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Ag Commissioner Candidate wants to solve energy crisis

October 13, 2005

Albany -- A Candidate for State Agriculture Commissioner says he wants to help Georgia farmers solve the nation's energy crisis.

Gary Black told the Albany Rotary Club Thursday that he wants to use the Agriculture Commissioner's office to promote economic development.

The Republican candidate from Commerce says he believes energy is a growth opportunity for Georgia agriculture. Black said "I want to lead the development of an alternative fuel industry in this state. I believe it is a very important part of the vision for Georgia agriculture."

 Gary Black is the president of the Georgia Agribusiness Council.

He is a Republican candidate for the state Agriculture Commissioner.

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