MEET COMMISSIONER RICK PATE
"I believe we are doing important work to protect our food supply, animal health, environment and fair commerce, while promoting Alabama-grown food and products."
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Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Benefit Cards Available for Seniors
Published 1/25/2024 in Alabama Agriculture & Industries - Farmers Market Authority
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is a federally funded program administered by the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries’ Farmers... read more ❯
USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program Applications Being Accepted
Published 1/16/2024 in Alabama Agriculture & Industries
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) is accepting grant applications for projects that enhance the competitiveness of U.S. specialty crops... read more ❯
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Confirmed in Alabama Commercial Poultry Pullet...
Published 11/3/2023 in Alabama Agriculture & Industries - Animal Industries
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) and USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) have confirmed the presence of... read more ❯
ADAI Accepting 2024 Applications for Growing and Processing Industrial Hemp
Published 11/3/2023 in Alabama Agriculture & Industries - Hemp Program
MONTGOMERY, Ala.- Alabama hemp growers, processors/handlers and universities may apply for an industrial hemp license from the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) starting,... read more ❯
USDA Designates 11 Additional Alabama Counties as Primary Natural Disaster...
Published 10/31/2023 in Alabama Agriculture & Industries
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Today, Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Rick Pate announced that USDA Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack has designated eleven Alabama counties as... read more ❯
ADAI Works with ALDOT to Waive Hay Hauling Permit Fees
Published 10/5/2023 in Alabama Agriculture & Industries
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Due to ongoing drought conditions, the Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries (ADAI) has consulted with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT)... read more ❯