First candidates forum for ag commissioner

Farmers of the Kentucky Soybean Association, Kentucky Corn Growers Association and Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association will host the first forum for candidates in the 2015 Commissioner of Agriculture Primary Election.

The forum will be held 4:30 p.m. (Central time) Jan. 16 in Bowling Green at the Holiday Inn University Plaza Sloan Convention Center in conjunction with the 21st annual Kentucky Commodity Conference. Both declared candidates — State Rep. Ryan Quarles (R-Georgetown) and Jean-Marie Lawson Spann (D-Bowling Green) — will discuss agriculture policy and explain their vision for leading the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

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