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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

FIFTH MEETING - Agriculture Policy

January 22, 2015

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

AGRICULTURE POLICY COMMITTEE
MINUTES



Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture Finance Committee, called the joint meeting of the Agriculture Finance Committee and the Agriculture Policy Committee to order at 10:15 A.M. on January 22, 2015, in Room Five of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


ANDERSON, Paul, Chair
FRANSON, Mary, VC
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:
ANDERSON, Mark

At 10:19 A.M a quorum was present.

Dan Skogen, Director of Government Relations at AURI, presented an overview of the Agriculture Utilization Research Institute.

James Curren presented an overview of his business, JavaCycle, and its joint coordination with AURI to turn coffee waste into useful products.

John Polluck presented an overview of his business, Midwest Ag Enterprises.

Bill Mulso and Cam Fanfulik presented and overview of Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership (MARL), and the following students from the organization introduced themselves:

Luke Daninger
Yolanda Cotterall
Heath Radke
Barbara Liebenstein

The meeting was adjourned at 11:53 A.M.





Representative Paul Anderson, Chair




Tyler Webster, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Overview of Agriculture Utilization Research Institute Overview of Minnesota Agriculture & Rural Leadership (MARL) Continuation of presentations from Minnesota Department of Agriculture Division Directors

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