceding paragraph beginning "$60,000" was vetoed by the governor.)
Membership: 1 senator, 1 representative, 1 member appointed by governor; 2-year terms
Record last updated: 08/11/2010
 

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