Georgia Asking for Tomato Grower Assistance

Randall Weiseman Georgia, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin will be asking the state’s congressional delegation to procure disaster assistance for Georgia’s tomato growers.

“Part of the blame for the economic disaster to tomato growers could and should be attributed to federal agencies that singled out tomatoes as the sole suspect of the salmonella Saintpaul outbreak,” Commissioner Irvin said.

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