Food and agriculture on the ballot

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Food and agriculture on the ballot: This topic refers to ballot measures regarding food, food safety, food production, as well as all manners of farming and agricultural activities.

Examples:

Ballot measures lists

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Alabama

  1. Alabama Cotton Producer Assessment Refund Amendment, Amendment 1 (2014)



Arizona

  1. Arizona Agricultural Property Tax Exemption Amendment, Proposition 102 (1994)
  2. Arizona Colorado River Energy and Irrigation Investigation, Proposition 6 (1924)
  3. Arizona Limitations on Agricultural Land Sale, Proposition 4 (1918)
  4. Arizona Meat Inspection Codes, Proposition 2 (1926)
  5. Arizona Reclamation of Arable Lands, Proposition 10 (1920)
  6. Arizona Rules for Agricultural Associations, Proposition 8 (September 1922)


Arkansas

  1. Arkansas Referred Act 306, Arkansas Dairy Commission (1968)


California

  1. California Proposition 135, Regulation of Pesticides (1990)
  2. California Proposition 3, Oleomargarine Laws (1926)
  3. California Proposition 37, Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food (2012)


Colorado

  1. Colorado Branding and Marking of Livestock, Measure 23 (1912)
  2. Colorado Exempt Food from Taxation, Measure 7 (1976)
  3. Colorado Mandatory Labeling of GMOs Initiative, Proposition 105 (2014)
  4. Colorado Oleomargarine Tax Increase, Measure 2 (1932)
  5. Colorado Regulation of Commercial Hog Facilities, Initiative 14 (1998)
  6. Colorado Regulation of Livestock Running, Measure 6 (1916)
  7. Colorado Uniform Regulation of Livestock Operations, Initiative 13 (1998)




Florida

  1. Florida Everglades Sugar Production Levy, Amendment 4 (1996)


Georgia

  1. Georgia Amendment 4 (1996)


Hawaii

  1. Hawaii Bonds for Agricultural Enterprises, HB 748 (2014)







Kentucky

  1. Kentucky Agricultural Land Assessment Referendum (1969)



Maine

  1. Maine Agricultural and Economic Development, Referendum Question No. 1 (1981)
  2. Maine Agriculture, Environment and Water Projects, Question 3 (2005)
  3. Maine Centers for Advanced Technology, Bond Issue 3 (1985)
  4. Maine Grades of Milk, Question No. 2 (1925)
  5. Maine Job Growth in Agriculture and Small Businesses, Question 6 (1996)
  6. Maine Land Valuation for Certain Lands at Current Value, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 (1970)
  7. Maine Land and Conservation Easement Purchases, Question 5 (2005)
  8. Maine Public Lands and Easements, Question 7 (1999)
  9. Maine Science and Technology Research and Development, Question 1 (1998)
  10. Maine State Guaranteed Industrial Loans for Fisheries and Agriculture, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 6 (1967)
  11. Maine Water, Hazardous Substances, Public Geographic Data and Fund Capitalizing, Question 2 (2002)
  12. Maine Water Pollution, Tire Stockpiles and Solid Waste Landfills Clean Up, Question 5 (2001)
  13. Maine Wholesale and Retail Milk Price Control Repeal, Milk Price Control Question (1982)


Maryland

  1. Maryland Commission of Fisheries, Amendment 8 (1940)
  2. Maryland Farm Land Assessment, Amendment 14 (1960)


Massachusetts

  1. Massachusetts Taxation of Agricultural Land, Question 1 (1972)



Minnesota

  1. Minnesota Establish Grain Elevators, Amendment 3 (1924)
  2. Minnesota Monopolization of Food Product Market, Amendment 1 (1888)
  3. Minnesota Produce Licenses, Amendment 3 (1906)
  4. Minnesota Rural Credit System, Amendment 1 (1922)
  5. Minnesota State Hail Insurance, Amendment 2 (1912)
  6. Minnesota State Hail Insurance, Amendment 3 (1908)
  7. Minnesota State Hail Insurance, Amendment 3 (1910)



Missouri

  1. Missouri Right-to-Farm, Amendment 1 (August 2014)
  2. Missouri State Department of Agriculture Proposition, Issue 9 (1922)
  3. Missouri Supervisor of Public Welfare Proposition, Issue 8 (1922)


Montana

  1. Montana Abolish State Board of Milk Control, I-96 (1984)
  2. Montana Levy for Agricultural and Extension Service, R-34 (1930)
  3. Montana Milk Price Decontrol, I-104 (1986)
  4. Montana Terminal Elevator Bonds, Referendum 1 (1918)






