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{{Oklahoma SEO infobox}}{{tnr}}The '''Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture''' is a state executive position in the Oklahoma state government.   
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|State = Oklahoma
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|Office=Commissioner of Agriculture, Food & Forestry
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|Office type =  Nonpartisan
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|Image =OK Agriculture logo.JPG
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|Office website = http://www.ok.gov/~okag/
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|Budget = 45033000
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|Budget year =2012
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|Seats =
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|Term limits =
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|Length of term = Term coterminous with that of the Governor
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|Authority =[[Article VI, Oklahoma Constitution#Section 31|Article VI, Section 31]]
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|Selected = Appointed by Governor
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|Chair =
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|Current officeholder = Jim Reese
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|Partisan =
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|Officeholder image = Jim Reese.jpg
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|Assumed office = January 10, 2011
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|Compensation = 87,005
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|Next election =
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|Last election=
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|Other offices = [[Governor of Oklahoma|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Oklahoma Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Oklahoma Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[Oklahoma Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Oklahoma Auditor|Auditor]] • [[Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Education]] • [[Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture|Agriculture Commissioner]] • [[Oklahoma Commissioner of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Oklahoma Director of Wildlife Conservation|Natural Resources Commissioner]] • [[Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Oklahoma Corporation Commission|Public Service Commission]]
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}}{{tnr}}The '''Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture''' is an appointed state executive position in the Oklahoma state government. The position is more commonly known as President of the State Board of Agriculture.<ref name=oda>[http://www.oda.state.ok.us/odaff-board.htm ''Oklahoma Department of Agriculture,'' accessed December 21, 2012]</ref>  
  
 
==Current officeholder==
 
==Current officeholder==
The current officeholder is [[Jim Reese]].
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The current officeholder is [[Jim Reese]].<ref name=jim/>
  
 
==Authority==
 
==Authority==
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The office of the Oklahoma Board of Agriculture is established in [[Article VI, Oklahoma Constitution#Section 31|Article VI, Section 31]] of the [[Oklahoma Constitution]].
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'''Article VI, Section 31:'''
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| A Board of Agriculture is hereby created to be composed of five members all of whom shall be farmers and shall be selected in the manner prescribed by law.
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Said Board shall be maintained as a part of the State government, and shall have jurisdiction over all matters affecting animal industry and animal quarantine regulation, and shall be the Board of Regents of all State Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges, and shall discharge such other duties and receive such compensation as now is, or may hereafter be, provided by law.
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==Qualifications==
 
==Qualifications==
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The qualifications for members of the State Board of Agriculture are outlined in Title 2 of the Oklahoma Statutes:
  
==Elections==
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| The members shall be farmers who have:
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a. at least five (5) years practical experience during the ten (10) years immediately preceding their appointment, and<br>
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b. lived on and operated a farm after reaching the age of twenty one (21) years.
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* a farmer
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* at least 5 years practical experience during the previous 10 years
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* lived on and operated a farm after reaching the age of 21
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==Appointments==
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Members of the State Board of Agriculture are appointed by the [[Governor of Oklahoma|governor]] with the advice and consent of the [[Oklahoma State Senate|state senate]].
  
 
==Vacancies==
 
==Vacancies==
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Under Title 2 of the Oklahoma Statutes, in the event of a vacancy in the office the [[Governor of Oklahoma|governor]] "appoints a new member from the same district for which a vacancy was vacated to serve for the unexpired term."<ref>[http://webserver1.lsb.state.ok.us/OK_Statutes/CompleteTitles/os2.rtf ''Oklahoma Statutes,'' "§2-2-1: Membership - appointment and qualifications - vacancies," retrieved September 28,2011]</ref>
  
 
==Duties==
 
==Duties==
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The powers and duties of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry are outlined in Title 2 of the Oklahoma Statutes:<ref>[http://webserver1.lsb.state.ok.us/OK_Statutes/CompleteTitles/os2.rtf ''Oklahoma Statutes,'' "§2-2A-24: Powers and duties of Department," retrieved September 28, 2011]</ref>
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*evaluate applications for administrative and technical completeness pursuant to requirements of the Oklahoma Agriculture Code and rules promulgated thereunder and, when necessary to determine the completeness, request changes, revisions, corrections, or supplemental submissions;
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*evaluate notices related to applications for sufficiency of content and compliance and require that omissions or inaccuracies be cured;
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*consider timely and relevant comments received;
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*prepare responses to comments, draft and final denials, and draft, proposed, and final permits;
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*cooperate with federal agencies;
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*consolidate processes related to multiple, pending applications filed by the same applicant for the same facility or site in accordance with rules of the State Board of Agriculture; and
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*otherwise exercise all incidental powers as necessary and proper to implement the provisions of the Oklahoma Agriculture Environmental Permitting Act and promulgate rules.
  
