STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH 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 9, 2022, 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.
SUNDIN, Mike, CHAIR
VANG, Samantha, Vice Chair
ANDERSON, Paul, Minority Lead
Rep. Vang moved to approve adoption of the minutes of the previous meeting. The motion prevailed. The minutes from the February 7, 2022 meeting were adopted.
Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) introduced department staff, provided a presentation on the Governor’s Supplemental Budget and Capital Budget Recommendations related to the Agriculture Committee, and responded to member questions.
Commissioner Thom Peterson, MDA
Deputy Commissioner Andrea Vaubel, MDA
Angie Becker Kudelka, Assistant Director, Board of Water & Soil Resources
Nicholas Milanowski, Manager, Fruit, Vegetable & Grain Section
Matt McDevitt, Ag Finance Supervisor, Finance & Budget
Brad Jordahl-Redlin, Manager, Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program, Pesticide & Fertilizer Management Division
Lucia Hunt, Director, Office of Emergency Preparedness & Response
Paul Hugunin, Director, Ag Marketing and Development
Chair Sundin adjourned the meeting at 2:19 P.M.
Representative Mike Sundin, Chair
Kyle Smith, Committee Legislative Assistant