DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

HISTORICAL EVOLUTION


[photo, Wayne A. Cawley, Jr. Building, 50 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis, Maryland] Department of Agriculture
Maryland Agricultural College, 1856-1908
Maryland Agricultural College, Board of Trustees, 1908-20
University of Maryland, Board of Regents, 1920-72
Department of Agriculture, 1972-


Wayne A. Cawley, Jr. Building, 50 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis, Maryland, 1999. Photo by Diane P. Frese.


Office of Administrative Services
Department of Agriculture, Business Office, 1979-80
Department of Agriculture, Office of Administrative Services, 1980-


[photo, Rooster, Annapolis, Maryland] Office of Marketing, Animal Industries, & Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture, Division of Animal Industries, 1973-78
Department of Agriculture, Office of Animal Health, 1978-80
Department of Agriculture, Office of Animal Health & Consumer Services, 1980-92
Department of Agriculture, Office of Food Safety & Consumer Services, 1992-97
Department of Agriculture, Office of Marketing, Animal Industries, & Consumer Services, 1997-


Rooster, Annapolis, Maryland, May 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


Animal Health Section
Veterinary Inspector, 1884
Department of Agriculture, Division of Animal Industries, Animal Health Section, 1973-78
Department of Agriculture, Office of Animal Health, Animal Health Section, 1978-80
Department of Agriculture, Office of Animal Health & Consumer Services, Animal Health Section, 1980-92
Department of Agriculture, Office of Food Safety & Consumer Services, Animal Health Section, 1992-97
Department of Agriculture, Office of Marketing, Animal Industries, & Consumer Services, Animal Health Section, 1997-

Food Quality Assurance
Department of Agriculture, Field Inspection Service, 1972-75
Department of Agriculture, Division of Inspection & Regulation, Field Inspection Service, 1975-81
Department of Agriculture, Office of Animal Health & Consumer Services, Grading Services & Egg Inspection Section, 1981-92
Department of Agriculture, Office of Food Safety & Consumer Services, Egg Inspection, Grading, & Grain, 1992-97
Department of Agriculture, Office of Marketing, Animal Industries, & Consumer Services, Grading Services, Egg Inspection, & Grain Laws, 1997-2004
Department of Agriculture, Office of Marketing, Animal Industries, & Consumer Services, Food Quality Assurance, 2004-

Marketing & Agribusiness Development
Department of Agriculture, Division of Marketing, 1972-83
Department of Agriculture, Division of Agricultural Development & Marketing, 1983-85
Department of Agriculture, Office of Agricultural Devlopment & Resource Conservation, 1985-87
Department of Agriculture, Office of Marketing & Agricultural Development, 1987-92
Department of Agriculture, Marketing, 1992-95
Department of Agriculture, Marketing & Agricultural Development, 1995-2006
Department of Agriculture, Marketing & Agribusiness Development, 2006-

Seafood Marketing & Aquaculture Development
Department of Economic & Community Development, Division of Economic Development, Office of Seafood Marketing, 1976-87
Department of Agriculture, Office of Marketing & Agricultural Development, Marketing Services, Seafood Marketing Services, 1987-88
Department of Agriculture, Office of Marketing & Agricultural Development, Seafood Marketing Section, 1988-92
Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture Development & Seafood Marketning, Seafood Marketing, 1992-95
Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture Development & Seafood Marketing, 1995-97
Department of Agriculture, Office of Marketing, Animal Industries, & Consumer Services, Aquaculture Devlopment & Seafood Marketing, 1997-2005
Department of Agriculture, Office of Marketing, Animal Industries, & Consumer Services, Seafood Marketing & Aquaculture Development, 2005-

Weights & Measures Section
Department of Agriculture, Division of Inspection & Regulation, Office of Weights & Measures, 1972-75
Department of Agriculture, Division of Inspection & Regulation, Weights & Measures Section, 1975-81
Department of Agriculture, Office of Animal Health & Consumer Services, Weights & Measures Section, 1981-92
Department of Agriculture, Office of Food Safety & Consumer Services, Weights & Measures Section, 1992-97
Department of Agriculture, Office of Marketing, Animal Industries, & Consumer Services, Weights & Measures Section, 1997-

Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management
Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industries, 1972-80
Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industries & Pest Management, 1980-84
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management, 1984-87
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Resource Conservation, 1987-90
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management, 1990-

Forest Pest Management Section
Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industries, Pest Management Section, 1975-80
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management, Pest Management Section, 1980-87
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Resource Conservation, Forest Pest Management Section, 1987-90
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management, Forest Pest Management Section, 1990-

Mosquito Control Section
State Board of Agriculture, Mosquito Control Program, 1961-72
Department of Agriculture, Office of Entomology, Mosquito Control Program, 1973-75
Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industries, Pest Management Section, 1975-80
Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industries & Pest Management, Mosquito Control Section, 1980-84
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management, Mosquito Control Section, 1984-87
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Resource Conservation, Mosquito Control Section, 1987-90
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management, Mosquito Control Section, 1990-

Pesticide Regulation Section
Department of Agriculture, Office of Entomology, 1973-75
Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industries, Pest Management Section, 1975-80
Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industries & Pest Management, Pest Management Section, 1980-84
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management, Pesticide Applicators Law Section, 1984-87
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Resource Conservation, Pesticide Regulation Section, 1987-90
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management, Pesticide Regulation Section, 1990-

Plant Protection & Weed Management Section
Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industries, 1972-80
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management, Plant Protection Section
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management, Weed Control Section
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management, Plant Protection & Weed Management Section, 1997-

State Chemist Section
State Agricultural Chemist, 1847
Department of Agriculture, Office of Animal Health & Consumer Services, State Chemist Section, 1980-87
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Resource Conservation, State Chemist Section, 1987-90
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management, State Chemist Section, 1990-

Turf & Seed Section
Seed Inspection Service, 1912-72
Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industries, Turf & Seed Section, 1972-80
Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industries & Pest Management, Turf & Seed Section, 1980-84
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management, Turf & Seed Section, 1984-87
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Resource Conservation, Turf & Seed Section, 1987-90
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management, Turf & Seed Section, 1990-

Office of Resource Conservation
Department of Agriculture, Office of Agricultural Development & Resource Conservation, 1985-87
Department of Agriculture, Office of Plant Industries & Resource Conservation, 1987-89
Department of Agriculture, Office of Resource Conservation, 1989-

Nutrient Management
Department of Agriculture, Office of Resource Conservation, Program Planning & Development, 1989-2000
Department of Agriculture, Office of Resource Conservation, Nutrient Management, 2000-

Program Planning & Development
Department of Agriculture, Office of Resource Conservation, Program Planning & Development, 1989-

Resource Conservation Grants
Department of Agriculture, Office of Resource Conservation, Conservation Grants Section, 1989-92
Department of Agriculture, Office of Resource Conservation, Resource Protection Incentives, 1992-94
Department of Agriculture, Office of Resource Conservation, Resource Conservation Grants, 1994-

Resource Conservation Operations
Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Administration
Department of Agriculture, Office of Resource Conservation, Resource Conservation Operations, 1989-92
Department of Agriculture, Office of Resource Conservation, Resource Management Services, 1992-94
Department of Agriculture, Office of Resource Conservation, Resource Conservation Operations, 1994-

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