Nebraska Director of Agriculture
|Nebraska Director of Agriculture|
|Office website:||Official Link|
|2012-13 FY Budget:||$5,618,857|
|Selection Method:||Appointed by Governor|
|Other Nebraska Executive Offices|
|Governor • Lieutenant Governor • Secretary of State • Attorney General • Treasurer • Auditor • Commissioner of Education • Agriculture Director • Insurance Director • Natural Resources Director • Labor Commissioner • Public Service Commission|
The director oversees the Department of Agriculture, which is tasked with promotion and development of state agriculture as well as regulation and licensing.
Chapter 81, Section 102:
|The Governor shall appoint heads for the various agencies listed in section 81-101, [...] The officers shall be designated as follows: (1) The Director of Agriculture for the Department of Agriculture;...|
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The director oversees the Department of Agriculture, whose stated mission is "to regulate industries, as prescribed by statute, and to encourage and promote the interests of agriculture through advocacy and education."
The Department of Agriculture consists of the following divisions:
- Ag Promotion and Development
- Animal and Plant Health Protection
- Food Safety and Consumer Protection
- Beginning Farmer
- Farm Mediation
- Laws and Regulations
- Licensing, Permits and Registrations
The budget for the Department of Agriculture in Fiscal Year 2012-13 was $5,618,857.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
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301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94947
Lincoln, NE 68509-4947
Phone: (402) 471-2341
Fax: (402) 471-6876
- Nebraska Department of Agriculture
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- [Nebraska Legislature Revised Statutes, "Chapter 81.102," accessed July 31, 2013
- Nebraska Department of Agriculture, "NDA - At Work for You!" accessed December 22, 2012
- Nebraska Department of Agriculture, "Homepage," accessed March 16, 2013
- Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau, "2011-2013 General Fund Appropriations Summary," accessed April 17, 2013