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Dairy council seeks candidates

The Minnesota Dairy Research and Promotion Council is seeking candidates for board positions in District 7, comprising Douglas, Stevens, Traverse, Pope and Grant counties, and 10 other districts. Elected board members represent dairy farmers in their districts and decide how to spend dairy check-off funds.

Candidates should be active dairy farmers who are well-informed members of their community and interested in check-off promotion programs. Those interested in running for a seat on the board should contact their local nominating chairs by Wednesday, Sept. 20. In District 7, that's Bette Paulzine, 320-283-5478

After the nomination deadline, a list of the candidates will be available from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Mail requests should be sent to Promotion Councils, 625 North Robert Street, St. Paul, MN 55155-2538. Election ballots will be mailed in late December. For more information, call 651-201-6494 or 800-967-2474.