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Farmers continue to raise their game and programs like the High Cotton and Peanut Efficiency Awards honor that work.

Willie Vogt

March 10, 2023

23 Min Listen

Recognizing the hard work of agriculture is part of the culture. There are several programs, many sponsored by Farm Progress, aiming to shine a spotlight on those farm leaders that are driving this industry forward. In this episode of Around Farm Progress, Brad Haire, Southeast Farm Press, and head of the Farm Press team at Farm Progress, discussed two programs his group manages.

Recently, Haire was part of the program recognizing the 2023 High Cotton Award winners at the MidSouth Farm and Gin Show. He discusses that award, and highlights this year’s winners and their operations. This award recognizes farmers across the entire cotton belt from Virginia to California. And Brad previews the upcoming Peanut Efficiency Award and how that program works. Farm Press is starting to get nominations for that award now, and the program recognizing winners is set for San Destin, Fla., in July. Listen in to learn more about these programs and what they mean for agriculture.

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Willie Vogt

Willie Vogt has been covering agricultural technology for more than 40 years, with most of that time as editorial director for Farm Progress. He is passionate about helping farmers better understand how technology can help them succeed, when appropriately applied.

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