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Agriculture Finance

FOURTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - January 22, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

AGRICULTURE FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES



Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:15 A.M. on January 22, 2015, in Room Five of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
KIEL, Debra, Vice Chair
ANDERSON, Paul
APPLEBAUM, Jon
BENNETT, Peggy
BLY, David
CLARK, Karen
DANIELS, Brian
DIIL, DAVID
FABIAN, Dan

GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HANSEN, Rick
JOHNSON, Clark
LUECK, Dale
METSA, Jason
MILLER, Tim
PIERSON, Nels
POPPE, Jeanne
SUNDIN, Mike


Members excused:
ANDERSON, Mark

Agriculture Finance Committee met jointly with the Agriculture Policy Committee.

Representative Hamilton called the meeting to order at 10:15 A.M. A quorum was not present.

At 10:19 A.M a quorum was present.

Dan Skogen, Director of Government Relations at AURI, presented an overview of the Agriculture Utilization Research Institute.

James Curren presented an overview of his business, JavaCycle, and its joint coordination with AURI to turn coffee waste into useful products.

John Polluck presented an overview of his business, Midwest Ag Enterprises.

Bill Mulso and Cam Fanfulik presented and overview of Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership (MARL), and the following students from the organization introduced themselves:

Luke Daninger
Yolanda Cotterall
Heath Radke
Barbara Liebenstein

The meeting was adjourned at 11:53 A.M.





Representative Rod Hamilton, Chair




Alex Braatz, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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00:18 - Gavel.
00:50 - Overview of Agriculture Utilization Research Institute.
49:45 - Overview of Minnesota Agriculture & Rural Leadership (MARL).
Runs 1 hour, 38 minutes.


Overview of Agriculture Utilization Research Institute

Overview of Minnesota Agriculture & Rural Leadership (MARL)

Continuation of presentations from Minnesota Department of Agriculture Division Directors