Around the State with Commissioner Pate

Dan Alabama, Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI)

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Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture
Rick Pate

It’s time for our weekly “Around the State with Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture Rick Pate”. The Commissioner talks about a big event taking place this Tuesday called Apple Crunch Day.

Schools across Alabama will show their support for fresh, local produce by crunching into an apple on “Apple Crunch Day” this Tuesday, October 18th at 10:50 a.m.

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The Alabama Farm to School Program invites students, teachers, administrators, and parents to join the virtual farm tour of Scott’s Apple Orchard in Hazel Green.  For more information, visit the Alabama Farm to School Programs’ Facebook page.

Also this week, the 44th Annual Sunbelt Ag Expo will take place. And Commissioner, this is a venue you always like to attend, isn’t it?

“North America’s Premier Farm Show” will be held October 18-20, in Moultrie, GA. For more information visit

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That’s our weekly Around the State with Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) Commissioner, Rick Pate.