NH Department of Agiculture, Markets and Food
NH Department of Agiculture, Markets and Food
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a dinner table in front of an apple orchard
photo of a alpaca
a jumbo pumkin being protected from the sun
maple syrup gathering in the woods
a line of cows walking down a path
inside a flower nursery
tomatoes on the vine ready to pick
crates of apples ready to ship
a show horse pulling a cart
a family dragging their christmas tree home
Mr. pig laying in the wood chips


Official website of the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food

The mission of the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food is to promote agriculture in the public interest and to serve farmers and consumers in the marketplace. The department assures safe and healthy food supplies, provides accurate information on prices and availability of farm commodities and crops and develops markets for the state's farmers.


Position Announcement

The New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food’s Division of Animal Industry is searching to fill the new position of Assistant State Veterinarian. The assistant state veterinarian will provide expertise in veterinary medicine and animal care during work with various animal species. The successful applicant will assist with development of animal health policy to ensure the protection of agriculture in New Hampshire, including animal disease surveillance and response, emergency management, resource allocation, and animal disease traceability. The majority of time will be spent in support of agriculture programs though the position will also oversee implementation of household pet vending programs as part of its portfolio.

The Department will be accepting applications through March 23, 2018. For more information and to apply please visit the State of New Hampshire’s job opportunity web page at http://das.nh.gov/jobsearch/Employment.aspx and search for job ID #11346 position #9U621.  Interested candidates may also contact Stephen Crawford, DVM, State Veterinarian and Director of Animal Industry at Stephen.Crawford@agr.nh.gov.



Spring Landscape Conference
March 21
8:00am-3:30pm Puritan Backroom Restaurant Conference Center 245 Hooksett Rd, MANCHESTER. $55 before 3/14, $65 late registration. Info 603-862-3200. Register Online: http://bit.ly/2EtvW8Q
Farms as the Cornerstone of our Communities MWVEG 1st Annual Meeting
March 21
6-8:30 pm at Runnells Hall in the CHOCORUA VILLAGE. RSVP by March 14th, RSVP online at https://goo.gl/LacsMY or 603-447-3834

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NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food
Mailing: PO Box 2042, Concord NH 03302 -2042
Physical: 25 Capitol Street, Second Floor, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-3551 | fax: (603) 271-1109