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{{Nevada SEO infobox}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Nevada Director of Agriculture''' is a state executive position in the Nevada state government.   
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|Office type = Nonpartisan
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|Office website = http://agri.nv.gov/
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|Budget = 1,557,289
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|Budget year =2012-2013
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|Term limits =
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|Length of term =  Serves a term coterminous with the governor
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|Authority =Nevada Revised Statutes, 561.035
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|Selected = Appointed by State Board of Agriculture and Governor
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|Current officeholder = Jim Barbee
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|Officeholder image = Jim Barbee.jpg
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|Assumed office = June 8, 2011
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|Compensation = 107,465
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|Other offices = [[Governor of Nevada|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Nevada|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Nevada Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Nevada Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[Nevada Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Nevada Controller|Controller]] • [[Nevada Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Public Instruction]] • [[Nevada Director of Agriculture|Agriculture Director]] • [[Nevada Commissioner of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Nevada Director of Conservation and Natural Resources|Director of Conservation and Natural Resources]] • [[Nevada Commissioner of Labor|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Nevada Public Utilities Commission|Public Utilities Commission]] • [[Nevada Director of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation|Employment, Training and Rehabilitation]]
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}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Nevada Director of Agriculture''' is a state executive position in the Nevada state government.   
  
 
The Director oversees the Department of Agriculture whose stated mission is "to benefit the welfare of all persons residing in the state by encouraging the advancement and protection of Nevada's agriculture and related Industries."<ref>[http://agri.state.nv.us/AboutUs.htm ''Nevada Department of Agriculture,'' "About Us," accessed October 16, 2011]</ref>
 
The Director oversees the Department of Agriculture whose stated mission is "to benefit the welfare of all persons residing in the state by encouraging the advancement and protection of Nevada's agriculture and related Industries."<ref>[http://agri.state.nv.us/AboutUs.htm ''Nevada Department of Agriculture,'' "About Us," accessed October 16, 2011]</ref>
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==Current officeholder==
 
==Current officeholder==
 
The current officeholder is [[Jim Barbee]]. He was officially appointed to the position on June 8, 2011.
 
The current officeholder is [[Jim Barbee]]. He was officially appointed to the position on June 8, 2011.
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==Authority==
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The Department of Agriculture is created under 561.035 of the Nevada Revised Statutes. The office of director is established under 561.115.<ref>[http://www.leg.state.nv.us/nrs/NRS-561.html#NRS561Sec035 ''Nevada Revised Statutes,'' "NRS 561.035  Creation of Department; administration of chapter by Department," accessed February 7, 2013]</ref>
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==Qualifications==
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In order to service as Director of Agriculture, a candidate must:<ref>[http://www.leg.state.nv.us/nrs/NRS-561.html#NRS561Sec125 ''Nevada Revised Statutes,'' "NRS 561.125 Qualifications," accessed February 7, 2013]</ref>
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* Be a graduate of an accredited colleges or university
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* Have at least five years experience in official agriculture or livestock regulatory work, public administration, accounting or business administration
  
 
==Appointments==
 
==Appointments==
 
Per '''561.115''' of the Nevada Revised Statutes, the State Board of Agriculture appoints the Director of Agriculture with the consent of the [[Nevada Governor|governor]]. The commissioner serves at the pleasure of the governor. His or her term expires at the end of the governor's term or if the governor vacates office.<ref>[http://www.leg.state.nv.us/nrs/NRS-561.html#NRS561Sec115 ''Nevada Revised Statutes,'' "NRS 561.115  Appointment; unclassified service," accessed October 16, 2011]</ref>
 
Per '''561.115''' of the Nevada Revised Statutes, the State Board of Agriculture appoints the Director of Agriculture with the consent of the [[Nevada Governor|governor]]. The commissioner serves at the pleasure of the governor. His or her term expires at the end of the governor's term or if the governor vacates office.<ref>[http://www.leg.state.nv.us/nrs/NRS-561.html#NRS561Sec115 ''Nevada Revised Statutes,'' "NRS 561.115  Appointment; unclassified service," accessed October 16, 2011]</ref>
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==Vacancies==
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In the event of a vacancy, the position is filled with an appointment by the State Board of Agriculture with the consent of the [[Nevada Governor|governor]].
  
