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Unskewed outcomes

...who have never held elective office."Kentucky Republicans also swept into statewide offices for treasurer, agriculture commissioner and auditor.Nor was this a "tantrum," as the national media so often like to label conservative wins. Bevin's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-11-06/unskewed-outcomes
Farmers look at devastating peanut, cotton losses as S. Carolina floodwaters roll downstream

...low lying fields that spent days in standing water, hitting peanuts, cotton and soybeans especially hard, Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers said. However, those crops account for a small percentage of what's grown across the U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-09/farmers-look-devastating-peanut-cot
Agriculture commissioner stresses importance of biosecurity for avian influenza

Gary Black, the commissioner of the Georgia Department of Agriculture, made an appearance in Augusta last Thursday with a clear message to Georgia poultry-farm workers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-10-06/agriculture-commissioner-str
Georgia agriculture commissioner can set Vidalia onion packing date, court rules

ATLANTA - Georgia's agriculture commissioner can set a packing date for the state's famed Vidalia onions, an appeals court has ruled.The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-06/georgia-agriculture-commis
Ga. fuel inspectors checking pumps for illegal card scanners

...station pumps for illegal devices that are used to steal customers' financial information.Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black tells WABE-FM (http://bit.ly/1KP8q6f ) inspectors are checking pumps throughout the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-04/ga-fuel-inspectors-checking-pumps-i
South Carolina drought leaves crops withering in heat

...short-term forecast isn't optimistic but we'll continue to pray for relief from the heat and drought," said Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers.Derrick said corn stalks are 4 feet tall instead of 6 to 8 feet because of the lack of rain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-21/south-carolina-drought-leaves
Flat Creek Dairy & Farm recalls 3 lots of cheese over possible salmonella contamination

The state agriculture commissioner has announced the recall of some Georgia cheeses Monday...at Flat Creek Farm & Dairy in Swainsboro, according to Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black. Georgia Department of Agriculture inspectors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-15/flat-creek-dairy-farm-recall
Stone, Evans on the road in busy District 23 race

...seat.Stone has held the seat since 2010, when former Democratic Sen. J.B. Powell switched to run for agriculture commissioner during the final minutes of qualifying. Stone's only opposition that year came from Evans, who joined the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-29/stone-evans-ro
Keep agriculture in the Black

...state's Georgia Grown program, at the urging of Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black.For that reason, and many more...beef.For more than 20 years before becoming agriculture commissioner, Black was president of the Georgia Agribusiness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-07/keep-agriculture-blac
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