STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE POLICY
Chair, Representative Jeanne Poppe
Representative Poppe, Chair of Committee on Agriculture Policy, called the meeting to order at 12:30 p.m. January 24th, 2013 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Faust, Vice Chair
A quorum was present
Testimony regarding the Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership program (MARL) was heard from:
Dan Hoffman, MARL Executive Director
Sandy Ludeman, MARL Board Chairman
Sarah Betzold, MARL participant and beginning farmer
Michelle Rossman, MARL participant and mid-career farmer
Gary Wertish, MARL participant and established farmer
Mike Liepold, MARL program leader
Dan Hoffman, MARL Executive Director, responded to questions.
The meeting was adjourned at 1:31 p.m. January 24th, 2013.
Representative Jeanne Poppe, Chair
Ethan Vogel, Committee Legislative Assistant