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Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

FOURTEENTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - March 03, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTEENTH 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, March 3, 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
A quorum was present

Representative Falk moved that the minutes of February 25, 2009 be amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES APPROVED.

The following individuals from the MN Department of Agriculture testified on the budget of the Marketing Division of the Department of Agriculture:

Kurt Markham, Steve Ernest, Doug Spanier

The following individuals from the MN Department of Agriculture testified on the budget of the Ag 21 program for the Department of Agriculture:

Quinn Cheney, Curt Zimmerman

The following individuals from the MN Department of Agriculture testified on the Department of Agriculture report on ethanol plants:

Quinn Cheney, Steve Ernest

Discussion and questions followed.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:00 PM.


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Representative Al Juhnke, Chair



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William Hailer, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Budget discussions on the Marketing Division of the Department of Agriculture, the Ag 21 program proposal, and ethanol plant reports.