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Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black on Passing of former Long-Time Commissioner Tommy Irvin

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Press Release - For Immediate Release
Friday, September 15, 2017
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Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black on Passing of former Long-Time Commissioner Tommy Irvin

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black issued the following statement:

“Commissioner Irvin loved serving Georgia’s farmers and consumers for over three generations. He touched us all with his unsurpassed spirit of stewardship, commitment and work ethic. Beyond agriculture, his commitment to education put a strong and admirable exclamation point on his life’s work. We pray for and offer our condolences to the Irvin family during this difficult period.”

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