The Farm Families behind the Farmer of the Year Program

The Farm Families behind the Farmer of the Year Program

By Chip Blalock Over the years we have met some incredible farm families and experienced a wide variety of family farming operations. Including, traditional row crops, beef cattle, dairy, swine, sheep and goats, equine, poultry, tobacco, fruits and veggies, nurseries,...
The Start of the Farmer of the Year Legacy

The Start of the Farmer of the Year Legacy

By Chip Blalock For the 34th consecutive year, the Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition is honored to salute the agricultural community and industry with the Sunbelt Ag Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year Award.  How exactly did the Farmer of the Year program get started?...
2023 Sunbelt Ag Expo: Day 3 Recap

2023 Sunbelt Ag Expo: Day 3 Recap

Georgia EMC: Keeping the Lights On and Keeping Us Safe By Bethany Champion  An excellent feature of the Expo is having the Georgia EMC booth provide relevant education on electrical safety. Throughout the week, the booth featured friendly faces, unique demonstrations,...
Spotlight Feature – Cali Mendoza

Spotlight Feature – Cali Mendoza

If you’ve ever been out to the Darrell Williams Research Farm at the Sunbelt Ag Expo, you’ve probably seen Cali around. Affectionately referred to as “the ‘glue’ that holds the Sunbelt Ag Expo together,” Cali has served the Expo and the farm...
2023 Sunbelt Shorts

2023 Sunbelt Shorts

FARMER OF THE YEAR Since its inception in 1990, the Sunbelt Expo’s Southeastern Farmer of the Year award program has evolved into the most prestigious honor in the southeast and nation with 286 outstanding agribusiness leaders being honored for excellence in...
Sunbelt place for cutting-edge weed research

Sunbelt place for cutting-edge weed research

By Brad Haire For the past few years at the Sunbelt Ag Expo, University of Georgia Extension weed specialist Stanley Culpepper, and team have evaluated the WeedOut program, particularly looking at how the novel system might fit into a cotton production system....