FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Office of Communications
Kevin Eason appointed to Georgia Blueberry Commission
The Georgia Agriculture Commodity Commission Ex Officio Committee met on February 4, 2021, to appoint Kevin Eason to fill the remainder of the term held on the Georgia Blueberry Commission by Russ Goodman. Russ stepped down to focus on his responsibilities as Georgia State Senator, District Eight, and his farming operation. Eason is a grower and packer of blueberries in Bacon County.
The Blueberry Commission was created by the Georgia General Assembly and funds collected by the assessments are used for research, education, and promotion of Georgia blueberries.
About the GDA The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) is the voice of the state's agriculture community. The department's mission is to provide excellence in services and regulatory functions, to protect and promote agriculture and consumer interests, and to ensure an abundance of safe food and fiber for Georgia, America, and the world by using state-of-the-art technology and a professional workforce. For more information, visit www.agr.georgia.gov.