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SECOND MEETING - Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

AGRICULTURE & FOOD FINANCE & POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Jeanne Poppe, Chair of the Division, called the meeting to order at 9:45 AM on January 17th, 2019, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

POPPE, Jeanne, CHAIR
BRAND, Jeff, VICE CHAIR
HAMILTON, Rod, Republican LEAD
ANDERSON, Paul
ECKLUND, Rob
HANSEN, Rick
KIEL, Debra
KLEVORN, Ginny
LIPPERT, Todd
LUECK, Dale
MILLER, Tim
POSTON, John
TABKE, Brad
VANG, Samantha
WAZLAWIK, Ami

A quorum was present.

Vice Chair Brand motioned to adopt the minutes from the division meeting on January 15. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Deputy Commissioner Andrea Vaubel provided update on the federal 2018 Farm Bill with an overview on its impact on Minnesota. Peder Kjeseth, the new Government Affairs Director for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, was introduced.

Dr. Brian Buhr, Dean of the College of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences gave a presentation on the functions and impacts of Agricultural Research, Education, Extension, and Technology Transfer Program (AGREETT).

Dr. Joleen Hadrich and Dr. Noelle Noyes explained their research made possible by AGREETT funding.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:58 AM.





Representative Jeanne Poppe, Chair




Carl Kaase,
Committee Legislative Assistant



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Agenda:

I. MN Department of Agriculture update on federal 2018 Farm Bill and big picture discussion of how MN can build on it II. Agricultural Research, Education, Extension and Technology Transfer Program (AGREETT) Update by University of Minnesota College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources (CFANS) Dean Brian Buhr

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00:44 - Department of Agriculture update on federal 2018 Farm Bill and big picture discussion of how Minnesota can build on it. 17:08 - Agricultural Research, Education, Extension and Technology Transfer Program (AGREETT). - Update by University of Minnesota College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources (CFANS) Dean Brian Buhr. Runs 1 hour, 14 minutes.