Livestock Auction Market public hearing scheduled

West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture Walt Helmick has announced a public hearing at 10 a.m. on Apr. 20, to receive comments on the issuance of an operating permit for Wade’s Poultry and Small Animal Auction in Alderson. The hearing will be at the West Virginia Department of Agriculture’s (WVDA) Guthrie Agriculture Center near Sissonville, in Building 2, Room 202.

Marion Wade will be the operator and the market is to be housed at the old Alderson Livestock Market facility.

If you would like to comment about the issuance of this permit, you may appear in person at the hearing, or submit written comments no later than Apr. 15, to: Walt Helmick, Commissioner of Agriculture, WVDA, 1900 Kanawha Blvd., E., Charleston, WV 25305.