Agribusiness Awards 2016

The Hall County Cooperative Extension and Chamber’s Annual Agribusiness Recognition Awards were presented in April. Agribusiness Award Recipients

Outstanding Agribusiness Recipients Scott and Jennifer Glover are owners of Glo-Crest Dairy and Mountain Fresh Creamery in Clermont. They produce and sell dairy-related items (whole milk, chocolate milk, buttermilk, butter and ice cream) in their own store and several local markets throughout North Georgia.

Agriculture Hall of Fame Recipient Sewell Blakstock isa fourth-generation farmer with a 300-acre farm. Over the years, he has worked to produce a wide variety of crops, including poultry, hay, beef cattle, timber, cotton and sheep.

Friend of Agriculture Rex Farmer, Georgia Mountains Regional Commission, worked over 40 years in the dairy business until closing Farmers Dairy in 2004.

Farmer of the Year Bob Williams, Wauka Mountain Farms, has been a grower for Mar-Jac Poultry for over 43 years on his farm near Clermont, where he has three broiler houses. His farm is on the Hall County and White County line and includes some 400 acres in Hall County and another 760 acres of certified pine forest in Banks County.