New Alabama Ag Commissioner to Be Sworn in Monday

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Alabama Agriculture Commissioner-elect Rick Pate, along with the other top state officials, will be formally sworn into their jobs during a ceremony Monday morning in Montgomery. Pate, who did not have a general election opponent, was actually elected to serve as the next Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries in Alabama during the primary election back in July. He told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman …


July Runoff for Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture

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The primary elections were held in Alabama Tuesday. When the votes were tallied, there was not a clear winner for Commissioner of Agriculture on the Republican ticket. The top two candidates, Rick Pate and Gerald Dial, will go head to head in a runoff election scheduled for July 17th. Pate garnered 40% of Tuesday’s vote while Dial received 30% of …