Jason Fearneyhough

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Jason Fearneyhough
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Wyoming Director of Agriculture
Former officeholder
In office
July 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014
PredecessorJohn Etchepare
Base salary$110,748
Elections and appointments
AppointedMay 5, 2009
Appointed byGov. Dave Freudenthal (D)
Term limitsN/A
High schoolCheyenne Central High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wyoming
Master'sUniversity of Wyoming
ProfessionAgricultural consultant
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Jason Fearneyhough is the former Wyoming Director of Agriculture.[1] He first assumed office in July 2009 and remained in office until his appointment as Texas deputy agriculture commissioner in December 2014.[2] Fearneyhough was replaced by Doug Miyamoto on March 15, 2015.[3]


Fearneyhough first joined the Wyoming Department of Agriculture in 1996 as a technical services inspector and later served as a livestock and commodities marketing specialist. In 1998, he went to work for the Wyoming Business Council and opened his own agricultural consulting business in 2002. Fearneyhough served as deputy director of the Wyoming Department of Agriculture from 2006 to 2009.[4]


  • High school diploma, Cheyenne Central High School
  • Bachelor's degree in agricultural communication/journalism, University of Wyoming
  • MBA, University of Wyoming[4]

Political career

Wyoming Director of Agriculture (2009-2014)

Fearneyhough first assumed office as Wyoming Director of Agriculture on July 1, 2009. He served in office until he stepped down in December 2014 to become the deputy commissioner for Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller (R). Fearneyhough was replaced by Doug Miyamoto on March 15, 2015.[5]



Fearneyhough was appointed as Wyoming Director of Agriculture by Gov. Dave Freudenthal (D) on May 5, 2009.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Etchepare
Wyoming Director of Agriculture
Succeeded by
Doug Miyamoto