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Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

NINTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 11, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH 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 10:35 AM, February 11, 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 Doty moved that the minutes of February 10, 2009 be amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES APPROVED.

The following people testified on the Agriculture Special Appropriations Bill:
Brad Nelson, MN Ethanol Producers Association
Gerald Tumbleson, MN Corn Growers
Doug Peterson, MN Farmers Union
Bill Bond, MN Crop Production Retailers
Bruce Kleven, Small Grains
Bob Lefebvre, MN Milk Producers
Steve Commerford, MN Soybean Growers
Jerry Shoenfeld, MN Association of Ag Educators

Discussion and questions followed.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:59 AM.


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Representative Al Juhnke, Chair



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William Hailer, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Continued testimony on the 2009 agriculture special appropriation bill.