Statement on the Passing of Congressman Jim Hagedorn

Statement from the American Sugar Alliance on the passing of Congressman Jim Hagedorn:

“We are saddened by the loss of Congressman Jim Hagedorn. He cared deeply about Minnesota and America. As part of a multi-generational farm family, Congressman Hagedorn knew intimately the challenges faced by America’s farmers. From his position on the House Agriculture Committee, Congressman Hagedorn advocated for Minnesota’s sugarbeet farmers and was a friend to the entire sugar industry. We send our condolences to Congressman Hagedorn’s wife, Jennifer, his loved ones, and his constituents.”