Iowa Budget Report,Agriculture and Land Stewardship, 2016-2017

(2015) Iowa Budget Report,Agriculture and Land Stewardship, 2016-2017. Agriculture and Land Stewardship


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The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is a broad-based agency charged with enforcing more than 80 Chapters of the Code of Iowa related to this states most basic industry. The Secretary is mandated by Chapter 159.2 of the Code of Iowa: 1) to encourage, promote, and advance the interests of agriculture, including horticulture, livestock, dairying, cheese-making, poultry raising, beekeeping, production of wool, production of domesticated fur-bearing animals, and other kindred and allied industries; 2) to encourage a relationship between people and the land that recognizes land as a resource to be managed in a manner that avoids irreparable harm; 3) to develop and implement policies that inspire public confidence in the long term future of agriculture as an economic activity, as well as a way of life; 4) to promote the health, safety and welfare of the people of the State of Iowa. Under these general objectives, the Secretary is to develop and maintain a set of programs to carry out the intent of the law.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Budget, Iowa Budget Report, Detailed Report
Subjects: State government
State government > State finance
ID Code: 24103
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 09 May 2017 18:21
Last Modified: 09 May 2017 18:21