Section 2-1-5

Cooperation of all agricultural agencies required; meetings authorized; duty to attend meeting and furnish information.

(a) It shall be the duty of the Governor, the Board of Trustees of Auburn University, the director of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station System, the Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries and all other agencies of the state engaged in agricultural work or in its connected services to cooperate and encourage the agricultural work and development of the state and to maintain a helpful, sympathetic and cooperative relationship in carrying out this work.

(b) Such meetings as may be desired or are deemed helpful by the Governor, the board of trustees, the commissioner or the director are hereby authorized, and they may call into consultation any head of any department or institution of the state or any professor or scientist to secure technical, scientific or practical information for use in any one or more of the agricultural fields of endeavor. It shall be the duty of such person, when so requested, to attend any meeting and to furnish such information, facts and data in his possession as may be requested for the coordination of the work of all agencies and the advancement of agriculture in Alabama.

(Ag. Code 1927, §24; Code 1940, T. 2, §§8, 9.)