The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food met at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 268, La Promenade Building, the Chair, Larry Miller, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Malcolm Allen, Alex Atamanenko, Randy Hoback, Pierre Lemieux, Ben Lobb, Larry Miller, LaVar Payne, Francine Raynault, Jean Rousseau and Bob Zimmer.
Acting Members present: Hon. Mark Eyking for Frank Valeriote, Joe Preston for Brian Storseth and Merv Tweed for Larry Miller.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Frédéric Forge, Analyst; Khamla Heminthavong, Analyst.
Witnesses: Canadian Farm Business Management Council: Heather Watson, General Manager; Richard Robert, Chair. Organic Meadow Co-operative: Ted Zettel, General Manager. George Morris Centre: Bob Seguin, Excutive Director. Fédération des groupes conseils agricoles du Québec: Johanne Van Rossum, President; Mathieu Pelletier, Management Agronomist, Réseau d'expertise en gestion agricole.
Heather Watson, Richard Robert, Ted Zettel, Bob Seguin, Johanne Van Rossum and Mathieu Pelletier made statements and answered questions.
At 4:27 p.m., Malcolm Allen took the Chair.
Pierre Lemieux moved, — That the Committee do now adjourn.
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 7; NAYS: 0.
At 5:23 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
David-Andrés NovoaClerk of the Committee