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Freezing points

...thing for crops, according to Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin . "We need a cold snap to kill off a lot of insects...thing for crops, according to Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin. "We need a cold snap to kill off a lot of insects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/04/met_179147.shtml
Metro
Georgia Department of Agriculture slow to verify status of workers

...spokesman for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.The requirement took effect while Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, a Democrat, was in office. He was succeeded in 2011 by Gary Black, a Republican. Black's office was warned of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-04/georgia-department-agricultur
Sneaky or not, Perdue's motives could move traffic

We want to be where the people are. - Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin We had an interesting story in Sunday's newspaper that Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue wanted to move some of the state's agencies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/24/kir_125843.shtml
Bill Kirby
Experience, safety among chief issues

...tout their experience. State Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin is no different, except that he can boast of being the...Family: Wife, Helen; six children; 13 grandchildren - Tommy Irvin (Democrat; incumbent) Residence: Habersham County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/20/met_101192.shtml
Metro
Across the area

...The Georgia Department of Agriculture seized three horses in McDuffie County on Friday. Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin said the horses were signed over by their owner, Ginga Rogers, of Thomson. The horses were taken from a field on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/17/met_412477.shtml
Metro
Bottom line

...usually gets the lovely parting gifts. Not so at the Georgia Department of Agriculture.With Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin leaving his post in January after more than 40 years in office, he's the one giving the gifts. An investigation...

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

...starving horses, cows, goats and dogs have been discovered on a farm. Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin said complaints about the animals' condition came in last week. "Considering the magnitude and the numbers, this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/01/met_114813.shtml
Metro
Two die after eating oysters

...after eating raw oysters purchased locally, prompting state officials to issue a warning. Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin and Coastal District Health Director Doug Skelton said Thursday the women (who were not identified) are suspected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/30/met_98720.shtml
Metro
Gray milk idea nixed

...Commissioner is dropping a proposal to add dye to raw milk and make it a stomach-turning charcoal gray. Commissioner Tommy Irvin announced his decision following a hearing in Atlanta on Friday, which more than 150 people attended. About 50 people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/03/met_150386.shtml
Metro
Vote for 'Dean' Irvin

...tainted food from some area grocery stores. But policing the state's food is only part of the mission that Democrat TOMMY IRVIN has carried out admirably since 1969. His innovative programs through the years have earned him wide respect at home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/03/edi_356409.shtml
Editorials