Klobuchar

The farm bill (H.R. 2)

Senator Klobuchar: (2:00 p.m.)

  • Spoke on the farm bill.
    • "This is an important bill. I hear it every day from people in my state whether they are fishermen or hunters or farmers or rural community leaders, and they understand that we do not want to be a country that becomes dependent on foreign food. We don't want that to happen. In Minnesota, we produce a lot of food. Our economy is diverse from north to south and east to west, whether it's corn, soybeans, hogs, Turkeys in the western part of state, wheat and canola in the northwest or dairy and cattle in the central and southwest. As a state we are number one in Turkeys. Yes, Mr. President, that is true, Minnesota is number one in Turkey and sugar beets."