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Agriculture Finance

SIXTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 26, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

AGRICULTURE FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:15AM on January 26th, 2017, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
MILLER, Tim, Vice Chair
POPPE, Jeanne, DFL Lead
ANDERSON, Paul
BAHR, Cal
CLARK, Karen
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:

BLY, David

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

Representative Green moved to approve the minutes of January 24th, 2017. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

A presentation of the Agriculture Finance Committee budget for FY 2017-2018 was given by Dr. Beth Thompson, Executive Director, Board of Animal Health, Morgan Grelson, Business Manager, Board of Animal Health, Whitney Place, Director of Government Affairs, Department of Agriculture, Matt Wohlman, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Agriculture, Paul Hugunin, Supervisor of the Local Foods Program, Department of Agriculture, Joshua Stamper, Division Director of Pesticide and Fertilizer Management, Department of Agriculture, and Dr. Nicole Neeser, Division Director of Dairy and Meat Inspection.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:59AM.





Representative Rod Hamilton, Chair




Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant












More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
View Archive

00:42 - Presentation on the Board of Animal Health.
31:39 - Department of Agriculture overview.
- Agricultural Marketing & Development Division.
- Pesticide & Fertilizer Management Division.
- Dairy & Food Inspection Division.
Runs 1 hour, 44 minutes.


Presentation of the Governor's budget recommendations for the Minnesota Board of Animal Health.

Presentation of the Governor's budget recommendations for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
Marketing & Development Division
Pesticide and Fertilizer Division
Dairy & Food Inspection Division.

The presentation on the MDA budget will continue on Tuesday, January 31st.