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This section also clarifies the appointment of certain members of the advisory panel.
Sections 12 to 15 [Biobased products definitions] reenact biobased product definition that are used for the biobased products producer payment programs – advanced biofuels, renewable chemicals, and biomass thermal.
Section 30 [Transfer] Transfers approximately .7 million from a 2015 appropriation for Rural Finance Authority disaster recovery loans back to the general fund.
Section 31 [Repealer] repeals the 2015 law that extended the Farmer-Lender Mediation Program to July 1, 2017.
The Commissioner of Agriculture will make payments of .50 per 1,000 square feet of siding produced for ten years of production.
To be eligible, a siding producer must produce at least 200 million square feet of siding and the payment is limited to 400 million square feet of siding.
Section 25 [2015 appropriation; training pilot program] modifies a 2015 appropriation to allow money the be used to assist any entity that has explored the feasibility of establishing a state or federally inspected food processing facility within 30 miles of a correctional institution in northeastern Minnesota Section 26 [2015 appropriation; AGREETT and AGRI] modifies the 2015 appropriation language for AGREETT to clarify that the rapid response appropriation is to the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station Rapid Response Fund, specify that after the carve outs, the remaining money is transferred to the U of M for agricultural research, extension, and technology transfer, and specify that the first year grants may be carried over to the second year of the biennium.
Section 27 [2015 appropriation; avian influenza] reduces a 2015 appropriation for avian influenza by .1 million.
This section also expands the purposes for use of 2015 emergency animal disease appropriations to the Board of Animal Health Section 28 [Good Food Access Advisory Committee] provides organizational details for the Good Food Access Advisory Committee created in section 5.
Money in the account is appropriated to MDA for emergency response and preparedness pertaining to agricultural emergencies.
Authorizes MDA to transfer account dollars to other agencies and the University of Minnesota. Sections 4 and 5 [Good food access program] establish the good food access program and the corresponding advisory committee.