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Agriculture Finance and Policy

NINTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 10, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION
AGRICULTURE FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE MINUTES

Representative Samantha Vang, Vice Chair of the Agriculture Finance and Policy Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll. A quorum was present.

Members present:
SUNDIN, Mike, CHAIR
VANG, Samantha, VICE CHAIR
ANDERSON, Paul, Minority Lead
BURKEL, John
ECKLUND, Rob
HANSEN, Rick
HANSON, Jessica
KLEVORN, Ginny
LIPPERT, Todd
LUECK, Dale
MILLER, Tim
NELSON, Nathan
THOMPSON, John

Rep. Lippert moved to approve adoption of the minutes of the previous meeting. The motion prevailed. The minutes from the February 8, 2021 meeting were adopted.

MDA continued to provide a budget and program review, and responded to member questions.

Dairy and Meat Inspection
• Dr. Nicole Neeser, Dairy & Meat Inspection Division Director

Food and Feed Division
• Katherine Simon, Food & Feed Safety Division Director

Governor's ag related recommendations for Clean Water Fund
• Dan Stoddard, Assistant Director, Pesticide & Fertilizer Management Division
• Brad Jordahl Redlin, Certification Program Manager
• Margaret Wagner, Pesticide & Fertilizer Management Division

Vice Chair Vang adjourned the meeting at 2:30 P.M.





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Representative Samantha Vang, Vice Chair




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Kyle Smith, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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02:20 - Department of Agriculture program/budget reviews.
- Food and Feed Division.
- Dairy and Meat Inspection.
53:50 - Governor's agriculture-related recommendations for Clean Water Fund.


This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

I. Continue program/budget reviews: MDA
- Dairy and Meat Inspection
- Food and Feed Division
II. Governor's ag related recommendations for Clean Water Fund

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Meeting documents will be posted on the House Agriculture Finance & Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92001