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Office of the Commissioner

Picture: Tommy Irvin Tommy Irvin is the longest serving statewide official in Georgia as well as in the United States.  Since 1969, he has served as Georgia’s Agriculture Commissioner. He was elected to his 10th four-year term this past November 2006.

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Welcome to the Georgia Department of Agriculture

The Georgia Department of Agriculture administers a variety of programs which all have a primary goal - to maintain the state's viable farm industry and protect the consuming public.

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Agricultural Statistics

USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Georgia Field Office conducts surveys and the Census of Agriculture with reports published covering virtually every aspect of agriculture.

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03/25/2009 Some soft Mexican-style cheese recalled due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination
03/23/2009 Some chicken bouillon recalled due to foreign inspection not equal to USA standards
03/19/2009 To ensure accuracy gold buyers must use certified scales

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Two Plates, One Purpose
Dog & Cat Sterilization Program

Dog and cat over- population is a tragic problem in all areas of Georgia.

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Don't be without your Farmers and Consumers Market Bulletin

Start or renew your subscription to the Georgia Department of Agriculture's Farmers & Consumers Market Bulletin.

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New License Plate Promotes Horse Industry

2007 Census of Agriculture The new equine specialty license plate, which promotes the horse industry and its educational programs, can be ordered today.

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Agritourism

Comm. Tommy Irvin, Deputy Comm. Terry Coleman and the Georgia Department of Agriculture are proud to announce the start of an agritourism program in the State of Georgia.  Agritourism will provide unique opportunities for tourists to enjoy Georgia's resources as well as provide an impact on Georgia's economy.

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Bring Georgia Home

Pride and integrity run deep in Georgia. Our fruit, vegetable and nut growers strive to bring you the very best in quality, variety, dependability, and value.

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