Join us on February 22 to Celebrate Minnesota Agriculture's Legacy of Protecting Our Water

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MN Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program


Celebrating Minnesota Agriculture's Legacy of Protecting Our Water

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | MN State Capitol Room 316

and livestreamed on MDA's Youtube Channel


Minnesota farmers lead the nation in their commitment to our natural resources. Join us on Tuesday, February 22 to hear from distinguished leaders of Minnesota agricultural organizations and the legislature who are certified in the Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program. They and every one of the more than 1,170 producers who are Water Quality Certified demonstrate every day that, quite simply, leaders lead. This event is being held in partnership with We Are Water MN, a traveling exhibit that celebrates Minnesotans’ relationships with water. We Are Water MN is on display at the MN State Capitol through February 27, 2022.




  • Welcome and remarks from MDA Commissioner Thom Petersen
  • Panel of Water Quality Certified producers, hosted by Commissioner Petersen
    • Representative Paul Anderson
    • Bryan Biegler, President of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association
    • Grant Breitkreutz, President of MN State Cattlemen
    • Darin Johnson, Treasurer of MN Soybean Growers
  • Closing remarks from MDA Commissioner Thom Petersen


Please note that masks are required.


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