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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

FOURTH MEETING - Agriculture Policy

January 21, 2015

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

AGRICULTURE POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Anderson, Chair of the Agriculture Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:16 on January 21st, 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
ANDERSON, Mark
BACKER, Jeff
BLY, David
HAMILTON, Rod
JOHNSON, Clark
LUECK, Dale
MARQUART, Paul
MARIANI, Carlos
NORNES, Bud
POPPE, Jeanne
RARICK, Jason
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SCHOMACKER, Joe

Members excused:
ALLEN, Susan
ANDERSON, Mark

A quorum was present.

Representative Schomacker moved to approve the minutes from January 14th, 2015, and January 15th, 2015. The MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Jason Moeckel, Minnesota DNR, Division of Ecological and Water Resources, Presented on Groundwater Management, and responded to questions from the chair, and members.

Bruce Kleven, Bonanza Valley Irrigators Association of Minnesota, Provided Testimony on groundwater management.

Alan Peterson, President of the Irrigators Association of Minnesota, Provided testimony on groundwater management.

Jim Anderson, Bonanza Valley Irrigators Association of Minnesota, Provided testimony on groundwater management.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:02





Representative Paul Anderson, Chair




Tyler Webster, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources presentation on groundwater management areas pilot program. Presentation and testimony from Minnesota Irrigators Association

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