 
==Duties==
 
==Duties==
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*Resource Protection
 
*Resource Protection
 
**Wildlife Services
 
**Wildlife Services
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==State budget==
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The Department of Agriculture's budget for 2012-2013 was $1,557,289.<ref>[https://nelis.leg.state.nv.us/76th2011/App#/76th2011/Bill/Text/AB580/BD_AB580_EN ''Nevada Electronic Legislative Information System,'' "2011 76th Regular Session Assembly Bill No.580," 8, accessed July 5, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Compensation==
 
==Compensation==
In 2009, the Nevada Director of Agriculture was paid an estimated $107,465 according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.11.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'',"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved June 22, 2011]</ref>
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:: ''See also: [[Compensation of state executive officers]]''
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===2012===
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In 2012, the director was paid an estimated [[Compensation of state executive officers|$107,465]]. This figure comes from the [[Council of State Governments]].
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===2010===
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In 2010, the Nevada Director of Agriculture was paid an estimated $107,465 according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.11.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'',"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved June 22, 2011]</ref>
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==Contact information==
 
==Contact information==
 
405 South 21st Street<BR>
 
405 South 21st Street<BR>
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*[[Agriculture Commissioner]]
 
*[[Jim Barbee]]
 
*[[Jim Barbee]]
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==External links==
 
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Revision as of 10:48, 5 July 2013

Nevada Director of Agriculture
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012-2013 FY Budget:  $1,557,289
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves a term coterminous with the governor
Authority:  Nevada Revised Statutes, 561.035
Selection Method:  Appointed by State Board of Agriculture and Governor
Current Officeholder

Jim Barbee.jpg
Name:  Jim Barbee
Assumed office:  June 8, 2011
Compensation:  $107,465
Other Nevada Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerControllerSuperintendent of Public InstructionAgriculture DirectorInsurance CommissionerDirector of Conservation and Natural ResourcesLabor CommissionerPublic Utilities CommissionEmployment, Training and Rehabilitation
The Nevada Director of Agriculture is a state executive position in the Nevada state government.

The Director oversees the Department of Agriculture whose stated mission is "to benefit the welfare of all persons residing in the state by encouraging the advancement and protection of Nevada's agriculture and related Industries."[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Jim Barbee. He was officially appointed to the position on June 8, 2011.

Authority

The Department of Agriculture is created under 561.035 of the Nevada Revised Statutes. The office of director is established under 561.115.[2]

Qualifications

In order to service as Director of Agriculture, a candidate must:[3]

  • Be a graduate of an accredited colleges or university
  • Have at least five years experience in official agriculture or livestock regulatory work, public administration, accounting or business administration

Appointments

Per 561.115 of the Nevada Revised Statutes, the State Board of Agriculture appoints the Director of Agriculture with the consent of the governor. The commissioner serves at the pleasure of the governor. His or her term expires at the end of the governor's term or if the governor vacates office.[4]

Vacancies

In the event of a vacancy, the position is filled with an appointment by the State Board of Agriculture with the consent of the governor.

Duties

The Director oversees the Department of Agriculture whose stated mission is "to benefit the welfare of all persons residing in the state by encouraging the advancement and protection of Nevada's agriculture and related Industries."[5]

Division

The main divisions of the Nevada Department of Agriculture:[6]

  • Animal Industry
    • Animal Disease & Food Safety Laboratory
    • Livestock Identification
    • Microbiology Laboratory
  • Measurement Standards
    • Petroleum Technology
    • Weights & Measures
  • Plant Industry
    • Chemistry
      • Fertilizer Registration
      • Pesticide Registration
    • Entomology
    • Environmental Services
    • Export Certification
    • Noxious Weeds
    • Nursery Programs
    • Organic Programs
    • Pest Control
    • Plant Pathology
    • Producer Certification
    • Seed Programs
    • Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
  • Resource Protection
    • Wildlife Services

State budget

The Department of Agriculture's budget for 2012-2013 was $1,557,289.[7]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2012

In 2012, the director was paid an estimated $107,465. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

2010

In 2010, the Nevada Director of Agriculture was paid an estimated $107,465 according to the Council of State Governments.[8]

Historical officeholders

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Recent news

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Contact information

405 South 21st Street
Sparks, NV 89431
Phone: 775-353-3600
Fax: (775) 353-3638

See also

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