The Illinois Director of Agriculture
is a state executive position in the Illinois state government. The department of agriculture works to promote and regulate agriculture in a manner which encourages farming and agribusiness while protecting Illinois
' consumers and our natural resources.
The current officeholder is Robert F. Flider. He was appointed by Gov. Pat Quinn (D) on February 15, 2012.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
In 2012, the Illinois Director of Agriculture was paid an estimated $133,273. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.
In 2010, the Illinois Director of Agriculture was paid an estimated $133,300 according to the Council of State Governments.
State of Illinois Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 19281
Springfield, IL 62794-9281
Phone: (217) 782-2172
TTY number: (217) 524-6858
Fax: (217) 785-4505