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Agriculture Finance

NINETEENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 08, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINETEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

AGRICULTURE FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:19AM on March 8th, 2018, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
MILLER, Tim, Vice Chair
BAHR, Cal
BLY, David
CLARK, Karen
ECKLUND, Rob
GREEN, Steve
HANSEN, Rick
JOHNSON, Clark
JURGENS, Tony
LIEN, Ben
KIEL, Deb
MAHONEY, Tim
MUNSON, Jeremy
PIERSON, Nels
POPPE, Jeanne
POSTON, John
SCHOMACKER, Joe
URDAHL, Dean


EXCUSED: Anderson, Paul

Representative Hamilton called the meeting to order at 10:19AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Bahr moved to approve the minutes of February 27th, 2018. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Special recognition was given to Kaylee Roth, a 5th grader from Edina, who has raised thousands of pounds of food for Second Harvest Heartland.

Presentations from Ashley Kohls and Karen Schaeffer from the Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association, Peter Bakken, Blac-X Farms, Rock County, Dawn and Grant Breitkruetz, Beef Producer, Redwood Falls, Pat Rivers, DNR Fish and Wildlife Director, Department of Natural Resources, Dr. Jake Jungers and Dr. Katherine Frels, Forever Green Initiative, University of Minnesota.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:44AM.





Representative Rod Hamilton, Chair




Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant




More Info On This Meeting..

Special Recognition
Presentations from Minnesota State Cattlemen's Association
Informational hearing. Topics covered to include cover crops, water quality, and benefits of properly managed grazing to wildlife habitat.