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Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries to host Ag Listening Session in the Wiregrass

Oct 17, 2019

Montgomery, Ala. 
— Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Rick Pate will host the second Listening Session, in a series of state-wide sessions, in the Wiregrass area the first day of November. The session will be held Friday, November 1, 2019, at the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce. The goal of the session 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:  Wiregrass Ag Listening Session 

 WHEN:  Friday, Nov. 1st  at 2:00 pm    

 WHERE: Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce

102 Jamestown Blvd, Dothan AL 36301