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News Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

MDA and Conservis announce new public-private partnership to improve water quality in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, MN – At 10:00am on Friday, July 29, 2016, Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson and Conservis CEO Pat Christie will announce a new public-private partnership to improve water quality in Minnesota. Conservis, a Minnesota-based agriculture technology innovator, has committed to bringing an additional 100,000 acres of farmland into the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program. The announcement will take place at Conservis corporate headquarters in downtown Minneapolis. Members of the press are invited to attend this announcement.

WHO:
Dave Frederickson, Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner
Pat Christie, CEO of Conservis
Matt Wohlman, Assistant Agriculture Commissioner

WHAT:
Announcing a new public-private partnership to improve water quality in Minnesota

WHEN:
Friday, July 29, 2016
10:00am

WHERE:
1624 Harmon Place, Suite 304, Minneapolis, MN 55403

DIRECTIONS:
Conservis is located in the Loring Corners building, directly across the street from the Basilica of Saint Mary. Guests are advised to park in the lot on the north end of Loring Park, or in front of Cafe and Bar Lurcat on Harmon Place.

CONTACTS:
Margaret Hart, MDA Communications
651-201-6131, Margaret.hart@state.mn.us 
Kate Galloway, PadillaCRT
612-455-1745, kate.galloway@padillacrt.com

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