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Ag commissioner to fight fed regulations

ATLANTA -- Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black pledged to a farm group Wednesday to fight implementation of proposed federal food-safety regulations that he said would cripple Georgia's produce industry.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-06/ag-commissioner-fight-fed-
Ex-Ag commissioner Irvin in hospital

Former state Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin is in intensive care.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-23/ex-ag-commissioner-irvin-hos
Latest News
Make Powell next ag commissioner

His openness and concern are the reasons I believe he is the only choice for agricultural commissioner.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2010-10-28/make-powell-next-ag-comm
Letters | Opinion
Don't put off future: Vote Black for ag commissioner

Every day we put off the future is a day we fall behind.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/15/edi_100554.shtml
Editorials
Bottom line

...more fiscally responsible from Irvin, an admirable ag commissioner. In these lean times, all state workers regrettably...regardless of who might deserve otherwise.Incoming ag commissioner Gary Black sensibly said he will ask the workers to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2010-11-17/bottom-line
Editorials
Across the region

...Harvin's seat.The primary is Feb. 15 with a runoff, if needed, on March, 1. The special election is April 5.New ag commissioner wants paintings outATLANTA --- The incoming agriculture commissioner wants to remove paintings he considers undesirable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-28/across-region
Metro
Contaminated food linked to dog deaths

...federal Food and Drug Administration and South Carolina Agriculture Department are investigating the plant, state Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers said. Officials in South Carolina told Scott Brown that his yellow Labrador, Lacy, was the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/24/met_35395.shtml
Metro
Augusta is full of top turkeys

...which just goes to show he didn't know his district from a hole in the ground.J.B. said he decided to run for ag commissioner at the last minute after getting word Terry Coleman wasn't going to. Besides, he said, the Republicans had threatened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2010-11-20/augusta-full-to
City Ink | Metro | City Ink
Fair operator sues over contract loss

...Strates' attorneys describe a meeting where an official with Amusements of America proclaimed they "owned the Ag commissioner." Lawyers who have represented Ms. Phipps and Mr. Blanton in the past could not be immediately reached by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/22/met_429216.shtml
Metro
Truth behind Garvin's qualifying doesn't involve pontoons

...playWhen J.B. called up and laid out a planTo make himself the state's top agricultural man."I'm going to be ag commissioner for the whole state,And you could be senator, now wouldn't that be great?"Leon thought it over and said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2010-05-08/truth-behind-ga
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