Meet a Farmer

Did you know peanuts are “The Official State Crop of Georgia?” Behind 770,000 planted acres of peanuts, across 77 counties, are 4,000 Georgia peanut farmers. Meet the farmers who work hard to produce a healthy and sustainable food source below!

To learn more peanut facts, check out the 2023 Georgia Peanuts Fact Sheet.

Billy Senkbeil

Billy Senkbeil is from Worth County, Georgia. From a young age, he knew he wanted to be a farmer. Today, he proudly produces peanuts, cotton

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James Nevil

James Nevil is from Register, Georgia. James is a fourth-generation farmer and learned everything about farming from his grand-dad. He primarily grows cotton and peanuts.

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Lamar Black

Lamar Black is from Millen, Georgia. Lamar is a second-generation farmer and has been farming for 62 years. He primarily grows cotton, corn and peanuts.

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St. Elmo Harrison

St. Elmo Harrison of Whigham, Georgia, celebrated his 100th birthday on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. This year he wrapped up harvesting his 71st peanut crop

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Curt Dugger

Curt Dugger is from Sylvania, Georgia. He is a second-generation farmer and grows peanuts, cotton, corn, and wheat. Curt’s love for agriculture stems from spending

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Clay Hood

Clay Hood is from Swainsboro, Georgia. His farm is Canoochee Creek Farms. He grows cotton and peanuts alongside his cattle operation. Clay’s parents grew up

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Knapp Boddiford

Knapp Boddiford is from Sylvania, Georgia. Knapp farms along side his father, Joe Boddiford. Knapp has a passion for farming, and has fond memories on

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Billy and Danny Minick

Billy and Danny Minick are fourth generation farmers from Preston, Georgia. They have their hands full planting wheat, cotton, corn, and peanuts every year. It

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Brett Sauls

Brett is a third generation farmer from a quiet little town by the name of Shellman in southwest Georgia. Many of the fields in the

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Tom Ingram

Tom Ingram grew up around farming, which only means it runs in his blood. Tom is a farmer in Dawson, Georgia, which is located just

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Ryan Henderson

Ryan Henderson is a third-generation farmer from a Southwest Georgia town by the name of Dawson, Georgia. Ryan’s farm name is Leeland farms. He grows

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Andrew Heard

Andrew Heard is a young farmer at Gary Heard farms in the small town of Newton, Georgia.  Andrew farms alongside his father, Gary Heard, and

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Ralph Sandeford

Ralph Sandeford is a 3rd generation farmer from Midville, Georgia. He grows peanuts, cotton, corn, pecan trees, and winter cover crops on Sadeford Farms. Ralph

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Jeff Adkinson

Jeff Adkinson is part owner of JDA Farms in Damascus, Georgia. This partnership is between himself, his wife, daughter, and son-in-law. They grow peanuts, cotton,

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The Cromley Family

Owned by brothers Hal & Chap Cromley, Nellwood Farms is a 7th generation farm in Bulloch County that produces peanuts, cotton, and cattle. The brothers

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Ken Hall

Ken Hall farms in Worth, Tift and Turner counties. He is a third-generation farmer who farms alongside his father and son, a fourth-generation farmer. On

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Austin Sutton

Austin has a row crop operation and raises cattle. Austin attended the University of Georgia and graduated with a degree in Agribusiness. After graduation, he

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James Bryan

It’s #FarmerFriday and time for you to meet James Bryan from Sumner, Georgia! James grows peanuts, cotton, corn and raises cattle. He has fond memories

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Adam McLendon

Adam McLendon is a generational farmer from Leary, Georgia. The McLendon family grows peanuts, cotton, and corn on their row crop farm. Adam is passionate

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The Newberry Family

Daniel and Robert Newberry work alongside their dad, Steve, on their multi-generational row crop and cattle farm. The family has an unbreakable bond that can

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Hitchcock Farms

Brothers James and Jonathan Hitchcock, as well as Jonathan’s wife Bridget, live and work on a row crop and cattle farm in Tennille, Georgia. The

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Bart Davis

Bart Davis’s farm in from Doerun, Georgia has a variety of cotton, peanuts, corn, and cattle that he raises with his wife and children. Bart

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Randy Bryan

Randy is a second-generation farmer based out of Irwin county, Georgia. He grows cotton, peanuts, corn, and cattle. Randy has many fond memories of growing

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Jan Jones

Jan Jones is a fifth-generation farmer from Climax, Georgia. She has been farming since 2013 and tends to a multi-crop operation of cotton, corn, peanuts,

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Joey & Melissa Williams

Joey and Melissa Williams from Cook County, Georgia, are celebrating their 20th crop together, after being high school sweethearts and meeting for the first time

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The Corbett Family

Meet the Corbett family from Echols County, Georgia. Consisting of Stanley Corbett and his 3 sons, this sixth generation family farm is raising corn, cotton,

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The West Family

Jeffery West is 4th generation farmer from Mitchell County, GA, growing cotton, corn, peanuts and the occasional field of soybeans. Jeffrey has been farming his

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Ryne Powers

Ryne Powers grows corn, cotton, peanuts and soybeans on his family’s farm in Appling County, GA. Ryne enjoys promoting agriculture and the rural lifestyle, and

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Roy & Josh Jones

Through the Eyes of a Farmer visits with Roy and Josh Jones, 3rd generation farmers growing row crops in Tift County, Georgia. The men have

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