New Jersey

  1. New Jersey Public Question Three (2007)




North Dakota

  1. North Dakota Agricultural and Educational Funding Separation, Referendum 2 (1962)
  2. North Dakota Corporate Farming Prohibition Initiative (1932)
  3. North Dakota Crop Mortgage Initiative (1932)
  4. North Dakota Family-Owned Corporate Farms Initiative, Measure 2 (1974)
  5. North Dakota Farm Labor Lien Initiative (1924)
  6. North Dakota Farming and Ranching Amendment, Measure 3 (2012)
  7. North Dakota Food Sales Tax Exemption, Initiative 1 (1954)
  8. North Dakota Grain Grading Initiative (1922)
  9. North Dakota Hail Insurance Initiative (1918)
  10. North Dakota Hail Insurance Referendum (1918)
  11. North Dakota Incorporated Farming and Ranching Referendum, Number 3 (1968)
  12. North Dakota Outlawing Crop Mortgages Initiative (1932)
  13. North Dakota Packing Plants Referendum (1936)
  14. North Dakota Repeal Grain Storage Commissioner Referendum (1939)
  15. North Dakota Repeal Mill Tax for Terminal Elevators (1916)
  16. North Dakota State Ownership of Grain Elevators Referendum (1912)
  17. North Dakota Terminal Grain Elevators Referendum (1914)


Ohio

  1. Ohio Food Tax, Amendment 2 (1936)
  2. Ohio Sale of Oleomargarine, Proposed Law 1 (1949)
  3. Ohio Soda Pop Tax Amendment, Issue 4 (1994)
  4. Ohio Tax Assessments of Agricultural Lands, Issue 1 (1973)


Oklahoma

  1. Oklahoma State Question 164, Sale of Oleomargarine Veto Vote (1932)


Oregon

  1. Oregon Bonds for Irrigation and Drainage Districts, Measure 3 (June 1919)
  2. Oregon Farming Tax Exemption, Measure 12 (June 1908)
  3. Oregon Labeling of Genetically-Engineered Foods, Measure 27 (2002)
  4. Oregon Lawfulness of Oleomargarine, Measure 4 (1924)
  5. Oregon Mandatory Labeling of GMOs Initiative, Measure 92 (2014)
  6. Oregon Milk Control Administrator, Measure 17 (1952)
  7. Oregon Prohibition of Livestock in Polluted Waters, Measure 38 (1996)
  8. Oregon Regulation of Oleomargarine, Measure 3 (1920)
  9. Oregon Repeal Issuance of Bonds by Irrigation and Drainage Districts, Measure 1 (1930)
  10. Oregon Repeal of Milk Control Law, Measure 8 (1954)
  11. Oregon Repeal of Milk Control Law, Measure 9 (1940)
  12. Oregon Rural Credits Fund, Measure 10 (1916)
  13. Oregon Tax on Oleomargarine, Measure 4 (1932)
  14. Oregon Taxes on Oleomargarine, Measure 9 (July 1933)





South Dakota

  1. South Dakota Amend Public Warehouses Law (1924)
  2. South Dakota Assessments for Agricultural Drainage Referendum (1906)
  3. South Dakota Ban Corporate Hog Farms, Initiative 3 (1988)
  4. South Dakota Butter Tax (1932)
  5. South Dakota No Tax on Food, Initiative 1 (2004)
  6. South Dakota Prohibit Corporate Farming, Amendment E (1998)
  7. South Dakota Repeal Dairy Marketing Act, Initiative 2 (1978)
  8. South Dakota Restrictions on Corporate Farming, Amendment A (June 2002)
  9. South Dakota State Grain Elevators, Warehouses, Flour and Meat Packing Businesses (1918)
  10. South Dakota State Irrigation Control and Promotion (1914)







Washington

  1. Washington Agricultural Trade Commissions, HJR 42 (1985)
  2. Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission, Referendum 45 (1995)
  3. Washington Food Products Exempt from Sales Tax, Initiative 345 (1977)
  4. Washington Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food Measure, Initiative 522 (2013)
  5. Washington Milk Marketing, Referendum 32 (1962)
  6. Washington Non-Public Agricultural Irrigation, Initiative 59 (1977)
  7. Washington Open Space Taxation, HJR 1 (1968)
  8. Washington Prohibition of Butter Substitutes, Referendum 16 (1924)
  9. Washington Yellow Oleomargarine Legalization, Initiative 180 (1952)




