The Georgia Peanut Commission and Agri Supply presented the first-ever Outstanding Georgia Peanut Farmers of the Year Award to individuals representing each of the commission’s five districts during the Georgia Peanut Farm Show, Jan. 16, 2014, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center. The GPC board members started this award to honor farmers each year who have the passion, diligence, leadership and desire to see the peanut industry in the state of Georgia continue to be the highest quality.
Winners include: District 1, Charlie Burch, Newton, Ga.; District 2, Jerald Carter, Anderson City, Ga.; District 3, Jimmy Blitch, Statesboro, Ga.; District 4, W.H. “Finn” Cross, Unadilla, Ga.; and District 5, Harold Israel, Smithville, Ga.
These farmers received a sign to display at their farm and a $100 gift card from Agri Supply.
View Georgia Peanut Farm Show Photo Album.