Georgia Impact

Officials get inside look at agriculture research in Griffin

UGA professor Paul Raymer, right, gives a tour of his turfgrass breeding greenhouse to U.S. Sen. David Perdue, Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue July 13 on the UGA campus in Griffin.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, U.S. Sen. David Perdue and Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black toured the Turfgrass and Weed Science facility on the UGA Griffin campus July 13 after spending the day meeting with farmers, researchers, foresters and other agriculture stakeholders throughout Georgia.