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The primary goal of the Office of Agriculture Development is to strengthen the family farm and enhance...
The Animal Industry Division protects the health of the general public, domestic animals, livestock and pets.
Emergency Preparedness Program
The Environmental Stewardship Division (ESD) provides assistance to soil and water conservation districts, drain...
The Executive Office is the administrative direction and policy office for the department.
The Operational Services and Central Licensing Division administers business processes for the Michigan Department of Agriculture, including...
The Food and Dairy Division protects public health by ensuring a safe and wholesome food supply.
Human Resources for the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development are now handled by the Quality of Life Human Resources group (part of the Michigan Civil Service Commission) which also oversees HR needs for the Department of Natural Resouces and Department of Environmental Quality. Service areas include: classification, selection, labor relations, equal opportunity (EEO), ADA, workforce planning, and training.
The Laboratory Division, composed of the Geagley Laboratory in East Lansing and the E.C. Heffron Metrology...
The Pesticide and Plant Pest Management Division is responsible for the implementation of programs and enforcement of laws concerning agricultural products, export...