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Gary W. BlackREPRepublican Commissioner of Agriculture
68
Years of Age
GAResidence (state)

Gary Ward Black (born August 20, 1958) is an American farmer and politician from the U.S. state of Georgia. A Republican, he has been Agriculture Commissioner of Georgia since 2011, having been first elected in 2010. He was a candidate for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Georgia in 2022.

Education3 - 3 of 1
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Georgia
BS Agricultural Education
1980
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Commissioner
State of Georgia
2010
Field Representative
Georgia Field Bureau
1980
Former Co-Manager
Georgia Food Industry Partnership
Other Experience1 - 6 of 6
Member
Maysville Baptist Church
Current
President
Georgia Agribusiness Council
1989 - 2010
President
Georgia Future Farmers of America
1975 - 1976
Advisor
4-H Youth Development Organization
Advisor
Future Farmers of America
President
Alumni Society, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Georgia