Human Landscapes: Connecting People and Place
Date: March 15, 2016, noon
Location: Agriculture Hall, Seminar Room 301
Posted March 2016
Land Tenure Center Spring 2016 Lecture Series
Speaker: Dan Smith, Administrator of the Division of Agriculture Development at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Daniel Smith serves as Administrator of the Division of Agriculture Development at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. As Administrator, Smith guides the marketing of the state’s agricultural products locally, regionally and internationally. He also directs the farm and business development services available through the division to grow Wisconsin agriculture.
Smith is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He owned and operated his own dairy farm in northwestern Illinois for thirty years. Upon relocating to Wisconsin, he served as Chief Executive Officer for Midwestern BioAg in Blue Mounds before being appointed Administrator for Agricultural Development by DATCP Secretary, Ben Brancel, in October of 2013.
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