The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Board of Directors just adopted a new strategic plan to guide the association for 2020-25. NASDA president-elect and Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles chaired the 14-person strategic plan working group comprised of NASDA members, saying the new strategic plan “will guide us as state agricultural officials as we engage many other partners in this critical journey.”
NASDA’s new mission statement is: Grow and enhance American agriculture through policy, partnerships and public engagement.
NASDA’s new vision statement is: Agriculture leads the way toward a healthy and resilient world.
Over the next five-years, NASDA officials say they will be tackling tough expectations on government affairs, membership engagement, partnerships, and public outreach.
Established in 1916, NASDA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit association which represents the elected and appointed commissioners, secretaries and directors of the departments of agriculture in all fifty states and four U.S. territories.
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