Commissioner of Agriculture

Commissioner of Agriculture Promotes Hemp

Feb 28, 2017
West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On West Virginia Morning, Ashton Marra talks with newly elected Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt and Glynis Board reports on the new Secretary of the state Department of Environmental Protection Austin Caperton who spoke to the Sierra Club last night.

That’s on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.

Gov. Justice Taps Clements for State Senate Seat

Jan 28, 2017
Martin Valent / WV Legislative Photography

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has picked Republican Charles Clements to fill a state Senate opening left by Agriculture Commissioner Kent Leonhardt's election.

West Virginia Legislative Photography

Gus Douglass, who was the nation's longest-serving agriculture chief, has died at age 88.

Douglass' family says in a statement that he died Thursday morning after a fall at his home in Mason County.