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MINNESOTA FARM OWNER, AGRICULTURE LAW EXPERT NAMED TO BOARD OF ONLY NATIONAL FARMLAND PROTECTION GROUP

MINNESOTA FARM OWNER, AGRICULTURE LAW EXPERT NAMED TO BOARD OF ONLY
 NATIONAL FARMLAND PROTECTION GROUP
 WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota farm owner, agriculture attorney and legal firm chairman Ralph K. Morris has been named to the board of the American Farmland Trust (AFT) in Washington.
 AFT is the only national, non-profit organization that works to stop the loss of productive farmland and to promote farming practices that lead to a healthy environment. Now in its 12th year, AFT has regional offices in California, Illinois and Massachusetts. The group received the President's Environment and Conservation Challenge Award for its innovative work on the nation's environmental problems. Only eight other groups nationwide received an award, and AFT was the sole Innovation category winner.
 Morris, 51, grew up on a dairy farm 60 miles west of Minneapolis in Dassel. He received an undergraduate degree in business from Harvard University and a law degree from Stanford University. He has been an attorney with the law firm of Doherty, Rumble, & Butler since 1966 and currently serves as chairman of the firm's board of directors. Formed in the 1850s, Doherty, Rumble, & Butler is a 95- lawyer firm with offices in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Denver and Washington. Morris' area of practice involves agriculture, agriculture cooperatives and rural electrics. He represents clients throughout the United States and serves as outside general counsel for several agricultural cooperatives. The principal focus of his practice involves corporate, tax and financing issues.
 A member of the Harvard University Alumni Association and former president of the Harvard Club of Minnesota, Morris is a frequent author and lecturer on matters involving agriculture and agricultural cooperatives. He and his wife Jarolyn live in North Oaks, Minn. The couple has three children.
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 /CONTACT: Gary Kozel of the American Farmland Trust, 202-659-5170/ CO: American Farmland Trust ST: Minnesota IN: SU: PER


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