Leaders have been appointed to oversee the Alabama Senate and House agriculture committees during the 2019-22 quadrennium.
Sen. Tom Whatley, R-Auburn, chairs the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. Rep. Danny Crawford, R-Athens, leads the House Agriculture and Forestry Committee.
“We look forward to working with Tom and Danny on policy discussions that affect agriculture, forestry and rural Alabama,” said Alabama Farmers Federation State Affairs Director David Cole.
Sen. David Sessions, R-Grand Bay, is Senate Ag Committee vice chair. Other members are Sens. Billy Beasley, D-Clayton; Chris Elliott, R-Fairhope; Garlan Gudger, R-Cullman; Andrew Jones, R-Centre; Steve Livingston, R-Scottsboro; Tim Melson, R-Florence; Randy Price, R-Opelika; Clay Scofield, R-Red Hill; Bobby Singleton, D-Greensboro; Larry Stutts, R-Sheffield; and Jack Williams, R-Wilmer.
Rep. Steve Hurst, R-Munford, is House Agriculture Committee vice chair, while Rep. Thomas Jackson, D-Thomasville, is the ranking minority member. Other committee members include Reps. Will Dismukes, R-Prattville; Joe Faust, R-Fairhope; Bob Fincher, R-Woodland; Dexter Grimsley, D-Newville; Tommy Hanes, R-Bryant; Ralph Howard, D-Greensboro; Reed Ingram, R-Montgomery; A.J. McCampbell, D-Demopolis; Ed Oliver, R-Dadeville; Ginny Shaver, R-Leesburg; Jeff Sorrells, R-Hartford; and Rodney Sullivan, R-Northport.