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Agriculture Finance and Policy

SIXTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 01, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH 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 Monday, February 1, 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. Vang moved to approve adoption of the minutes of the previous meeting. The motion prevailed. The minutes from the January 27, 2021 meeting were adopted.

MDA continued to provide a budget and program review and responded to questions
• Mark Abrahamson, Division Director, Plant Protection Division
• Josh Stamper, Division Director, Pesticide & Fertilizer Management Division
• Brad Jordahl-Redlin, Program Manager, Water Quality Certification program
• Gary Horvath, Director, Laboratory Services

Chair Sundin adjourned the meeting at 2:27 P.M.



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Representative Mike Sundin, Chair



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Kyle Smith, Committee Legislative Assistant
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02:08 Continue program and budget reviews.
Department of Agriculture: Protection Services.
- Mark Abrahamson, Division Director, Plant Protection Division.
- Josh Stamper, Division Director, Pesticide and Fertilizer Management Division.
- Gary Horvath, Director, Laboratory Services.

Runs 1 hour, 27 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: Protection Services
- Mark Abrahamson, Division Director, Plant Protection Division
- Josh Stamper, Division Director, Pesticide and Fertilizer Management Division
- Gary Horvath, Director, Laboratory Services

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