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Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

EIGHTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 10, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, RURAL ECONOMIES & VETERANS AFFAIRS FINANCE DIVISION
Chair, Representative Al Juhnke

MINUTES


Representative Juhnke, Chair, called the meeting to order at 10:33 AM, February 10, 2009 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
JUHNKE, Al, Chair
HAMILTON, Rod, Vice Chair
MAGNUS, Doug, Lead
ANDERSON, Paul
BROWN, Robin
DOTY, Al
EKEN, Kent
FALK, Andrew
FAUST, Tim
HOSCH, Larry
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
SHIMANSKI, Ron
TORKELSON, Paul
WELTI, Andy


Members excused:
A quorum was present

Representative Faust moved that the minutes of February 4, 2009 be amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES APPROVED.

The following people testified on state of the dairy industry in Minnesota:
Curt Zimmerman, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
David Ward, Cooperative Network
Pat Lunemann, President, Minnesota Milk
Sadie Frericks, Dairy Producer, Melrose

Discussion and questions followed.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:43 AM.


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Representative Al Juhnke, Chair



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William Hailer, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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01:11 -Gavel, and testimony from the Department of Agriculture and dairy groups on the state of the dairy industry in Minnesota.
Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.


Dairy Day at the Capitol:
We will hear from the Department of Ag and dairy groups on the state of the dairy industry in Minnesota.