I. HF3212 (Kiel) Ag Innovation Campus funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Mike Skaug, President, Minnesota Soybean Growers Association
- Tom Slunecka, CEO, Ag Management Solutions
II. HF3751 (Hansen) Pesticide and fertilizer coatings prohibited that are not readily biodegradable.
- Sarah Erickson, Lobbyist United Strategies
III. BILL ADDED HF3878 (N. Nelson) Modifying membership of the Food Safety and Defense Task Force
- Tamara Nelsen, Executive Director, MN AgriGrowth Council
IV. BILL ADDED HF3999 (Lippert) Regional and local food system report funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
- Lori D. Cox, Owner/Operator, Roots Return Heritage Farm, LLC
- Julia Wickham – Legislative Coordinator, Minnesota Farmers Union
V. Update on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI)
- Dr. Beth Thompson, Executive Director, Board of Animal Health
- Thom Petersen, Commissioner, Dept. of Agriculture
- Lucia Hunt, MDA, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response Director
- Bruce Kleven, MN Turkey Growers Assn and the Chicken and Egg Assn of MN
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