Department of Agriculture

Government    Executive Branch    Agriculture
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The Department of Agriculture is responsible for establishing and managing agricultural activities on Ho-Chunk lands.  The Department also oversees agriculture leases with farmers, implements crop planning, planting, maintenance, harvest, and processing, and provides outreach and educational programs.


Vision Statement

The vision of the Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Agriculture is to promote a healthy tribal population and environment through the revitalization and restoration of traditional agricultural and land management practices, which includes the reassertion of control over Ho-Chunk Nation food systems.

Hinu Smith
Executive Director

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Andrew Rave
Agriculture Division Manager

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Celina Hall

Agriculture Research and Education Manager

Contact information:

Ho-Chunk Nation
Department of Agriculture

P.O. Box 667
W9814 Airport Road
Black River Falls, WI 54615