I. HF 2168 (Haley) Minnesota Grape and Wine Council established; wine promotion, education, and development grant program established; sales and use tax nexus for direct shippers established; revenues deposited; direct shipper's license for wine shipments to consumers required; direct shipper reporting requirements established; and money appropriated.
- John Howe, Minnesota Grape Growers Association Board Member
- Jenny Ellen Becker, President MGGA and owner of Round Like Vineyards and Winery
II. HF3077 (Morrison) Pollinator research account eligible uses modified, and money transferred.
- Elaine Evans, University of Minnesota
III. HF2720 (Lippert) Agricultural organization grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Colin Cureton, Director of Adoption and Scaling, Forever Green Initiative
- Christopher Abbott, Perennial Pantry
- Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin, Regeneration Farms
- Christopher Patton, Midwest Elderberry Cooperative
- Trevor Russell, Friends of the Mississippi River
IV. HF3625 (Klevorn) Appropriating money for the Forever Green Agriculture Initiative at the University of Minnesota
- Don Wyse, University of Minnesota Faculty
- Ben Penner, Farmer
- Richard Magnusson, Farmer
- Dr. Nicole Atchison, Puris Foods
- Hannah Stoll, Graduate student
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