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Agriculture Finance and Policy

SEVENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 03, 2021

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

Representative Mike Sundin, Chair of the Agriculture Finance and Policy Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 3, 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

Excused:
THOMPSON, John

Rep. Anderson moved to approve adoption of the minutes of the previous meeting. The motion prevailed. The minutes from the February 1, 2021 meeting were adopted.

MDA continued to provide a review of their budget, promotion and marketing programs, and
responded to questions.

Agriculture Marketing and Development Division (AMDD):
• Paul Hugunin, AMDD Director
• Ashley Bress, AMDD Grants Team Supervisor
• Helen Schnoes, AMDD Regional Food Systems Specialist
• Emily Jerve, AMDD Marketing Team Supervisor
• Jillian McGary, Mostly Made
• Jim Ostlie, AMDD FarmLink Coordinator
• Tony Dehmer, Dehmer’s Meat Market & Deli
• Austin Williams, Jack Creek Meat Co.


Chair Sundin adjourned the meeting at 2:14 P.M.



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Representative Mike Sundin, Chair




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Kyle Smith, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
View Archive

2:00 Department of Agriculture budget and program review.
-Agriculture Marketing and Development Division.

Runs 1 hour, 14 minutes


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

Continue program/budget reviews
MN Department of Agriculture: Promotion and Marketing
- Agriculture Marketing and Development Division

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