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Farmer of the Year

Farmer Appreciation Breakfast 2022

The Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce and Lowndes County Government are partnering to present the 2022 Farmer of the Year Awards. Anyone may nominate a Small and/or Large Farmer. To be eligible to receive the award, a farmer must farm in Lowndes and/or Echols Counties.

  • Small Farmer of the Year - A small farmer is considered someone who has earned an average (over the last three years) annual gross farm income of less than $200,000.
  • Large Farmer of the Year - A large farmer is considered someone who has earned an average (over the last three years) annual gross farm income of more than $200,000.

Nomination submissions are due by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1st.

To nominate a Small Farmer for the 2022 Small Farmer of the Year Award, please click the button below.

To nominate a Large Farmer for the 2022 Small Farmer of the Year Award, please click the button below.

To RSVP to the 2022 Farmer Appreciation Breakfast, please click the button below.