Walt Bones

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Walt Bones
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South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture
Incumbent
In office
January 8, 2011 - Present
Years in position 3
PartyNon-partisan
Compensation
Base salary$90,000
Elections and appointments
AppointedDecember 2010
Appointed byGov. Dennis Daugaard
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sIowa State University (1974)
Personal
ProfessionFormer
Websites
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Walt Bones is the current South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture. He was first appointed to the position in April 2010.[1]

Biography

A farmer, Bones raises cattle, corn, soybeans, and wheat. He has been active in a number of related associations, including the National Corn Growers Association, the Midwest Dairy Association, the South Dakota Hereford Association, the South Dakota Cattleman’s Association, and the South Dakota Farm Bureau. Bones served on the Minnehaha County Planning and Zoning Commission for ten years.[2]

Education

  • BA, Animal Science, Iowa State University, 1974

Political career

South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture (2011-present)

Bones has served as South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture since January 2011.

Appointments

2010

Bones was appointed as South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture in December 2010 by then Gov.-elect Dennis Daugaard.[3]

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