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Lisa Tolliver
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Quarles congratulates Jonathan Shell on ag commissioner election

Quarles has been in position for eight years

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 7, 2023) – Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles issued a statement congratulating Jonathan Shell on being elected Kentucky's next Agriculture Commissioner.

“Congratulations to Jonathan Shell on being elected Kentucky’s next Agriculture Commissioner. Promoting the interests of Kentucky agriculture across the state, nation, and world, and advocating for Kentucky’s 76,000 farm families is an awesome responsibility. I congratulate Jonathan on his victory and I look forward to working with him in a smooth transition as he takes office on Jan. 1, and wish him the very best."


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