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{{Maine SEO infobox}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Maine Commissioner of Agriculture''' was a position in the Maine state government. The Commissioner was the head of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources, which dealt with all aspects of the state's food system.
 
{{Maine SEO infobox}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Maine Commissioner of Agriculture''' was a position in the Maine state government. The Commissioner was the head of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources, which dealt with all aspects of the state's food system.
  
On August 30, 2012, the agency, along with the [[Maine Commissioner of Conservation|Department of Conservation]], was merged into the [[Maine Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry|Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry]].<ref name="merge">[http://bangordailynews.com/2012/06/27/politics/agriculture-conservation-departments-merge-aug-30-many-details-yet-to-be-worked-out/ ''Bangor Daily News,'' "Maine’s Agriculture and Conservation departments to merge Aug. 30, but little will change" Accessed August 30, 2012]</ref>
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On August 30, 2012, the agency, along with the [[Maine Commissioner of Conservation|Department of Conservation]], was merged into the [[Maine Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry|Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry]].<ref name="merge">[http://bangordailynews.com/2012/06/27/politics/agriculture-conservation-departments-merge-aug-30-many-details-yet-to-be-worked-out/ ''Bangor Daily News,'' "Maine’s Agriculture and Conservation departments to merge Aug. 30, but little will change" accessed August 30, 2012]</ref>
  
 
The last officholder for the Agriculture Commissioner was [[Walter Whitcomb]]. He was appointed by [[Governor of Maine|Gov.]] [[Paul LePage]] in January 2011. [[Walter Whitcomb|Whitcomb]] was then appointed by [[Governor of Maine|Gov.]] [[Paul LePage]] as the new [[Maine Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry|Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry]] in August 2012.<ref name="merge"/>  
 
The last officholder for the Agriculture Commissioner was [[Walter Whitcomb]]. He was appointed by [[Governor of Maine|Gov.]] [[Paul LePage]] in January 2011. [[Walter Whitcomb|Whitcomb]] was then appointed by [[Governor of Maine|Gov.]] [[Paul LePage]] as the new [[Maine Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry|Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry]] in August 2012.<ref name="merge"/>  

Latest revision as of 01:43, 25 June 2014

Note: This office has been merged with the Maine Commissioner of Conservation. See that page here.
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The Maine Commissioner of Agriculture was a position in the Maine state government. The Commissioner was the head of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources, which dealt with all aspects of the state's food system.

On August 30, 2012, the agency, along with the Department of Conservation, was merged into the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.[1]

The last officholder for the Agriculture Commissioner was Walter Whitcomb. He was appointed by Gov. Paul LePage in January 2011. Whitcomb was then appointed by Gov. Paul LePage as the new Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry in August 2012.[1]

Compensation

In 2012, the Maine Commissioner of Agriculture was to be paid an estimated $102,689. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

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