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Department of Agriculture


1891

State Board of Agriculture set up by legislature

Other events that happened on or around 1891

1911

Bill to create the Department of Agriculture and Commissioner of Agriculture was passed

Other events that happened on or around 1911

Nov 05, 1912

The first Agriculture Commissioner was elected

Other events that happened on or around November 05, 1912

1913

Commissioner assigned responsibility to regulate farm products

Other events that happened on or around 1913

1920

State apple-packing plant in Inwood was established

Other events that happened on or around 1920

Nov 07, 2000

Gus R. Douglass was elected his 9th 4-year term as Agriculture commissioner

Other events that happened on or around November 07, 2000

Nov 04, 2008

Gus R. Douglass was reelected to a four-year term as commissioner of agriculture

Other events that happened on or around November 04, 2008

Nov 06, 2012

Walt Helmick was elected commissioner of agriculture

Other events that happened on or around November 06, 2012

Nov, 2016

Republican Kent Leonhardt defeated Walt Helmick for commissioner

Other events that happened on or around November, 2016


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