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The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Sleepy Eye, MN
  • Radatz named executive director of MN Farm Bureau

  • Chris Radatz, a 37-year employee of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF), has been named as the organization’s executive director and will manage and coordinate all activities of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation and Affiliated companies effective Aug. 1.
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  • Chris Radatz, a 37-year employee of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF), has been named as the organization’s executive director and will manage and coordinate all activities of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation and Affiliated companies effective Aug. 1.
     
    Radatz has served as MFBF’s director of Public Policy since 1994, where he has represented Farm Bureau members on a day-to-day basis on state and national legislative and regulatory issues.
     
    Radatz joined MFBF in 1976, where he began as the southeast district field representative. He has also served as the young farmers program coordinator, field services division director and director of the marketing and commodity services division.
     
    Radatz has served on the Minnesota Environmental Initiative Board of Directors and represented MFBF on the Property Tax Working Group, Drainage Work Group, Feeding Minnesota Task Force, River Resource Alliance, Impaired Waters Task Force (G16), Minnesota Foundation for Responsible Animal Care, Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) on Animal Agriculture Citizen Advisory Committee, Minnesota Round Table for Sustainable Development and McCloy Fellow.
     
    “I am humbled and honored by the trust the board of directors have placed in me,” said Radatz. “My entire career has focused on serving Farm Bureau members. That will continue to be my focus, the focus of our staff and of our Farm Bureau organization.”
     
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