Industry awards

Advocate. Educate. Promote.

In keeping with this mission, the Georgia UAC routinely recognizes excellence within the industry.

Urban Agriculture Education Award

This award is given to the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agent who has developed and implemented the most innovative and successful educational and applied research programs to support the professionals in Georgia’s urban agriculture industry.

  • 2013: Louise Estabrook Cherokee County
  • 2012: Jennifer Davidson, Muscogee County
  • 2012: Jake Price, Lowndes County
  • 2011: James Morgan, Dougherty County
  • 2010: Tim Daly, Gwinnett County
  • 2010: Billy Skaggs, Hall County
  • 2009: Jake Price, Lowndes County
  • 2009: R.J. Byrne, Thomas County
  • 2006: Willie Chance, Houston County
  • 2005: Steve Brady, Cobb County
  • 2004: David Linvill, Chatham County
  • 2004: Bill Tyson, Effingham County
  • 2003: Billy Skaggs, Hall County
  • 1999: Robert Brannen, Gwinnett County
  • 1997: Walter Reeves, DeKalb County
  • 1996: Steve Brady, Gwinnett County
  • 1995: Mark Banta, Cobb County

Pioneer Award

Also known as “The Silver Spade,” this award is presented to one person chosen by UAC’s Board of Directors to honor a lifetime of work in our industry or for one momentous achievement.

  • 2010: Terry England
  • 2009: Gil Landry
  • 2007: Mary Kay Woodworth
  • 2006: Gary Wade
  • 2004: Joe Burns
  • 2003: Bill Russell
  • 2002: Walter Reeves
  • 2001: Michael Dirr
  • 2000: Bill Killmer
  • 1999: Ken Morrow
  • 1998: Dick Bare
  • 1997: Stan Walker
  • 1996: Sanford Chandler
  • 1995: Buck Jones
  • 1994: Jim Gibbs
  • 1993: George Morrell
  • 1992: Roy Wyatt
  • 1991: John Williams
  • 1990: Jake Tinga
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