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Consumer Q’s

Georgia Department of Agriculture
Gary W. Black, Commissioner
19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW
Atlanta, GA 30334

Question: What is the correct way to pronounce “pecan”? My wife says she pronounces it the Southern way. I disagreed and we got into an argument….

Answer: It’s too bad George and Ira Gershwin didn’t include pecans in the light-hearted toMAYto-toMAHto debate in "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off." Perhaps people would not take the pronunciation of pecan so seriously. 

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Energy efficiency. Water conservation. Green buildings. Reducing the impact on our water, air, and land. Environmental sustainability means all of these things and more.

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GRAYSON – The Grayson Arts & History Center will be opening soon with a renewed purpose in preserving the city’s heritage through the art produced by local and regional artists and craftsmen. Applications are being accepted for those wishing to show and sell their art in the intimate setting of the Center.

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