Sunbelt Expo is a valuable location for south Georgia forage

Sunbelt Expo is a valuable location for south Georgia forage

Guest Blogger: Lisa Baxter, UGA Extension Forage Specialist The Sunbelt Ag Expo’s Darrell Williams Research Farms provides an exceptional opportunity to highlight forage research in south Georgia. These hayfields provide an outdoor classroom for UGA Extension county...
“Horsing Around” at the Expo

“Horsing Around” at the Expo

Each year, the equine barn at the Sunbelt Ag Expo is home to lots of action and fun. From beauty queens to trick riders, the barn hosts an array of featured guests and demonstrations. Visitors with backgrounds in the equine industry or those with a love for the thrill...
Focus on the Board – Tim Marshall

Focus on the Board – Tim Marshall

Tim Marshall has served as a board member for the Expo since 2019; however, his involvement in the agricultural community goes back much further. During this time, he served in various roles at colleges and universities including Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College,...
Precision Ag Research at the Expo Farm

Precision Ag Research at the Expo Farm

By contributing author: Simerjeet Virk – Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in the area of Precision Agriculture and Machinery Systems at the University of Georgia The increased focus on improving application accuracy, placement, and timing of crop...
Research on the Farm – Why Does it Matter?

Research on the Farm – Why Does it Matter?

The Sunbelt Ag Expo may last only three days every October, but the research happening on the Darrell Williams Research Farm located on the Expo grounds happens 365 days a year.   “We have the unique ability to work with university and corporate researchers on our...
Focus on the Board – Clay Talton

Focus on the Board – Clay Talton

Monroe County resident, Clay Talton, has been serving on the Expo Board since 2018, but he has been involved in the agricultural world much longer than that.  Originally from Kathleen, Georgia, Talton graduated from Perry High School before attending the University of...
Does Your Hay Make the Grade?

Does Your Hay Make the Grade?

Once again, we are excited to welcome back to the Sunbelt Ag Expo the Southeastern Hay Contest.  A tradition since 2004, The Southeastern Hay Contest has been keeping hay growers striving for the best for over a decade. Those interested in hay production make up one...
Celebrating Education at Sunbelt

Celebrating Education at Sunbelt

While the Expo’s mission is to provide ag companies a venue that is conducive to trade with customers, its extended mission supports the year-round education of all ages. Many students attend the Sunbelt Ag Expo each year. Those companies and educational partners that...
Field Day 2022 – Mark it on Your Calendar

Field Day 2022 – Mark it on Your Calendar

Sunbelt Ag Expo boasts a 100-acre exhibit site; however, what makes it unique to other farm shows in the country is the 600-acre Darrell Williams Research Farm. Each year, near the end of March or or the beginning of April, when the longer days begin to warm the soil...
Focus on the Board – Ricky Brown

Focus on the Board – Ricky Brown

Brown Manufacturing has been exhibiting at the Sunbelt Ag Expo since the beginning. Its owner, Ricky Brown, has been serving as a Board Member for the Expo for 15 years. In addition, he’s served as President for 5 years. Born and raised in Ozark, Alabama, Brown is one...
Focus on the Board – Chip Blalock

Focus on the Board – Chip Blalock

Since 1997, Chip Blalock has served as the Executive Director of the Sunbelt Ag Expo. Before joining the Expo team, Chip was the sales manager of Moultrie Farm Center for 7 years and served as an Extension agent for 3 years.  A graduate of the University of Georgia,...
It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

While the staff runs the day to day operations at the office, it’s no secret that it takes a multitude of volunteers and organizations to pull off North America’s Premier Farm Show, the Sunbelt Ag Expo.   One of the groups responsible for making the decisions for the...
Expo for the Entire Family

Expo for the Entire Family

If you haven’t started already, now is the time to start planning your family’s trip to the 2022 Sunbelt Ag Expo in October. Expo is for the whole family. No matter your age or interests, join us…and bring the entire crew with you. While visiting Expo, farmers can...
Are You Registered for the 2022 Expo? New Vendors Apply Today!

Are You Registered for the 2022 Expo? New Vendors Apply Today!

Today is the day! While returning exhibitors have been registering since December, we now invite any companies that are new to the show or haven’t been in a while to register for the 2022 Sunbelt Ag Expo.   The Sunbelt Ag Expo, located in Moultrie, Georgia, is held in...
Prepping for a New Season of Growth

Prepping for a New Season of Growth

Each year the farm crew for the Darrell Williams Research Farm at the Sunbelt Ag Expo works with university and company researchers and representatives to plan for the most efficient use of the land to carry out experiments necessary to continue advancing agricultural...

A Sunbelt Ag Expo Love Story: William + Courtney Faulkner

Back in 2010, a love story began at the blue bench in front of the Georgia Peanut Commission building at the Sunbelt Ag Expo. William Faulkner knew he had get his, now wife, Courtney Faulkner, the best Valentine’s Day gift to date – the blue bench from in...
Who are you sharing a “Bouquet” with this month?

Who are you sharing a “Bouquet” with this month?

Since 2008, the Sunbelt Ag Expo has featured backyard gardening seminars and demonstrations. In 2015, a permanent exhibit space was established that has proven to be a popular spot for visitors to learn simple ways of growing a backyard or community garden.  In 2019,...
New Faces at the Expo

New Faces at the Expo

A new year has brought about a couple of new Sunbelt Ag Expo team members. Olivia Griffin and Alexis Griner recently joined the team and are excited about their future at the Expo.   Olivia Griffin, a graduate of the University of Georgia, is the new Project and...
Celebrate Today with a Spoonful of Peanut Butter

Celebrate Today with a Spoonful of Peanut Butter

Are you a smooth or chunky fan?  Do you eat peanut butter plain or do you prefer it as a garnish? No matter how you enjoy peanut butter, celebrate today with your favorite treat as today is National Peanut Butter Day! While nearly three-quarters of people prefer...
What’s Happening on the Farm in January?

What’s Happening on the Farm in January?

It’s chilly in south Georgia, and the farm is damp. While we anxiously await warmer spring days and the aroma of freshly turned dirt awaiting the planting of the season’s crops, let’s take a few minutes to think about the prep work that goes into preparing the...