The South Dakota Department of Agriculture is comprised of the Office of the Secretary and five divisions. Those divisions are: Agricultural Development, Agricultural Services, Resource Conservation & Forestry, State Fair Park and Wildland Fire. The Office of the Secretary staff provide information and support to employees of all five divisions.
Mike Jaspers currently serves as the SD Secretary of Agriculture.
The SD Department of Agriculture's mission is to promote, protect, preserve and improve South Dakota Agriculture for today and tomorrow.