WVC 19 - 1 - 2
§19-1-2. Commissioner of agriculture.
The commissioner of agriculture shall be elected by the
qualified voters of the state at the same time and in the same
manner as other state officers are elected, and shall hold office
for a term of four years and until his successor is elected and
The commissioner shall be a practical farmer, learned in the
science of agriculture, and shall have made agriculture his chief
business for a period of ten years immediately preceding his
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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