 
==Divisions==
 
==Divisions==
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*Administration
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*Agriculture Environment Management Services
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*Animal Industry Services
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*Consumer Protection
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*Food Safety
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*Forestry Services
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*General Counsel
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*Investigative Services
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*Laboratory
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*Market Development
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*Statistics Services
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*Wildlife Services
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==State budget==
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The budget for the Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry in Fiscal Year 2012 was $45,033,000.<ref> [http://www.ok.gov/OSF/documents/bud14hd.pdf#page=14&zoom=auto,0,581 ''Office of Management and Enterprise Services,'' "FY-2014 Executive Budget Historical Document,"  accessed April 11, 2013] </ref>
  
 
==Compensation==
 
==Compensation==
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In 2010, the Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction was paid an estimated $87,005 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 May 14, 2011]</ref>
  
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==Historical officeholders==
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==Recent news==
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==Contact information==
 
==Contact information==
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'''Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry'''<br>
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2800 N. Lincoln Boulevard<br>
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Oklahoma City, OK 73105<br>
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'''Phone:''' (405) 521-3864
  
 
==See also==
 
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Revision as of 15:38, 22 June 2013

Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture, Food & Forestry
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012 FY Budget:  $45,033,000
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Term coterminous with that of the Governor
Authority:  Article VI, Section 31
Selection Method:  Appointed by Governor
Current Officeholder

Jim Reese.jpg
Name:  Jim Reese
Assumed office:  January 10, 2011
Compensation:  $87,005
Other Oklahoma Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorSuperintendent of EducationAgriculture CommissionerInsurance CommissionerNatural Resources CommissionerLabor CommissionerPublic Service Commission
The Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture is an appointed state executive position in the Oklahoma state government. The position is more commonly known as President of the State Board of Agriculture.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Jim Reese.[2]

Authority

The office of the Oklahoma Board of Agriculture is established in Article VI, Section 31 of the Oklahoma Constitution.

Article VI, Section 31:

A Board of Agriculture is hereby created to be composed of five members all of whom shall be farmers and shall be selected in the manner prescribed by law.

Said Board shall be maintained as a part of the State government, and shall have jurisdiction over all matters affecting animal industry and animal quarantine regulation, and shall be the Board of Regents of all State Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges, and shall discharge such other duties and receive such compensation as now is, or may hereafter be, provided by law.

Qualifications

The qualifications for members of the State Board of Agriculture are outlined in Title 2 of the Oklahoma Statutes:

The members shall be farmers who have:

a. at least five (5) years practical experience during the ten (10) years immediately preceding their appointment, and
b. lived on and operated a farm after reaching the age of twenty one (21) years.

  • a farmer
  • at least 5 years practical experience during the previous 10 years
  • lived on and operated a farm after reaching the age of 21

Appointments

Members of the State Board of Agriculture are appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the state senate.

Vacancies

Under Title 2 of the Oklahoma Statutes, in the event of a vacancy in the office the governor "appoints a new member from the same district for which a vacancy was vacated to serve for the unexpired term."[3]

Duties

The powers and duties of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry are outlined in Title 2 of the Oklahoma Statutes:[4]

  • evaluate applications for administrative and technical completeness pursuant to requirements of the Oklahoma Agriculture Code and rules promulgated thereunder and, when necessary to determine the completeness, request changes, revisions, corrections, or supplemental submissions;
  • evaluate notices related to applications for sufficiency of content and compliance and require that omissions or inaccuracies be cured;
  • consider timely and relevant comments received;
  • prepare responses to comments, draft and final denials, and draft, proposed, and final permits;
  • cooperate with federal agencies;
  • consolidate processes related to multiple, pending applications filed by the same applicant for the same facility or site in accordance with rules of the State Board of Agriculture; and
  • otherwise exercise all incidental powers as necessary and proper to implement the provisions of the Oklahoma Agriculture Environmental Permitting Act and promulgate rules.

Divisions

  • Administration
  • Agriculture Environment Management Services
  • Animal Industry Services
  • Consumer Protection
  • Food Safety
  • Forestry Services
  • General Counsel
  • Investigative Services
  • Laboratory
  • Market Development
  • Statistics Services
  • Wildlife Services

State budget

The budget for the Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry in Fiscal Year 2012 was $45,033,000.[5]

Compensation

In 2010, the Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction was paid an estimated $87,005 according to the Council of State Governments.[6]

Historical officeholders

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Recent news

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All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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Contact information

Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry
2800 N. Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Phone: (405) 521-3864

See also

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