The Iowa Secretary of Agriculture
is a state executive position in the Iowa state government. The Department of Agriculture is responsible for providing leadership for agriculture in Iowa and ensuring consumer protection. In addition, the department is responsible for promoting the responsible use of natural resources.
The current officeholder is Bill Northey.
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The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s mission is to provide leadership for all aspects of agriculture in Iowa, ensure consumer protection and promote the responsible use of our natural resources.
The Department of Agriculture is composed of three divisions:
- Consumer Protection & Industry Services Division
- Division of Soil Conservation
- Food Safety & Animal Health Division
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Wallace State Office Building
502 E. 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319