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THIRD MEETING - Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD 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 9:44 AM on January 22nd, 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 moved to adopt the minutes from the division meeting on January 17. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Lucas Sjostrom, Executive Director of Minnesota Milk Producers Association, gave a presentation on the economics of dairy farming in Minnesota including current challenges faced by dairy farmers in Minnesota. David Buck, President of Minnesota Milk Producers Association, provided additional perspective and comments.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:14 AM.





Representative Jeanne Poppe, Chair




Carl Kaase,
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Dairy economics 101 and overview of the impact of the federal 2018 Farm Bill on dairy industry -Presentation by Lucas Sjostrom, Minnesota Milk Producers

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00:44 - Dairy economics 101 and overview of the impact of the federal 2018 farm bill on dairy industry. - Presentation by Lucas Sjostrom, Minnesota Milk Producers. Runs 1 hour, 29 minutes.