OUTSTANDING RICE FARMERS
OF THE YEAR

Matagorda County, Texas
1954 - 2012

Early Matagorda County Rice Irrigation
Matagorda County Rice Industry

Matagorda County Rice History in Pictures

Matagorda County African-American Rice Farmers

Second Annual Rice Carnival - August 20, 1902

Rice Festival Queens
 



 


1954 – Louis Harper

1955 – Jimmie Dykes

1956 – Top Huebner

1957 – Oscar Rooth & John Dickerson

1958 – Larry Burkhart

1959 – Ramon Rooth

1960 – S. J. Gilbert & Frank Sliva

1961 – Harrison Brothers

1962 – Francis Savage & Sons

1963 – Johnnie Hahn

1964 – L. M. “Fritz” Landrum

1965 – John Huebner, Jr.

1966 – G. W. McKelvy

1967 – Rodney Matthews

1968 – George W. Hall

1969 – J. T. Frick

1970 – E. E. Hudson & Son

1971 – Chester M. Corporon

1972 – Ed Cook Jr.

1973 – Edgar Schneider

1974 – Harry Shannon

1975 – James Henkes

1976 – Dean Merck

1977 – Sidney Armatta

1978 – Mike Burnside

1979 – George Hejtmanek

1980 – Frank Sliva

1981 – Glen Jurek

1982 – Gerald Well, Jr.


1983 – Tommy Burnside

1984 – Loy Sneary

1985 – Mike Ottis

1986 – Percy Carroll

1987 – Billy B. Brown & Worth Lucas

1988 – Derril & G. W. Franzen

1989 – M. J. & D. T. “Doug” Huebner

1990 – Russell E. Corporon

1991 – Gus Franzen

1992 – Ed Baca

1993 – J & J Farms: Johnny P. Wikoff & John E. Elliott

1994 – John “Hoody” & Shelby Estlinbaum

1995 – Billy & Linda Mann

1996 – Joey Sliva

1997 – Ralph Seidel

1998 – Greg Westmoreland

1999 – Triangle Farms – Harley, Kirby & Stewart Savage

2000 – Kenneth McKissick, Kevin & Kenneth, Jr.

2001 – Bob Reed

2002 – Paul Sliva

2003 – James Beyer

2004 – Carey Orsak

2005 – Bret Attaway

2006 – Paul Allen Korenek

2007 – Ledwig Brothers

2008 – Barrett Franz

2009 – Robby Reed

2010 – Wesley Franzen

2011 - Daniel & Camey Berglund
 


2012 - Salute to Previous Rice Farmers
 


 



 

OUTSTANDING
AGRI-BUSINESSES
OF THE YEAR

 

Matagorda County, Texas
1997 - 2012


1997 - Bonus Crop Fertilizer
1998 - Fehmel Dusting
1999 - B U Growers, LTD
2000 - Bay City Feed
2001 - Mid-Coast Grain Co.
2002 - Matagorda County Farmer's Cooperative
2003 - Farm Service Agency
2004 - First Ag Credit
2005 - TX Cooperative Extension Service of Matagorda County
2006 - C & G Spreader Service
2007 - Farmers Gin
2008 - Kelley's Flying Service
2009 - LCRA
2010 - Matagorda County Farm Bureau
2011 - Bay City Veterinary & Equine Hospital
2012 - Salute to previous Agri-Businesses

 

 

Copyright 2010 - Present by Carol Sue Gibbs
All rights reserved
 

Created
Oct. 14, 2010
Updated
Sep. 20, 2012
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