2014

  1. Alabama Cotton Producer Assessment Refund Amendment, Amendment 1 (2014)
  2. Colorado Mandatory Labeling of GMOs Initiative, Proposition 105 (2014)
  3. Hawaii Bonds for Agricultural Enterprises, HB 748 (2014)
  4. Missouri Right-to-Farm, Amendment 1 (August 2014)
  5. Oregon Mandatory Labeling of GMOs Initiative, Measure 92 (2014)


2013

  1. Washington Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food Measure, Initiative 522 (2013)


2012

  1. California Proposition 37, Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food (2012)
  2. North Dakota Farming and Ranching Amendment, Measure 3 (2012)






2007

  1. New Jersey Public Question Three (2007)



2005

  1. Maine Agriculture, Environment and Water Projects, Question 3 (2005)
  2. Maine Land and Conservation Easement Purchases, Question 5 (2005)


2004

  1. South Dakota No Tax on Food, Initiative 1 (2004)



2002

  1. Maine Water, Hazardous Substances, Public Geographic Data and Fund Capitalizing, Question 2 (2002)
  2. Oregon Labeling of Genetically-Engineered Foods, Measure 27 (2002)
  3. South Dakota Restrictions on Corporate Farming, Amendment A (June 2002)


2001

  1. Maine Water Pollution, Tire Stockpiles and Solid Waste Landfills Clean Up, Question 5 (2001)



1999

  1. Maine Public Lands and Easements, Question 7 (1999)


1998

  1. Colorado Regulation of Commercial Hog Facilities, Initiative 14 (1998)
  2. Colorado Uniform Regulation of Livestock Operations, Initiative 13 (1998)
  3. Maine Science and Technology Research and Development, Question 1 (1998)
  4. South Dakota Prohibit Corporate Farming, Amendment E (1998)



1996

  1. Florida Everglades Sugar Production Levy, Amendment 4 (1996)
  2. Georgia Amendment 4 (1996)
  3. Maine Job Growth in Agriculture and Small Businesses, Question 6 (1996)
  4. Oregon Prohibition of Livestock in Polluted Waters, Measure 38 (1996)


1995

  1. Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission, Referendum 45 (1995)


1994

  1. Arizona Agricultural Property Tax Exemption Amendment, Proposition 102 (1994)
  2. Ohio Soda Pop Tax Amendment, Issue 4 (1994)





1990

  1. California Proposition 135, Regulation of Pesticides (1990)



1988

  1. South Dakota Ban Corporate Hog Farms, Initiative 3 (1988)



1986

  1. Montana Milk Price Decontrol, I-104 (1986)


1985

  1. Maine Centers for Advanced Technology, Bond Issue 3 (1985)
  2. Washington Agricultural Trade Commissions, HJR 42 (1985)


1984

  1. Montana Abolish State Board of Milk Control, I-96 (1984)



1982

  1. Maine Wholesale and Retail Milk Price Control Repeal, Milk Price Control Question (1982)


1981

  1. Maine Agricultural and Economic Development, Referendum Question No. 1 (1981)




1978

  1. South Dakota Repeal Dairy Marketing Act, Initiative 2 (1978)


1977

  1. Washington Food Products Exempt from Sales Tax, Initiative 345 (1977)
  2. Washington Non-Public Agricultural Irrigation, Initiative 59 (1977)


1976

  1. Colorado Exempt Food from Taxation, Measure 7 (1976)



1974

  1. North Dakota Family-Owned Corporate Farms Initiative, Measure 2 (1974)


1973

  1. Ohio Tax Assessments of Agricultural Lands, Issue 1 (1973)


1972

  1. Massachusetts Taxation of Agricultural Land, Question 1 (1972)



1970

  1. Maine Land Valuation for Certain Lands at Current Value, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 (1970)


1969

  1. Kentucky Agricultural Land Assessment Referendum (1969)


1968

  1. Arkansas Referred Act 306, Arkansas Dairy Commission (1968)
  2. North Dakota Incorporated Farming and Ranching Referendum, Number 3 (1968)
  3. Washington Open Space Taxation, HJR 1 (1968)


1967

  1. Maine State Guaranteed Industrial Loans for Fisheries and Agriculture, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 6 (1967)






1962

  1. North Dakota Agricultural and Educational Funding Separation, Referendum 2 (1962)
  2. Washington Milk Marketing, Referendum 32 (1962)



