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Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance

Sixth MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - January 27, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA Sixth MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY & FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture & Rural Development Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:18 a.m. on Thursday, January 27, 2011, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
ANDERSON, Paul, Vice Chair
ANDERSON, Bruce
EKEN, Kent
FALK, Andrew
FRANSON, Mary
FRITZ, Patti
HANSEN, Rick
HOSCH, Larry
KATH, Kory
KIEL, Debra
LEMIEUR, Mike
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MORROW, Terry
PERSELL, John
POPPE, Jeanne
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SHIMANSKI, Ron
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
TORKELSON, Paul
VOGEL, Bruce
WARD, John

NO members were excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative Paul Torkelson moved to approve the minutes of January 25, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying:

University of Minnesota:
Dr. Bev Durgan, Dean of Extension
Dr. Al Levine, Dean of Agriculture School
Dr. Trevor Ames, Dean of Veterinarian School

Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership Program (MARL):
Joel Mathiowetz
Jim O'Connor

The next meeting will be Tuesday, February 1, 2011.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:43 a.m.




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REP. ROD HAMILTON, CHAIR



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Linda Westrom
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

University of Minnesota: Dean of Veterinarian School, Dean of Agriculture School, Dean of Extension
MARL - brief introduction and explanation