REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he hopes to boost the state’s farm exports when he goes on a couple of trade missions this fall.
Dayton spoke Tuesday at the annual Farmfest show in southwestern Minnesota. He says Minnesota’s agricultural economy generates about $16 billion a year and that exports are a big part of that.READ MORE: Uptown’s Williams Pub & Peanut Bars Closes Indefinitely After Shooting
The governor says that’s why he’s leading a trade delegation to the Republic of Korea in September. He hopes to lead another one to China later in the fall.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Much Of South-Central Minnesota
Minnesota Public Radio News reports Dayton also told farmers his administration is working to streamline the state’s regulatory review of agricultural operations. He says his goal is to accelerate the permitting and environmental review process.MORE NEWS: Gophers Break Losing Streak, Beat Rutgers 68-65
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