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The Department of Agriculture shall supervise the grain interests of the state; buying, selling,
handling, and storage of grain; and management of public warehouses and public grain markets,
including chambers of commerce, boards of trade, and grain exchanges. The department shall
investigate, on complaint or its own motion, all cases of fraud and injustice in the grain trade,
unfair practices, or unfair discrimination in the buying or selling of grain. The department may
compel the discontinuance of unfair practices or unfair discrimination in grain transactions and
make rules for carrying out and enforcing state laws relating to subjects covered by this section.
History: (5084) RL s 2100; 1919 c 254 s 8; 1921 c 314 s 1; 1925 c 266; 1969 c 9 s 60; 1971
c 25 s 67; 1974 c 548 s 31; 1979 c 332 art 1 s 77; 1985 c 248 s 70; 1989 c 197 art 5 s 1

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