Sunbelt Ag Expo Farmer of the Year Announced

Dan General

Robert “Bob” Martin Hall
Swisher Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year 2021

After having to cancel the 2020 show due to Covid-19, the Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition is excited to be back this year. And the 43rdAnniversary of the show opened today at Spence Field in Moultrie, Ga.

Crowned as North America’s Premier Farm Show and the largest Farm Show in America with field demonstrations, the Sunbelt Ag Expo once again is bringing together all segments of agribusiness and offering the latest innovation and technology the ag industry has to offer.

A highlight of the show each year is the naming of the Swisher Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. After an intensive judging process, the ten state winners are at the show to learn who the overall winner would be.


And during the annual Willie B. Withers Luncheon, it was announced the 2020-2021 Farmer of the Year is Robert “Bob” Martin Hall, a produce farmer from South Carolina.

The state winners this year are:

Alabama – Thomas Ellis

Arkansas – Jamie Anderson

Florida – Raymond R. “Rick” Roth, Jr.

Georgia – Samuel L. Nunn

Kentucky – Stephen J. Kelley

Mississippi – Joe Edmondson

North Carolina – James L. Lamb

South Carolina – Robert “Bob” Martin Hall

Tennessee – Jay Yeargin

Virginia – Charles Edwin Isbell, Jr.

The Sunbelt Ag Expo runs through Thursday, opening each day at 8:30am. For more information, see the Expo website.