GPC a Popular Visit at Sunbelt Ag Expo

Clint Thompson Georgia Peanut Commission

By Clint Thompson Peanut butter sandwiches. Peanut samples. Peanut-based education. It’s just another week at the Sunbelt Ag Expo for the Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC). GPC invites all those interested in snacking on peanuts and learning more about production to its building on Wednesday and Thursday at the Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. Justin Odom, project coordinator-farm and field services for …

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Robert E. Saunders Named 2022 Swisher/Sunbelt Ag Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year

Dan Field Crops, Fruits, Specialty Crops

(Moultrie, GA/Oct. 18, 2022) — Robert E. Saunders, a multi-generational farmer from Piney River, Virginia, who grows woody ornamentals, annuals, perennials, field ornamentals, grafted trees, peaches, nectarines, apples, and Asian pears, has been selected as the overall winner of the Swisher/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award for 2022. Growing up on a family farm as one of seven …

Sunbelt Ag Expo Starts Today in Moultrie, Georgia, Continues Through Thursday

Clint Thompson Georgia

By Clint Thompson It will be a picturesque week in Moultrie, Georgia for farmers in the Southeast to learn about the latest technological advancements at this year’s Sunbelt Ag Expo. There are clear skies, temperatures are cool, and excitement is in the air, says Chip Blalock, executive director of the Sunbelt Ag Expo. “We’ve got beautiful Chamber of Commerce weather …

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Around the State with Commissioner Pate

Dan Alabama, Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI)

It’s time for our weekly “Around the State with Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture Rick Pate”. The Commissioner talks about a big event taking place this Tuesday called Apple Crunch Day. Schools across Alabama will show their support for fresh, local produce by crunching into an apple on “Apple Crunch Day” this Tuesday, October 18th at 10:50 a.m. The Alabama Farm to …

Georgia Cotton Commission Invites Growers to Visit at Sunbelt Expo

Clint Thompson Georgia Cotton Commission

By Clint Thompson The Sunbelt Ag Expo is a week away for those interested in attending the event, scheduled for Oct. 18-20, in Moultrie, Georgia. Various crop organizations will be in attendance, including the Georgia Cotton Commission. Executive director Taylor Sills invites producers to stop by and say hello during any one of the three days. “The Sunbelt Ag Expo …

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Sunbelt Ag Expo Scheduled for Oct. 18-20

Clint Thompson Georgia

By Clint Thompson The calendar has turned to October, which means the “North America’s Premier Farm Show” is just around the corner. The Sunbelt Ag Expo is two weeks away for those interested in flocking to Moultrie, Georgia for the annual event. Chip Blalock, executive director of the Sunbelt Ag Expo, discussed what attendees can expect to see at this …