Many were very pleased to attend a banquet honoring Georgia Trend’s 2017 Georgian of the Year, Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black! The Thursday afternoon event was attended by a broad group of distinguished business and political leaders. Commissioner Black was welcomed by a sold out crowd and joined by his family and key Department of Agriculture staff. It was also great having AFBF President Zippy Duvall introduce Gary as he was recognized for this outstanding award. We congratulate former GAC President and current Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black for this very well deserved honor.
Tommy Irvin, a former agriculture commissioner who was the longest-serving statewide official in Georgia history, died on Thursday. He was 88. Read moreRead More »
Metolachlor/S-Metolachlor, used in agricultural use preemergent herbicides for weed control – The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has issued a Notice of its intent to “… cancel the registrations of all metolachlor and S-metolachlor agricultural use products [unless] registrants request a hearing within 30 days …” – DPR detected[…]Read More »