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East Section Monthly Meeting

Agriculture Commission Report

Presented By Rick Pate


East Section Meeting

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

 Anniston Country Club

601 Highland Ave, Anniston, AL 36207

Rick Pate obtained a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University’s College of Agriculture in 1978. Mr. Pate grew up working on his family's cattle and poultry operations in Lowndes County. In 2012, he took over the family cattle operation. He founded Pate Landscape Co., Inc. Mr. Pate began serving on the Lowndesboro Town Council in 1996. Mr. Pate served as the mayor ofLowndesboro, Alabama, from 2008 to 2018. He resigned the position after his election as commissioner of agriculture. Mr. Pate was first elected agriculture commissioner on November 6, 2018, and assumed office on January 14, 2019. Mr. Pate is a past president for the Alabama AGC and will be giving us a political update and update on what is new with the agriculture commission.

Join us and Mr. Pate for a good update and good food!



Please call Josh Caton at the Birmingham AGC office (205) 451-1420 by Tuesday, Augustg 13.

You may also contact Josh Caton by e-mail at


Earlier Event: August 14
Shoals Section Monthly Meeting