Agriculture ministry

An agriculture ministry or department of agriculture is a ministry or other government agency charged with agriculture. The ministry is often headed by a minister for agriculture.

Specific duties may relate to regulation, promotion, agricultural research, price supports and agricultural subsidies, plant diseases and invasive species.Some ministries have additional responsibilities in related policy areas such as forestry and fisheries; rural affairs; food and food quality, security, and safety; and consumer protection. In some countries, agriculture ministries are responsible for matters relating to the environment as well while others assign that duty to a separate environment ministry.

Agriculture ministries by country

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Country Subnational division Ministry Head
 Australia Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Western Australia Western Australia Department of Agriculture and Food
 Azerbaijan Ministry of Agriculture of Azerbaijan Republic Minister of Agriculture under Cabinet of Azerbaijan
 Bahamas Minister of Agriculture & Marine Resources (Bahamas)
 Belgium Minister of Agriculture (Belgium)
 Bulgaria Ministry of Agriculture and Food
 Cambodia Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
 Canada Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Minister of Agriculture
Manitoba Manitoba Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives
New Brunswick New Brunswick Department of Agriculture and Aquaculture
Ontario Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture
 People's Republic of China Ministry of Agriculture
 Colombia Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
 Croatia Ministry of Agriculture,Fisheries and Rural Development
 Denmark Ministry of Food, Fisheries and Agriculture Minister of Food, Fisheries and Agriculture
 Egypt Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation
 Ethiopia Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
 European Union Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development
 Finland Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (Finland)
 France Ministry of Agriculture and Fishing Minister of Agriculture and Fishing
 Germany Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection
 Georgia Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia Minister of Agriculture of Georgia
 Greece Ministry for Rural Development and Food Minister for Rural Development and Food
 Hong Kong Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation
 Hungary Ministry of Rural Development Minister of Rural Development
 India Ministry of Agriculture
 Indonesia Ministry of Agriculture Minister of Agriculture
 Iran Ministry of Agriculture Minister of Agriculture
 Ireland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
 Isle of Man Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
 Israel Agriculture Minister of Israel
 Italy Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies
 Japan Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
 Laos Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Laos Minister of Agriculture and Forestry of Laos
 Mexico Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food
 Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation Minister of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation
 New Zealand Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Minister of Agriculture
 Nigeria Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources
 Norway Ministry of Agriculture and Food

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 Pakistan Ministry of Agriculture Minister of Agriculture
 Peru Ministry of Agriculture/Coordinator FAO-ONU Mr. Rafael Quevedo Flores/Mr.Francisco Costa Esparza
 Philippines Department of Agriculture Secretary of Agriculture/ DA Secretary
 Poland Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
 Portugal Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries
 Romania Ministry of Agriculture, Forests and Rural Development
 Russia Ministry of Agriculture Minister of Agriculture
 South Africa Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
 South Korea Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
 Spain Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
 Sweden Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Minister for Rural Affairs
 Syria Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform
 Taiwan Council of Agriculture
 Thailand Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives
 Turkey Ministry of Agriculture
 Uganda Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries
 Ukraine Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food (Ukraine)
 United Kingdom Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
 Scotland Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department
 United States United States Department of Agriculture Secretary of Agriculture
California California California Department of Food and Agriculture
Florida Florida Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Florida Commissioner of Agriculture
Illinois Illinois Illinois Department of Agriculture
Michigan Michigan Michigan Department of Agriculture
New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey Department of Agriculture
Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry
Oregon Oregon Oregon Department of Agriculture
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Department of Agriculture
Texas Texas Texas Department of Agriculture
Vermont Vermont Agency of Agriculture Food and Markets
Washington (state) Washington Washington State Department of Agriculture Director of Agriculture
 Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development

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