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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

EIGHTEENTH MEETING - Agriculture Policy

April 16, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

AGRICULTURE POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Anderson, Chair of the Agriculture Policy Committee, called the joint meeting of the Agriculture Finance Committee and Agriculture Policy Committee to order at 10:19 a.m. on April 16, 2015 in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


ANDERSON, Paul, Chair
FRANSON, Mary, VC
ALLEN, Susan
ANDERSON, Mark
BACKER, Jeff
BLY, David
HAMILTON, Rod
JOHNSON, Clark
LUECK, Dale
MARIANI, Carlos
MARQUART, Paul
NORNES, Bud
POPPE, Jeanne
RARICK, Jason
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer


Agriculture Finance Committee met jointly with the Agriculture Policy Committee.

Chair Anderson started the meeting at 10:19 a.m. A quorum was present.

Rep. Daniels presented a resolution letter to Edward Frederick.

Avian Influenza Update provided by poultry industry, and the Board of Animal Health.

Testifying on Avian Influenza, Dr. John Clifford, Chief Veterenary Medical Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Dr. Carol Cardona, Chair of Avian Health University of Minnesota, Dave Fredrickson, Commissioner of Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Dr. Bill Hartmann, Kris Ehresmann, Director of Department of Infectious Disease, Steve Olson, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, John Zimmerman, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, Lou Cornicelli, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

The committee was adjourned at 11:55 a.m.






Representative Paul Anderson, Chair




Tyler Webster, Committee Legislative Assistant
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