STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY & FINANCE
Representative Paul Anderson, Vice Chair of the Agriculture & Rural Development Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:18 a.m. on February 15, 2011, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
A quorum was not present.
ANDERSON, Paul, Vice Chair
Chair Hamilton was excused.
At 10:30 a.m. a quorum was present. Representative Joe Schomacker moved that the minutes of February 9, 2011 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Presenting overviews of their organizations were:
Julie Tesch, Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council (MAELC)
Jason Troendle and Liz Rabbe - State FFA Officers
Jason Kaare - U of M / Ag Awareness Day
Natasha Mortenson, Ag teacher, Morris, MN
Jeff Eppen, Ag teacher, Sibley East, Arlington, MN
Denise Reeser, Ag teacher, Brainerd, MN
Al Withers, Ag in the Classroom, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Greta Gauthier, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Jim Gibson, Farm America, Waseca
Pat Lunemann, Minnesota Dairy Research/Education and Consumer Outreach Facility Minnesota Milk Producers
Curt Zimmerman, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
David Ward, Coop Network
Steve Schlangen, Coop Network
The next meeting is Wednesday, February 16, 2011.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:05 p.m.
REP. PAUL ANDERSON, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant