Area farmers will meet with Ag Commissioner, Attorney General During Farm Crisis Forum. It takes place Feb. 29 in Mankato

It goes 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel.

Land Stewardship Project member-farmers from across Minnesota, other rural residents, Minnesota Commissioner Thom Petersen and Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will be there.

Land Stewardship members will be there to present them a petition that calls for numerous policy changes as well as enforcement of current law as it relates to the structure of agribusiness. Participants in the Farm Crisis Forum will take part in small group discussions and share with the public officials and their staff the dire nature of the situation and what steps need to be taken in the short term as well as the long term.