STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
AGRICULTURE FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:15 A.M. on February 26, 2015, in Room Five of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
KIEL, Debra, Vice Chair
Representative Hamilton started the meeting at 10:15 A.M. A quorum was not present.
Representative Wills presented a resolution letter to James Ertl.
At 10:23 A.M a quorum was present and Representative Hamilton called the meeting to order.
Representative Miller moved that the minutes of February 24, 2015 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Jerry Schoenfeld with the Minnesota Association of Agriculture Educators provided a presentation on the Farm Business Management Program.
HF888 Kiel, Mentoring and farm business management program challenge grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Representative Kiel moved the HF0888A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Carey Castle, Pam Uhlenkamp, Zach Rach, Thom Peterson, and Doug Busselman testified on HF888.
Chair Hamilton laid over HF888 as amended.
HF348 Persell, Wolf depredation payment funding provided, and money appropriated.
Thom Peterson and Doug Busselman testified on HF348.
Chair Hamilton laid over HF348.
HF514 Fabian, Wolf and elk depredation payments funding provided, and money appropriated.
Santo Cruz testified on HF514.
Chair Hamilton laid over HF514.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:57 A.M.
Representative Rod Hamilton, Chair
Alex Braatz, Committee Legislative Assistant