1960

  1. Maryland Farm Land Assessment, Amendment 14 (1960)







1954

  1. North Dakota Food Sales Tax Exemption, Initiative 1 (1954)
  2. Oregon Repeal of Milk Control Law, Measure 8 (1954)



1952

  1. Oregon Milk Control Administrator, Measure 17 (1952)
  2. Washington Yellow Oleomargarine Legalization, Initiative 180 (1952)




1949

  1. Ohio Sale of Oleomargarine, Proposed Law 1 (1949)










1940

  1. Maryland Commission of Fisheries, Amendment 8 (1940)
  2. Oregon Repeal of Milk Control Law, Measure 9 (1940)


1939

  1. North Dakota Repeal Grain Storage Commissioner Referendum (1939)




1936

  1. North Dakota Packing Plants Referendum (1936)
  2. Ohio Food Tax, Amendment 2 (1936)




1933

  1. Oregon Taxes on Oleomargarine, Measure 9 (July 1933)


1932

  1. Colorado Oleomargarine Tax Increase, Measure 2 (1932)
  2. North Dakota Corporate Farming Prohibition Initiative (1932)
  3. North Dakota Crop Mortgage Initiative (1932)
  4. North Dakota Outlawing Crop Mortgages Initiative (1932)
  5. Oklahoma State Question 164, Sale of Oleomargarine Veto Vote (1932)
  6. Oregon Tax on Oleomargarine, Measure 4 (1932)
  7. South Dakota Butter Tax (1932)



1930

  1. Montana Levy for Agricultural and Extension Service, R-34 (1930)
  2. Oregon Repeal Issuance of Bonds by Irrigation and Drainage Districts, Measure 1 (1930)





1926

  1. Arizona Meat Inspection Codes, Proposition 2 (1926)
  2. California Proposition 3, Oleomargarine Laws (1926)


1925

  1. Maine Grades of Milk, Question No. 2 (1925)


1924

  1. Arizona Colorado River Energy and Irrigation Investigation, Proposition 6 (1924)
  2. Minnesota Establish Grain Elevators, Amendment 3 (1924)
  3. North Dakota Farm Labor Lien Initiative (1924)
  4. Oregon Lawfulness of Oleomargarine, Measure 4 (1924)
  5. South Dakota Amend Public Warehouses Law (1924)
  6. Washington Prohibition of Butter Substitutes, Referendum 16 (1924)



1922

  1. Arizona Rules for Agricultural Associations, Proposition 8 (September 1922)
  2. Minnesota Rural Credit System, Amendment 1 (1922)
  3. Missouri State Department of Agriculture Proposition, Issue 9 (1922)
  4. Missouri Supervisor of Public Welfare Proposition, Issue 8 (1922)
  5. North Dakota Grain Grading Initiative (1922)



1920

  1. Arizona Reclamation of Arable Lands, Proposition 10 (1920)
  2. Oregon Regulation of Oleomargarine, Measure 3 (1920)


1919

  1. Oregon Bonds for Irrigation and Drainage Districts, Measure 3 (June 1919)


1918

  1. Arizona Limitations on Agricultural Land Sale, Proposition 4 (1918)
  2. Montana Terminal Elevator Bonds, Referendum 1 (1918)
  3. North Dakota Hail Insurance Initiative (1918)
  4. North Dakota Hail Insurance Referendum (1918)
  5. South Dakota State Grain Elevators, Warehouses, Flour and Meat Packing Businesses (1918)



1916

  1. Colorado Regulation of Livestock Running, Measure 6 (1916)
  2. North Dakota Repeal Mill Tax for Terminal Elevators (1916)
  3. Oregon Rural Credits Fund, Measure 10 (1916)



1914

  1. North Dakota Terminal Grain Elevators Referendum (1914)
  2. South Dakota State Irrigation Control and Promotion (1914)



1912

  1. Colorado Branding and Marking of Livestock, Measure 23 (1912)
  2. Minnesota State Hail Insurance, Amendment 2 (1912)
  3. North Dakota State Ownership of Grain Elevators Referendum (1912)



1910

  1. Minnesota State Hail Insurance, Amendment 3 (1910)



1908

  1. Minnesota State Hail Insurance, Amendment 3 (1908)
  2. Oregon Farming Tax Exemption, Measure 12 (June 1908)



1906

  1. Minnesota Produce Licenses, Amendment 3 (1906)
  2. South Dakota Assessments for Agricultural Drainage Referendum (1906)








Before 1900

  1. Minnesota Monopolization of Food Product Market, Amendment 1 (1888)


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