STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
AGRICULTURE FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:15AM on January 31st, 2017, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
MILLER, Tim, Vice Chair
POPPE, Jeanne, DFL Lead
Representative Hamilton called the meeting to order at 10:15AM. A quorum was present.
Representative Ecklund moved to approve the minutes of January 18th, 2017. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
Representative Anderson moved to approve the minutes of January 26th, 2017. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
A presentation of the Agriculture Finance Committee budget for FY 2017-2018 was given by Dan Skogen, Government Relations Director, Agriculture Utilization Research Institute (AURI), Shannon Schlect, Executive Director, Agriculture Utilization Research Institute, Whitney Place, Director of Government Relations, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Geir Friisoe, Plant Protection Division Manager, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Dr. Benjamin Miller, Director, Food Safety Division, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, and Gary Horvath, Director of Laboratory Services, Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:59AM.
Representative Rod Hamilton, Chair
Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant