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Minnesota Legislature
2019-2020 Regular Session

ELEVENTH MEETING - Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

February 15, 2019

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

AGRICULTURE & FOOD FINANCE & POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Jeanne Poppe, Chair of the Division, began the meeting at 10:01 AM on February 15th, 2019, in the Orville Freeman Building.

Members present:

POPPE, Jeanne, CHAIR
BRAND, Jeff, VICE CHAIR
KLEVORN, Ginny
LIPPERT, Todd
VANG, Samantha
WAZLAWIK, Ami

Members excused:

HAMILTON, Rod, Republican LEAD
ANDERSON, Paul
ECKLUND, Rob
HANSEN, Rick
KIEL, Debra
LUECK, Dale
MILLER, Tim
POSTON, John
TABKE, Brad

A quorum was not present, no official actions were taken.

Gary Horvath, Program Manager of Laboratory Services provided the tour, and other department staff contributed throughout the tour.

Minnesota Department of Agriculture staff present:

• Thom Peterson, Commissioner
• Peder Kjeseth, Government Relations
• Gary Horvath, Lab Services Program Manager
• Bryanne Shaw, Technical Manager
• Levi Muhl, Dairy and Meat Inspection Program Manager
• Josh Stamper, Pesticides & Fertilizer Management

The tour and meeting concluded at 11:30 AM.








Representative Jeanne Poppe, Chair




Carl Kaase,
Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Field Trip: MN Dept. of Agriculture lab tour Members will tour the joint MDA lab space and receive an overview of the laboratory services and administration program budgets.