13 Georgia Farms Receive Centennial Honors
Earlier this month, Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tyler Harper and the Georgia Department of Agriculture recognized 13 Georgia farms as recipients of the Georgia Centennial Farm Award during the 34th Annual Georgia National Fair. The Centennial Farm Program was created in 1993 to recognize historic Georgia farms that have been in continuous operation for over 100 years and is a collaborative effort by the Georgia Department of Agriculture and others.
So who got the honors this year?
Boggy Branch Farms in Bulloch County – Lynne & Charles Lee
L & M Farms in Bulloch County – Randy & Patricia Morton
Teloga Springs Farm in Chattooga County – John Stubbs III
Stone Family Farm in Cook County – Freddie Stone
Ash Farms in Effingham County – Gerald Ash, Jr.
The Threatte Farm at Bunton Place in Evans County – Greg & Sharon Threatte
Price Family Farm in Franklin County – Brad & Sarah Yuilee
J.B. Gay & Son in Jenkins County – John Gay, Sr.
R.E. Roberts Farm in Jones County – Robert E. Roberts
Ganas Farm in Lanier County – Elizabeth McLaughlin
White Family Barn Farm in Lumpkin County – Johnny White
Rolling D Farms, LLC in Murray County – Randy Dunn, Sr.
Fulghum-Beusee Farms in Wilcox County – Edith Beusse
"As a seventh-generation farmer, I know full well the relentless commitment and unwavering dedication required to keep a generational farm in operation for over 100 years, and I’m proud to congratulate the 13 recipients of this year’s Georgia Centennial Farm Award,” said Agriculture Commissioner Tyler Harper.