I. HF2996 (Vang) Industrial hemp extract food additives authorized.
-John Dugas, Superior Molecular
-Beecher Vialanncourt, Blncd Naturals
II. HF3104 (Lislegard) County agricultural society sales tax exemption expanded to include sales prior to county fair, and county agricultural society tax saving transfer to fairground owner requirement removed.
-Andrew Duerr, MN Federation of County Fairs
-Tiffany Gustin, MN Federation of County Fairs
III. HF3217 (Klevorn) Protecting data about individuals connected to farming or agriculture who seek mental or behavioral health assistance or who contact the Minnesota Farm and Rural Helpline
-Meg Moynihan, MDA's Senior Advisor, Strategy & Innovation
IV. HF2969 (P. Anderson) Grain buyer license requirements modified.
-Greg Ries, Vermillion Elevator Incorporated
-Laura Lemke, Executive Director, Minnesota Grain and Feed Association
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