The Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award is one of the most prestigious awards in U.S. agriculture. Each year, ten Southern states pick one farmer each to represent it in the program. One farmer is picked as the top in the region. The honor is big, and the prizes aren’t shabby.
This year’s Virginia Ag Expo featured a self-paced tour which allowed the more than 1,800 participants to discuss firsthand with Virginia Tech experts the issues they face in producing crops in Virginia....More