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  • Agricultural Census available. See microfilm at State Historical Society of Missouri in Columbia.

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  • Agricultural Census available. See microfilm at State Historical Society of Missouri in Columbia.

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Departmental Notes

At the time of reorganization in 1933, “In addition to consolidating and combining the duties and activities previously under the Board of Agriculture . . . . the 1933 Legislature transferred the (a) ‘egg licensing and inspection law’ and (b) the ‘ice cream permit and inspection law’ from the former Food and Drug Department (volumes for 1912-1916 and 1917  available in Hathi Trust) to the new State Department of Agriculture.”1

The organizational structure as of 1933 with the reorganization, was as follows2 :

-The Governor of Missouri
---Commissioner of Agriculture
------The State Department of Agriculture
----------Feed Officer
----------State Veterinarian
----------Assistant Commissioner
----------Plant Law
----------State Fair

For more information, see the history page on the MO Department of Agriculture website.

Sources:

  1. Official Manual of the State of Missouri [1933-34] page 615.
  2. Ibid., page 616.

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