I. Introduction of members, staff and stakeholders
II. Overview of agriculture budget and accounts by House staff
Note: Food and agriculture stakeholders and interested parties will be given an opportunity to introduce themselves and who they represent/area of interest. Depending on the number of people, please keep comments brief.
I. MN Department of Agriculture update on federal 2018 Farm Bill and big picture discussion of how MN can build on it
II. Agricultural Research, Education, Extension and Technology Transfer Program (AGREETT) Update by University of Minnesota College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources (CFANS) Dean Brian Buhr