2024 Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day

Plan to join us this July for the 2024 Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day at the Darrell William Research Farm. We’ve made a few changes this year, so be sure to check it out! To download photos to accompany your press release, click here

2023 Farmer of the Year

Congratulations to Steve Cobb of Arkansas for being named the 2023 Sunbelt Ag Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. Learn more about Cobb’s farming operation in Arkansas.

2023 Sunbelt Ag Expo WALB Coverage

If you did not make it to Expo this year or you want to go back and see something from Expo that you missed, check out the coverage from WALB with all the stories.

2023 Sunbelt Ag Expo Press Release

Get the official press release to share with your audience for the 45th Sunbelt Ag Expo.

2023 Farmer of the Year Press Releases

Farming Full-Speed Ahead

Now that we are well into the spring season, land prep has been done and planting is underway at the Darrell Williams Research farm. The warm weather and the aroma of freshly turned dirt have us excited for what’s to come with the 2024 growing season. At the end of...

Field Day 2024 – Mark Your Calendars!

Sunbelt Ag Expo stands out from other farm shows across the country because of its 530-acre Research Farm. Each year in late March or early April, the Expo farm crew begins planting plots representing crops grown in the southeast. What better way to celebrate the days...

Thirty-Four Years of Recognizing Excellence

By Chip Blalock Thirty-four years of recognizing excellence in Agriculture is what the Sunbelt Ag Expo SE Farmer of the Year program is all about. Since 1990, we have had the honor of recognizing 296 salt-of-the-earth farm families and distributing $1,320,000 of prize...

National Ag Day

It’s National Ag Day! Even though we celebrate the agricultural industry year-round here at the Sunbelt Ag Expo, we wanted to honor the people in the industry who make it possible for us to live our daily lives and raise awareness of how influential the agriculture...

It Takes a Village

By Chip Blalock It takes a village to make a first-class awards program happen. Over the last 33 years, we owe a debt of gratitude to the state coordinators and nominators who make the program happen in their respective states. These folks do the behind-the-scenes leg...

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

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

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,...

2023 Sunbelt Ag Expo: Day 2 Recap

Backyard Garden Fun By Bethany Champion All day at the Expo, you can find backyard garden and beekeeper experts at the Flint River Fresh Backyard Garden. Walking in the exhibit, you’ll find expert beekeepers to your right giving demonstrations on using hive equipment...

2023 Sunbelt Ag Expo: Day 1 Recap

Sunbelt Ag Expo Announces 2023 Farmer of the Year By Pheobe Beard The Sunbelt Ag Expo is proud to name Steve Cobb as the 2023 Farmer of the Year. Cobb is a native of Lake City, Arkansas, and has been farming for over 50 years. Justin Ladd, Senior Financial Office of...