Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer.
The award is based on the applicants overall farm operation, environmental and stewardship practices, as well as leadership, civic, church and community service activities, according to a news release. Applications must be received by Jan. 3.
Nominees must be an active Georgia peanut farmer who is not older than 45 as of Jan. 16, 2014. A farmer may receive the award only once. There is no limit on the number of applicants from each county in Georgia.
The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Jan. 16 in Tifton.
The application is available at www.gapeanuts.com or by contacting Joy Crosby at 229-386-3690 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The award is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission and Bayer CropScience.