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AG Schmidt to conduct agriculture tour in Northeast Kansas

Release Date: Mar 29, 2016

TOPEKA – (March 29, 2016) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt will visit three Northeast Kansas counties next week as part of an agricultural industry listening tour he plans to conduct throughout the state this spring.

“Agriculture is our state’s largest industry,” Schmidt said, “and it is important to hear from Kansas producers about the legal and regulatory issues they are facing. I look forward to visiting with farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses throughout the state in the coming weeks.”

Schmidt serves as a member of the agriculture committee for the National Association of Attorneys General. During his time as attorney general, Schmidt has worked to protect Kansas agriculture by fighting against harmful federal regulations, including water regulations and labor rules. As a former member of the Kansas Senate, Schmidt previously served as chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee.

On Monday, April 4, Schmidt will visit Nemaha, Brown and Doniphan counties. The schedule is as follows:

Monday, April 4

9:30 a.m.

Nemaha County – Visit J-Six Farms, Seneca

 

 

 

 

11:30 a.m.

Brown County – Visit Ag Partners Coop, Hiawatha

 

 

 

 

1:30 p.m.

Doniphan County – Visit Geiger Cattle, Troy

 

Members of the media interested in more details for these events should contact Schmidt’s office at (785) 296-6115 or media@ag.ks.gov.

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