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Georgia commodity commissions taking nominations for board seats

The Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commissions for apples, beef, blueberries, corn, cotton, equine, milk, peaches, pecans, tobacco and vegetables will accept nominations to fill positions for their respective boards. To be nominated, eligible individuals must be an active Georgia producer of the commodity.

Nominations may be made by filling out a Nominee Information Form found at  and sending it to: Georgia Department of Agriculture, 19 MLK Jr. Drive S.W., Room 320 Atlanta, GA 30334. The form may also be faxed to 404-656-9380, or emailed to The deadline for submissions is May 31.

The nominees will be certified to ensure they are active Georgia producers of the respective commodities, and geographic representation may be considered when making appointments. Appointments will be made by the Agriculture Commodity Commission Ex Officio Committee in July. Producers with questions may contact the Georgia Department of Agriculture at 404-586-1405.