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Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

THIRTIETH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - January 28, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT NATURAL RESOURCES AND AGRICULTURE FINANCE
Chair, Representative Jean Wagenius

MINUTES

Representative Wagenius, Chair of the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Finance, called the meeting to order at 8:23 a.m., Tuesday, January 28th 2014 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Wagenius, Chair
Falk, Vice Chair
McNamara, Lead
Anderson, P.
Benson, J.
Bly
Clark
Dill
Fabian
Hackbarth
Hamilton
Hansen
Kahn
Kiel
Torkelson
Ward, JoAnn

Members attending via live stream:
Erickson, R.
Poppe

Members excused:
Freiberg

A quorum was present

HF1976 (Falk) relating to natural resources; appropriating money for terrestrial invasive species research center.

8:24 Vice-Chair Falk assumed the gavel.

Testifying before the committee on Roundup Ready Resistance and Invasive Species:

Dr. Jeff Gunsolus, Professor and Extension Weed Scientist - University of Minnesota (Development and Progression of Herbicide Resistant Weeds in MN - 1980’s to 2013)

Dr. Don Wyse, Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Integrated Natural Resources & Agricultural Management (CINRAM) - University of Minnesota Extension (Developing High-Efficiency Agriculture for Farmers, Rural Communities and the State of Minnesota)

Representative Wagenius moved approval of the committee meeting minutes for Wednesday, January 15th, 2014. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED

The meeting was adjourned at 11:00 a.m.



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Representative Jean Wagenius, Chair



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Nanette Moloney, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
View Archive

09:56 - Gavel and introductory remarks.
11:20 - Roundup Ready resistance.
*Due to a conflict with the next scheduled committee webcast, the video archive of this meeting concluded early.
* The full audio archive of this meeting can be found on the House website.


Roundup Ready Resistance
Invasive Species