Byrne to Hold “Ag Matters” Tour in Southwest Alabama
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) will launch his Fourth Annual “Ag Matters” Tour of farms and timberland throughout the First Congressional District on October 23rd and October 24th. The “Ag Matters” tour will draw attention to the important impact agriculture has on Alabama’s economy and highlight some of the major issues facing Alabama’s farmers and foresters.
The “Ag Matters” Tour will kick off in Jackson on Tuesday morning. From there, Congressman Byrne will tour private timberland in Chatom, visit a garden nursery in Mobile, host a forestry roundtable in Monroeville, and tour farms in Fairhope and Atmore.
Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture John McMillan, Commissioner Elect of Agriculture Rick Pate, and representatives from the Alabama Farmers Federation and the Alabama Forestry Association will join Congressman Byrne for the “Ag Matters” Tour.