Boards and commissions
Providing regulatory oversight, enforcement, and advocacy for agriculture and forestry in Louisiana
For in-depth information on all boards and commissions, visit the Louisiana Division of Administration (DOA) Boards and Commissions web page.
Boards and commissions
Advisory Commission on PesticidesServes to protect the interests, health, safety, and welfare of the Louisiana public through rules and regulations pertaining to the proper labeling, sale, distribution, transportation, storage, use and application, and disposal of pesticides.
Agricultural Commodities CommissionRegulates warehouses, cotton merchants, and grain dealers doing business in Louisiana.
Animal Control Advisory Task ForceAssists community programs in ensuring and promoting the proper treatment and well-being of animals.
Beef Industry CouncilAdministers the requirements of the federal "Beef Promotion and Research Act and Order" within Louisiana with the goal of improving producer profitability by expanding consumer demand for beef and strengthening beef's position in the marketplace.
Board of Animal HealthPrevents, controls, and eradicates diseases in livestock and poultry; is responsible for licensing and supervision of livestock dealers and the chartering and supervision of auction markets.
Boll Weevil Eradication CommissionGoverns the practices and ensures producer compliance with existing law and regulation through investigations and adjudicatory hearings to facilitate eradication and maintain eradicated status.
Commission of Weights and MeasuresEnsuring equity in the marketplace for buyers and sellers.
Crawfish Promotion and Research BoardDeveloping markets and funding research to further the Louisiana crawfish industry.
Dairy Industry Promotion BoardPromotes Louisiana dairy to local consumers and may levy an assessment on all milk solids, milk fats, or fluid milk components sold.
Dairy Stabilization BoardProvides a regulatory program designed to stabilize the Louisiana dairy industry in order to assure an adequate supply of healthful and wholesome dairy products to Louisiana consumers at fair and reasonable prices
Egg CommissionEncourages increased production and quality in Louisiana eggs through marketing and research
Forestry CommissionProtects, conserves, and replenishes the natural resources of the state.
Horticulture CommissionLicenses, permits, and regulates persons engaged in horticultural businesses.
Livestock Brand CommissionInvestigates all agricultural crime and maintains brand book
Louisiana Agricultural Chemistry and Seed CommissionAdministers and enforces the laws and regulations relative to feed, fertilizer, agricultural liming materials, industrial hemp and seed
Louisiana Board of Veterinary MedicineExamines and determines the qualifications and fitness of applicants for a license to practice veterinary medicine in the state.
Louisiana Equine Promotion and Research Advisory BoardSupports the growth and development of the equine industry in Louisiana by enhancing research, education, promotion, facilities, tourism, events, and equine-related activities throughout the state.
Louisiana Industrial Hemp Promotion and Research Advisory BoardSupports the growth and development of the industrial hemp industry in Louisiana by enhancing research, education, promotion, facilities, and industrial hemp-related activities throughout the state.
Rice Promotion BoardPromotes rice in the state of Louisiana.
Rice Research BoardConducts a program of research for the benefit of the Louisiana rice industry.
Soil and Water Conservation CommissionDevelops the LA conservation district program, establishes operational policy, and provides general regulatory oversight of the conservation district program.
Soybean Grain Research and Promotion BoardPromotes the growth and development of the soybean, wheat, corn and grain sorghum industries in Louisiana
Strawberry Marketing BoardPromotes the Louisiana strawberry industry by increasing production and quality through marketing and research.
Sweet Potato CommissionExpands the market and increases consumption of sweet potatoes
Structural Pest Control CommissionProtects the public through pest control rules and regulations