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Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
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History and Duties
 The Committee on Agriculture and Consumer Affairs has general jurisdiction over agricultural land use, commodities, commissions, fairs and expositions, marketing and consumer protection issues, pest management, and the use of pesticides. This committee may also review legislation related to consumer protection.
Capitol Office
421-A State Capitol
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 656-0095
Fax: (404) 651-6768
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NamePositionEmail Address
Ryann MillerAdministrative Assistantryann.miller@senate.ga.gov
Katherine RussellSRO Analystkatherine.russell@senate.ga.gov

Fast Facts

  • 2021 Ag Snapshots 
  • The agriculture industry has a $73.3 billion annual economic impact
  • As of 2017, there were 40,900 farms encompassing 9,300,000 acres of land
  • 1 in 7 Georgians work in agriculture, forestry, or related fields
  • Broilers, cotton, peanuts, eggs, cattle, and dairy products are some of Georgia's top agricultural commodities
  • The forest industry provides an average of $24.6 billion into Georgia's economy, making it the second largest manufacturing employer

Key Topics

  • Agriculture Land Use
  • Commodities
  • Commissions
  • Fairs and expositions
  • Consumer protection issues
  • Pest management
  • Pesticide Issues
  • Forestry
  • Animal proteciton and regulation

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