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Georgia Blueberry Commission to receive nominations for Commission

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Press Release
Friday, January 8, 2021
Office of Communications


Georgia Blueberry Commission to receive nominations for Commission

The Georgia blueberry Commission is taking nominations for a person to fill the unexpired term of Russ Goodman. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2021. If interested, a person must be a grower of blueberries in Georgia and must be willing to commit to meetings and activities of the Blueberry Commission. The term will end the Summer of 2023.

Goodman is stepping down from duties as a member of the Blueberry Commission to allow more time to devote to his responsibilities of representing District 8 in the Georgia State Senate.

Those interested can find an nominee form at, under blueberry in the nomination forms column. Please complete, scan and email to

If you have further questions, please contact Andy Harrison:

Andy Harrison
Manager, Commodity Commissions
Georgia Department of Agriculture
(404) 710-1196


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