North Carolina, Virginia peanut champions recognized

The winners, spouses and county agents were treated to a night in Williamsburg, Va.

North Carolina winners include:

o Edward Farless and Son, Bertie County. Richard Rhodes, county agent.

o Byrdfield Farms, Bladen County. Michael Shaw, county agent.

o A.J. Smith and Sons, Chowan County. Mike Williams, county agent.

o Jordan Brothers, Columbus County. Michael Shaw, county agent.

o W.S. Clark Farms, Edgecombe County. James Pearce, county agent.

o Todd and Taylor Lewis, Gates County. Paul Smith, county agent.

o Grant Staton, Halifax County. Arthur Whitehead, county agent.

o Ben S. Cowin, Martin County. Al Cochran, county agent.

o Fisher Farms, Nash County. Charlie Tyson, county agent.

o T.J. Taylor and Sons, Inc., Northampton County. Craig Ellison, county agent.

o Ronnie Baker, Perquimans County. Lewis Smith Jr., county agent.

o Ray Farmer, Pitt County. Sam Uzzell, county agent.

o Jart Hudson, Sampson County. Bill Ellers, county agent.

o Kendrick Creek Farms, Washington County. Frank Winslow, county agent.

Virginia winners include:

o Clarke Farms, Dinwiddie County. Mike Parrish, county agent.

o Joe and Johnny Brna, Greensville County.

o Bobby Darden, Isle of Wight County. Glenn Rountree, county agent.

o Flower Dew Hundre Farm, Prince George County. Glen Chappell, county agent.

o Flaggy Run Farms, Southampton County. Wes Alexander, county agent.

o Dale Holland, City of Suffolk County. Rex Cotten, county agent.

o Robert Rogers, Sussex County. Kelvin Wells, county agent.

The winners also attended a peanut production seminar.

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