81-2,163. State resources and industries; department; publications.

The Department of Agriculture may serve as an information bureau in reference to the state's resources, industries, and development and may assemble data relating to the resources and industries of the state and to the physical, economical, and social conditions existing therein. The department may publish the facts ascertained, may charge for departmental publications an amount not to exceed the cost of collecting, publishing, and distributing such statistical information for the purposes of sections 81-201 and 81-2,163 to 81-2,164.03, and by means of publicity may promote the development of the resources of the state to the welfare of its inhabitants.

Source:Laws 1919, c. 190, tit. III, art. XXI, § 1, p. 545; C.S.1922, § 7640; C.S.1929, § 81-2501; R.S.1943, § 81-2,163; Laws 1986, LB 795, § 1.