Gov. Holcomb appoints Don Lamb as new executive director of the Department of Agriculture

Governor Eric J. Holcomb appointed 2nd -generation farmer Don Lamb, from Lebanon, Indiana, as the executive director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA).

Lamb is the co-owner and operator of Lamb Farms Inc., along with his brother and father. The farm produces popcorn, corn, soybeans and wheat. The family also owns AgRecycle, a composting and recycling business, and Lamb Farms Agronomy, which provides soil management and crop production products to surrounding farms.

Lamb graduated from Purdue University in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics. He was named the Agricultural Professional of the Year in 2014 by the Boone County Chamber of Commerce.