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March 31, 2017 Agenda


Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program Advisory Meeting

Date: March 31, 2017
Time: 9:30am to 2:00pm
Location: Orville Freeman Building, Room B-555

Advisory Committee Charge
The Committee's charge for the 2017-2018 Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program (MAWQCP) Advisory Committee is to provide Commissioner Frederickson and MAWQCP program staff with strategic advice and recommendations for growing the MAWQCP to serve farmers and ranchers, the agricultural industry, and the nation's water resources. Committee membership as sought and selected to serve on the 2017-2018 MAWQCP Advisory Committee shall apply their experience and expertise to identify:

  • Means to integrate and align the MAWQCP in support and advancement of private sector sustainability goals and initiatives;
  • Means to promote participation via mechanisms and among communities and growers not engaged via current program delivery operations

Meeting Goals

  • Build a personal and group understanding of the committee’s history and purpose
  • Meet your committee colleagues and begin to understand their perspectives

Agenda

 Time Item
9:30 Coffee and Bagels
10:00 Welcome by Commissioner Frederickson
10:15 Agenda review, introductions and ground rules  (Brad Redlin/Kris Van Amber)
1. Name,
2. What you do, and
3. What place or image comes to mind when you think about Minnesota's strong farming and water protection heritage?
11:00 Charge to the Advisory Committee (Brad Redlin)
Q: What is the one question you would like answered?
11:15 MAWQCP Overview
Please feel free to ask questions any time during the overview.
Noon Lunch
12:30 MAWQCP Overview continued
Q: What do you want to learn more about?
Q: What do you hope to achieve over the next year?
1:45 Next steps
Next Meeting: August 2017
2:00 Adjourn