STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, RURAL ECONOMIES & VETERANS AFFAIRS FINANCE DIVISION
Chair, Representative Al Juhnke
Representative Hamilton, Vice Chair, called the meeting to order at 10:33 AM, March 11, 2009 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
JUHNKE, Al, Chair
HAMILTON, Rod, Vice Chair
MAGNUS, Doug, Lead
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
A quorum was present
Representative Torkelson moved that the minutes of March 10, 2009 be amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES APPROVED.
The following people testified relating to the budget of the Plant Protection Division of the Department of Agriculture:
Geir Friisoe, Quinn Cheney, Steve Ernest, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
The following people testified relating to the budget of the Ag Development and Financial
Assistance Division of the Department of Agriculture:
Mary Hanks and Peter Sheffert, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Discussion and questions followed.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:55 AM.
Representative Al Juhnke, Chair
William Hailer, Committee Legislative Assistant