1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
MDA Farm Link presentation.
HF 2110 (Wolgamott) Center for Rural Policy and Development grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 860 (Petersburg) Local food promotion and education event funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 2288 (Tabke) University of Minnesota; farm scale winter greenhouse research and development funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 695 (Frederick) Agriculture-related business assistance funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF 1606 (Burkel) Minnesota Turf Seed Council grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 2563 (Cha) Meat, poultry, egg, and milk processing facilities funding provided, and money appropriated.
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
HF 2562 (Sencer-Mura) Commissioner of agriculture funding provided for grants to partner organizations to assist meat and poultry processors with hiring and training new employees, and money appropriated.
HF 2278 (Vang) Board of Animal Health funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 1361 (Vang) Community development financial institutions technical assistance grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2679 (Vang) Department of Agriculture, Board of Animal Health, Agricultural Utilization Research Institute, and Office of Broadband Development budgets established; money transferred to border-to-border broadband fund account; policy and technical changes made to agriculture provisions; fees modified; accounts created; reports required; civil penalties provided; and money appropriated.
HF 2472 (Hansen, R) New program for systemic pesticide-treated seed established, new account in agricultural fund established, and money appropriated.
HF 1585 (Vang) Nonnative Phragmites added to noxious weeds provisions.
HANDOUTS: Handouts MUST BE IN PDF FORMAT and emailed to the committee administrator by 12 p.m. (noon) the business day before the hearing. If you are bringing hard copies, bring 40 copies. Note: submitted written testimony is public and will be included in the official committee record. It may be posted to the committee webpage if received by deadline.
TESTIFYING: Testimony is limited. The number of testifiers and length of time permitted is at the discretion of the chair, and is subject to change. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator by 12 p.m. (noon) the business day before the hearing.
DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the Agriculture Finance and Policy webpage.
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*Agenda items (including bills) may be added or removed, and/or order may change.