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Georgia judge won't stop new Vidalia onion rule

...farmer and the state's agriculture commissioner over a new regulation...regulation last month, but Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black says it's...A spokeswoman for the agriculture commissioner, Mary Kathryn Yearta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-15/georgia-judge-wont-stop-new-v
Farmer ships Vidalia onions ahead of start date

...defiance of the state agriculture commissioner, who has warned that...battle since last fall with Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black. Their dispute...refused Tuesday to block the agriculture commissioner from enforcing the new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-16/farmer-ships-vidalia-onions-a
Judge denies Vidalia onion rules

ATLANTA - A judge says Georgia's agriculture commissioner overstepped his authority when he changed rules...Wright ruled last week. She said state law gives Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black authority over packaging rules but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-24/judge-denies-vidalia-onion
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley tours peach orchards damaged by freeze

...temperatures."The great news is we've got fruit the end of June, through July into August," Yonce said.State Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers said loss of the early peach market caused an estimated $80 million hit to the state's economy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-05/south-carolina-gov-nikki-hale
Republicans crowd field for State Agriculture Commissioner

...the July 18 primary for agriculture commissioner, with the winner taking...he says are key to the agriculture commissioner's role. "I'm the...candidate in the 2002 agriculture commissioner race. Ms. Strickland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/03/met_87603.shtml
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Carolina Agriculture Commissioner challenger hopes to bring home the bacon

COLUMBIA - Both candidates running for agriculture commissioner have deep roots in the land, but they differ...Trucking Inc. POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Appointed agriculture commissioner in September 2004 by Gov. Mark Sanford PERSONAL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/05/met_103317.shtml
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Decades of growth: Georgia agriculture commissioner ends long run

...more than four decades Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin has remained...Georgia's longest-serving agriculture commissioner and among the longest-serving...Irvin was appointed agriculture commissioner by Gov. Lester Maddox...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-05
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Agriculture commissioner race has new faces this time

ATLANTA --- The three men running for agriculture commissioner this year are concentrating their proposals...consumers depend on products regulated by the agriculture commissioner, from grocery stores and pet shops to the quality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2010-09-25/agriculture-co
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Georgia Agriculture Commissioner candidates

...University of GeorgiaOCCUPATION: Owner, Harmony Grove FarmsPOLITICAL BACKGROUND: Republican nominee for agriculture commissioner, 2006; Bush-Cheney and McCain-Palin Farm and Ranch Team coordinator, 2004 and 2008J.B. POWELL DemocratAGE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-10
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Georgia Agriculture Commissioner race

...member; served eight years in the Georgia House of Representatives; has served as state agriculture commissioner since 1969 Profession: Agriculture commissioner Education: Attended high school in White County Family: Wife, Bernice; five children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/05/met_103277.shtml
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