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2023 Statute


74-50,163. Agriculture marketing and promotions advisory board; members; duties. (a) There is hereby created an agriculture marketing and promotions advisory board. Members shall be appointed by the secretary of agriculture. The board shall consist of no less than nine and no more than 12 members. Each member appointed to the advisory board shall be recognized for knowledge and leadership in at least one of the following sectors: Livestock industry, commodity production, specialty crop production, local foods or farmers' markets, restaurant and food service industry, value-added or entrepreneurial agriculture, agricultural education, rural economic development, food processing, finance and banking, agricultural cooperatives and marketing or economics.

(b) Of the members first appointed to the board, the secretary of agriculture shall designate five whose terms shall expire June 30, 2014, and the remaining members' terms shall expire on June 30, 2016. After the expiration of such terms, each member shall be appointed for a term of four years until a successor is appointed and qualified.

(c) A vacancy on the board of a member shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment by the secretary of agriculture.

(d) The board shall organize by election of a chairperson, vice-chairperson and such other officers as the board deems appropriate.

(e) The board shall advise the secretary of agriculture and the agriculture marketing and promotions program on issues and concerns of agriculture marketing, promotions and agribusiness development.

History: L. 1996, ch. 209, § 11; L. 2003, ch. 154, § 66; L. 2012, ch. 140, § 4; July 1.

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