Ag Commission meeting

Date: 
2/11/2015, 9:00AM

COLORADO AGRICULTURAL COMMISSION MEETING AGENDA

February 11, 2015

Colorado Department of Agriculture 

305 Interlocken Parkway, Broomfield, CO 80021

9:00 a.m. Call to Order ............................................................................................Al Gerace

9:00-9:05 Approval of Meeting Agenda .....................................................................Al Gerace

Approval of Meeting Minutes (Section 1)....................................................................Al Gerace

9:05-9:45 Animal Health Division Update ...................................................................Dr. Keith Roehr

     • Bureau of Animal Protection Agent Appointments (Section 2) 

9:45-10:05 Markets Division Update..........................................................................Tom Lipetzky

10:05-10:25 Break

10:25-10:40 State Fair Update.................................................................................Chris Wiseman

10:40-11:00 Legislative Update ...............................................................................Danny Tomlinson & Jennifer Cassell

11:00-11:25 Inspection & Consumer Services Division Update.................................. Steve Bornmann

11:25-11:45 Consideration of Rulemaking Action ..................................................... Jenifer Gurr

     • Pet Animal Care Facility Act Appointments (Section 3)

     • “Rules for Commercial Feed Under the Colorado Feed Law, 

Sections 35-60-101 through 115, C.R.S.” (Section 4) ................................................Scott Ziehr

Public Rulemaking Hearing held on January 23, 2015

     • “Rules for Pet Food Under the Colorado Feed Law, Sections 

     35-60-101 through 115, C.R.S.” (Section 5) .............................................................Scott Ziehr

          Public Rulemaking Hearing held on January 23, 2015

     o 8 CCR 1202-6

     o 8 CCR 1202-7

11:45-12:30 Lunch

12:30-12:50 Plant Industry Division Update ............................................................. Mitch Yergert

12:50-1:30 Consideration of Rulemaking Action ....................................................... Jenifer Gurr

     • “Rules and Regulations Pertaining to the Colorado Seed Potato  Act” (Section 6) ...... Mitch Yergert

          Public Rulemaking Hearing held on January 15, 2015

     • “Rules Pertaining to the Administration and Enforcement of the Industrial Hemp Regulatory Program Act” (Section 7) .....Duane Sinning

          Public Rulemaking Hearing held on January 23, 2015

          o 8 CCR 1203-22

          o 8 CCR 1203-23

1:30-1:40 AgLicense update.....................................................................................Kate McRoy

1:40-2:05 Conservation Services Division

     • Chemigation Advisory Committee Appointments  (Section 8).............................. Don Gallegos

     • Weed Free Forage Certification Advisory Board Appointments (Section 9) ...............Don Gallegos

     • Agriculture Chemicals and Groundwater Protection Advisory  Committee Appointments (Section 10) .....Rob Wawrzynski

2:05-2:25 Commissioners’ Report.......................................................................... Jenifer Gurr

2:25-3:00 Commission Member Updates

Meeting Adjourned

Public comment may be taken at any time during the meeting.

 

Next meeting April 8, 2015

Times are approximate and subject to change

Location TBD