MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP)- Agriculture officials from across the
country are meeting in Montgomery and will hear about farm trade
from the former president of Mexico, Vicente Fox.
Fox is the keynote speaker Friday at the meeting of the National
Association of State Departments of Agriculture. The morning
speaker is U.S. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan.
The mid-year conference being hosted by Alabama Agriculture
Commissioner Ron Sparks continues through Monday.
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