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 West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture to Announce 2018 Vision, Legislative Priorities


Charleston, WV – After one year in office, West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt will announce his vision for agriculture, as well as his legislative priorities for the upcoming session. Commissioner Leonhardt will lay out lessons learned, steps forward for the West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) and legislative requests from the West Virginia Legislature. These requests include: funding for the WVDA Veterans and Warriors to Agriculture program, structural government changes to reduce barriers on West Virginia producers and the transfer of the Division of Forestry to the WVDA. The press conference will take place Monday, January 8th at 10:30 a.m. in the Governor’s Conference room at the West Virginia State Capitol.
WHAT: West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt’s vision and legislative priorities for 2018 press conference.
WHEN: Monday, January 8th 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Governors Conference Room, West Virginia State Capitol 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25317
All media and the public are welcome to attend

Contact Information

Crescent Gallagher, Communications Director, cgallagher@wvda.us, 304-558-3708 or 304-380-3922