2024 Farmer of the Year – Walter Bass, Jr., Virginia

2024 Farmer of the Year – Walter Bass, Jr., Virginia

Walter Bass, Jr. Virginia Farmer of the Year 2024 Four generations of the Bass family have farmed in the small town of Gladys, Virginia for just over 100 years. Bass Sod Farm, designated a Century Farm, is comprised of 2313 rented and owned acres that grew tobacco for...
2024 Farmer of the Year – Jason Watts, Florida

2024 Farmer of the Year – Jason Watts, Florida

Jason Watts Florida Farmer of the Year 2024 Growing up in the rich agricultural area of Okeechobee, Jason Watts is the grandson of dairy farmers on both sides. His great-grandfather grew citrus crops, as did many farmers in those days. He said, “My uncles,...
2024 Farmer of the Year – Ted Huneycutt, Arkansas

2024 Farmer of the Year – Ted Huneycutt, Arkansas

Ted Huneycutt Arkansas Farmer of the Year 2024 The history of Huneycutt Farms reaches back to 1882, when the great-grandfather of brothers Ted and Steve Huneycutt began farming in Dalark, Arkansas, a border town between Clark and Dallas counties. Their grandfather,...
2024 Farmer of the Year – Joel Sirmon, Alabama

2024 Farmer of the Year – Joel Sirmon, Alabama

Joel Sirmon Alabama Farmer of the Year 2024 Joel Sirmon, along with his brother and three sisters, was born on a 300-acre dairy and farrow-to-finish hog operation that also grew corn and soybeans. His parents wanted him to pursue higher education, so he went off to...