STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, RURAL ECONOMIES & VETERANS AFFAIRS FINANCE DIVISION
Chair, Representative Al Juhnke
Representative Juhnke, Chair, called the meeting to order at 10:35 AM, February 11, 2009 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
JUHNKE, Al, Chair
HAMILTON, Rod, Vice Chair
MAGNUS, Doug, Lead
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
A quorum was present
Representative Doty moved that the minutes of February 10, 2009 be amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES APPROVED.
The following people testified on the Agriculture Special Appropriations Bill:
Brad Nelson, MN Ethanol Producers Association
Gerald Tumbleson, MN Corn Growers
Doug Peterson, MN Farmers Union
Bill Bond, MN Crop Production Retailers
Bruce Kleven, Small Grains
Bob Lefebvre, MN Milk Producers
Steve Commerford, MN Soybean Growers
Jerry Shoenfeld, MN Association of Ag Educators
Discussion and questions followed.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:59 AM.
Representative Al Juhnke, Chair
William Hailer, Committee Legislative Assistant