STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY & FINANCE
Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture & Rural Development Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:17 a.m. on February 22, 2011, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
A quorum was not present.
HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
ANDERSON, Paul, Vice Chair
Representatives Andrew Falk and Larry Hosch were excused.
At 10:34 a.m., a quorum was present. Representative Torkelson moved that the minutes of February 16, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Presenting overviews of their organizations and programs were:
Julie Blackburn, Assistant Director, Minnesota Board of Water of Water and Soil Resources
LeAnn Buck, Executive Director, Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts
Bill Bond, Executive Director, Minnesota Crop Production Retailers
Paul Trcka, Precision Agriculture Manager, CHS
Craig Jorgensen, Business Development Specialist, AGCO
Greta Gauthier, Government Relations Director, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Bruce Montgomery, Supervisor, Fertilizer Management Unit, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Dr. Adam Birr, Impaired Waters Technical Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
The next meeting will be February 23, 2011.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:03 p.m.
REP. ROD HAMILTON, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant