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Ag & Industries News

Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries to host Ag Listening Sessions

Aug 23, 2019

Montgomery, Ala. — Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Rick Pate will kick-off a state-wide series of Listening Sessions the first week in September. The first session will be held Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at the Central Alabama Farmers Co-Op in Selma. The goal of these sessions is to provide a forum for Commissioner Pate and the public to meet and discuss current agricultural concerns and department services. During this time, Commissioner Pate and department staff will provide a brief update on department activities and be available for questions.

 Each Listening Session is open to the media.

 WHO:  Commissioner Rick Pate and Department Staff

 WHAT: Blackbelt Ag Listening Session

 WHEN: Wednesday, September 4, 2019

              1:30 -3:00 p.m.

 WHERE: Central Alabama Farmers Co-Op in Selma, AL 

                2519 US Highway 80 West, Selma AL 36703

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