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Agriculture Finance

NINTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - February 14, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

AGRICULTURE FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Miller, Chair of the Agriculture Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:15AM on February 14th, 2017, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


MILLER, Tim, Chair
POPPE, Jeanne, DFL Lead
ANDERSON, Paul
BAHR, Cal
BLY, David
ECKLUND, Rob
GREEN, Steve
HANSEN, Rick
JOHNSON, Clark
JURGENS, Tony
KIEL, Deb
LIEN, Ben
MAHONEY, Tim
PIERSON, Nels
POSTON, John
SCHOMACKER, Joe
URDAHL, Dean


Excused:
HAMILTON, Rod
CLARK, Karen

Representative Miller called the meeting to order at 10:15AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Pierson moved to approve the minutes of February 7th, 2017. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

A presentation of various programs was given by Sarah Dornink, Executive Director, Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council, Whitney Place, Director, Legislative Affairs, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Paul Groneberg, Chair, and Russ Derickson, Agricultural Fertilizer Research and Education Council, Paul Hugnin, Jason Feling, Dairy farmer, Sauk Centre, Greg Enndres, Greg’s Meats, Hampton, Rachel Valesano, Director of Nutrition Services, Owatonna Public Schools, Hanna Barnstable, owner of Seven Sundays, Andrea Vaubel, Assistant Commissioner, and Dr. Brian Buhr, Dean of the U of M College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Sciences, Agriculture, Research, Education, Extension and Technology Transfer grant program.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:54AM.





Representative Tim Miller, Chair




Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council (MAELC) presentation
Agricultural Fertilizer Research and Education Council presentation
Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) report on the Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation (AGRI) program
Presentation on the Agriculture, Research, Education, Extension and Technology Transfer grant program.