The House Committee on Agriculture & Livestock 
         76th Legislature 
         June 12, 2000 
         1:00 p.m. 
         Capitol Extension, E2.026 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on May 30, 2000, the House Committee  
         on Agriculture & Livestock met in a public hearing and was  
         called to order by the chair, Representative Swinford, at 1:15  
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Swinford; McReynolds; Brown, Betty;  
                   Christian; Crownover, Myra; Green; Hupp (7). 
         Absent:   Representatives Hardcastle; Jones, Charles (2). 
         A quorum was present. 
         The Chair recognized the following for invited testimony before  
         the committee: 
         Robert Buckley, Texas Soil & Water Conservation Board 
         Charles Leamons, Texas Seed Trade Assoc. 
         Dr. John Beverly, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station 
         Frank Gilstrap, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station    
         David Cleavinger, Texas Wheat Producers Board 
         David Worrall, AgriPro Wheat 
         The Chair recognized the following for resource witnesses before  
         the committee: 
         Martin Hubert, Texas Dept. of Agriculture 
         Donnie Dippel, Texas Dept. of Agriculture 
         Trey Powers, Texas Dept. of Agriculture 
         At 4:00 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Swinford, Chair 
         Courtney Trolinger, Clerk