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Co-op manager lobbies congress

id-Kansas Co-op, Walton, joined members of the Tomorrow’s Agribusiness Leaders meeting congressional and trade association officials last month in Washington.

The class met officials of the Agriculture Retailers Association, the Fertilizer Institute, CropLife America, America Seed Trade Association, the National Grain and Feed Association, and National Bio.

After briefings, the class met with members of Congress and their staff to deliver the industry’s message on Capitol Hill.

Included were meetings with Mike Torrey, an agriculture lobbyist and former aide to the secretary of agriculture. The class also had a private lunch and briefing with Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan.

Last modified Aug. 13, 2009