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CJ Holl of Wells, Minn., makes award-winning smoked nuts that he sells online and in stores throughout southern Minnesota. He’s also a city administrator there, and has worked with University of Minnesota Extension to help keep all businesses strong.
The stress rippling through ag might start on the farm but it doesn’t end there. That’s why the Minnesota Department of Agriculture hosted “Navigating Conflict and Tough Conversations” this summer, drawing upon the expertise of Extension educator Denise Stromme.