Rep. Mike Sundin
I. Update on Rural Finance Authority loan programs
-Matt McDevitt, Ag Finance Supervisor, Finance & Budget
(Swedzinski) Appropriating money to expedite Rural Finance Authority loan processing.
-Brent Kelsey, Compeer Financial
-Stu Lourey, Minnesota Farmers Union
-Amber Hanson Glaeser, MN Farm Bureau
(Sundin) Appropriating money for grants and financial assistance to livestock farmers and crop producers impacted by drought; appropriating money to the Rural Finance Authority revolving loan account for drought relief
-Thom Petersen, Commissioner, MN Dept. of Agriculture
-Stu Lourey, MN Farmers Union
-Robert Siltanen, Siltanen Farms, Carlton County
-Liz Dwyer, Dancing the Land Farm, Clearwater
-Miles Kuschel, Cass County rancher
-Krist Wollum, Legislative Committee Chair, MN Cattlemen's Association
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MEETING DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents will be posted on the House Agriculture Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92001
AMENDMENTS: Deadline for amendments is 1:00 PM, Tuesday, February 15.
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This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htmCommittee Documents: RFA Lending Projection Legislative Report Dec 2021.pdfHF3420 DE1 Amendment (Sundin).pdfRural Finance Authority (RFA) Presentation.pdfMinutes - February 14, 2022 .pdfHF3420-A7 Amendment (Anderson).pdfHF3420 -A4 Amendment (Hansen).pdfHF3420 -A5 Amendment (Hansen, R).pdfHF3420 - A8 Amendment (Anderson).pdfHF3420 - LSP Drought Relief Testimony.pdfHF3420 - MFU written testimony.pdfAgenda - February 16, 2022 .pdfHF3420 - MFBF written testimony.pdf