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Jason Wentworth Named Assistant Commissioner for Department of Agricultural Resources

Thursday, August 27, 2015   (0 Comments)
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BOSTON – August 27, 2015

Today, Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) Commissioner John Lebeaux announced that Jason Wentworth will serve as Assistant Commissioner. The Department, through its four divisions – Agricultural Conservation & Technical Assistance, Agricultural Markets, Animal Health, and Crop and Pest Services –strives to support and enhance the rich diversity of the Commonwealth’s agricultural community to promote economically and environmentally sound food safety and animal health measures, and fulfill agriculture’s role in energy conservation and production.

“I am delighted that Jason has joined the Department of Agricultural Resources as Assistant Commissioner,” said Department of Agricultural Resources Commissioner John Lebeaux. “In addition to possessing a skill set that I am confident will be a great asset to the Department, and by extension, its customers, Jason also brings his enthusiastic approach to MDAR. His appointment greatly increases MDAR's capacity to execute its dual mission to keep Massachusetts' food supply safe and secure and to keep Massachusetts Agriculture economically and environmentally sound.”

“I'm thrilled to be a part of this MDAR team and their efforts to support agriculture in Massachusetts,” said Department of Agricultural Resources Assistant Commissioner Jason Wentworth. “Agriculture in our Commonwealth has a rich and important heritage. Massachusetts also has an amazing and diverse agricultural presence which continues to grow and innovate, and I look forward to working with our community of stakeholders, Commissioner Lebeaux, Secretary Beaton, Lieutenant Governor Polito, and Governor Baker.”

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

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