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Snapshots of Farmfest: Politicians, hemp, Palmer amaranth

Slideshow: The annual agriculture show draws an estimated 30,000 attendees each year.

The agricultural listening session at Farmfest on Aug. 7 drew a standing room only crowd.

The annual event, held on the Gilfillan Estate, Morton, Minn., draws an estimated 30,000 people each year.

The ag panel included Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue; Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., chairman of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee; Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Florida; and additional Minnesota U.S. House Reps. Angie Craig, Jim Hagedorn, Peter Stauber and Dean Phillips.

Click through the slideshow for a look at other things that were happening at Farmfest.

Kubat Willette is a digital content creator for Farm Progress.

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