U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-MT) will host a roundtable forum on agricultural issues Thursday afternoon, April 5th at MSU-Northern in Havre. Ag producers and the public are invited to attend.

Topics to be discussed include ag industry opportunities and challenges, from rising fuel costs and bio-fuels to increased export opportunities, natural disasters and federal regulations.

Those scheduled to take part include:

Congressman Denny Rehberg

Greg Kegel, Havre - Dean of the College of Technical Sciences, MSU-Northern

Dale Schuler, Ft Benton - Montana Grains Foundation

Allen Merrill, Big Sandy - Montana Farmers Union

Brian Eggebrecht, Malta - Montana Grain Growers Association

Bruce Wright, Belgrade - Montana Farm Bureau Federation

Ken Johnson, Conrad - Montana Farm Bureau Federation

Dave McEwan, Galata - Montana Wool Growers Association

Leon LaSalle, Havre - Montana Stockgrowers Association

Darrin Boss, Havre - Northern Agricultural Research Center

The agriculture roundtable will be held at the Hensler Auditorium, Applied Technology Center at MSU-Northern. The program begins at 3:00pm Thursday.