Contact information:

Gulf Coast Watermelon Association, Inc.

237 NE 11th Ave.

Trenton, Florida 32693

(352) 262-1829

email: 63marti@live.com

 

Promotions/Queen Inquiries

(334) 369-8430

email: madibrookelaney@gmail.com

 

The GCWA Queen is available for appearances and promotions.

Please contact Madison Johnson to schedule!

 

The Gulf Coast Watermelon Association
is an industry association that is
made up of wide variety of members.
Each member represents a key component in the
growing, shipping and distributing of watermelons.
We encourage you to contact them
and to do business with them
- as they are the finest business people you will find!
***** indicates our association board members

Growers and Shippers

Allen Farms

Mt. Olive, Mississippi

(601) 317-0719

Atlantic Produce Exchange

Jon S. Kline

Tallahassee, Florida

(850) 873-6224

*****

Billy Smith's Watermelons

Billy Smith

Trenton, Florida

(352) 463-6925

Bonne Idee Produce

Brian Barham

Bonita, Louisiana

(318) 823-5992

Canals, Jason

Brooksville, Florida

(352) 593-4929

Courtney Farms

Mike Courtney

Eddie Courtney

Lucedale, Mississippi 

(601) 508-4208

Diamond 99 Watermelon Sales

Dan Thomas

Bell, Florida

(386) 935-3098

Double D Farms

Darin Dillard

Gordon, Alabama

(334) 726-1304

Ellis Family Farm

Chris Walden

Opp, Alabama

(334) 342-0381

*****

Eubanks Produce, Inc.

Allen Eubanks

Lucedale. Mississippi

(601) 508-9661

Greathouse, Kelly

Warrior, Alabama

(205) 441-9626

Greathouse, Kyle

Warrior, Alabama

(205) 238-8078

H & L Farms of Malone, LLC

Hank Floyd

Malone, Florida

(850) 718-6550

Land, Dustin

Bascom, Florida

(850) 394-1017

Nelson, Robin

Munford, Alabama

PL88 Farm LLC

Ozell White

5641 Hwy 84

Prentiss, Mississippi 

(601) 383-2490

R J Farms, LLC

Ben & Dwayne Womack

Cottonwood, Alabama

(334) 691-2119

*****

Ray Gilliland Melons, LLC

Ray Gilliland

Prattville, Alabama

H. C. Schmieding Produce

Larry Chapman

Springdale, Arizona

(800) 365-2998

*****

Sessions Farm

Jeremy Sessions

Grand Bay, Alabama

(251) 865-0455

*****

Shelley Farms, Inc.

Todd Shelley

298 Breakfast Pond Dr.

Ashford, Alabama 36312

(334) 796-5954

Smith Farms of Bell, Inc.

Rantz Smith

Trenton, Florida

(352) 221-0907

Soley Produce

John Soley

Lumberton, Mississippi

(601) 688-1417

*****

Sunnyfresh

Kelly Marinaro

Vero Beach, Florida

*****

Sun State Produce

Mary Jones

Clermont, Florida

(352) 243-6487

Tolar Farms

Manley Tolar

Pansey, Alabama

(334) 797-0790

*****

TS Farms

Trey Smith

Trenton, Florida

(352) 231-3827

Vine Ripe Produce, LLC

William Birdsong

Hartford, Alabama

(334) 723-6299

Wiggins Farms LLP

Darren Wiggins

Center, Texas

(936) 488-9061

Wiggins Wholesale

Jody Wiggins

PO Box 596

Snook, Texas

Seed Companies

 

*****

Clifton Seed Company

Jeff Garrett

Branford, Florida

(229) 891-0298

Terry Parrish

Trenton, Florida

(229) 921-7803

Gowan Seed Company

Robbie Ames

Climax, Georgia

(786) 295-6095

*****

Gulf Seed Company

Harry Vaughn

Leesburg, Florida

(407) 314-6995

Joe Herring

Hazera Seeds

Coconut Creek, Florida

Nunhems USA

Russ Beckham

Parma, Indiana

(208) 674-4000

*****

Ori Gene Seeds

Woody Speir

Leesburg, Georgia

(229) 894-5398

Sakata Seed America

Cory Dombrowski

Lehigh Acres, Florida 

(239) 464-3329

Seedway

Chuck Elam

Auburndale, Florida

(863) 559-3494

Seminis

Jackson Autry

Tifton, Georgia

(229) 392-0255

Derek Raulerson

Palm City, Florida

Siegers Seed Company

Stephen Moore

Sostena

Hahira, Georgia

(229) 375-6759

Syngenta

Jason Burchett

Bradenton, Florida

 

*****

Syngenta

Steve Van der Meid

Hahira, Georgia

(229) 460-0056

 

 

Bin/Pallet Companies

*****

Agri-Pak

Cheryl Hicks

Leesburg, Florida

(407)353-6868

CorrChoice

Jane Jennings

Vancouver, Washington

Steve Crowder

(502) 935-1000

Brad Johnston

Evansville, Indiana

*****

International Paper

Heather Raulerson

(352) 895-6660

Jeff Ewing

(423) 280-2491

Mike Laramy

(813) 220-3052

Mitch Mitchell

(404) 395-4939

Colton Davis

(863) 632-3863

Keith Law

(985) 732-8842

Kendra Kennedy

(229) 474-9011

Morgan Wood Products

Luke Reinstetle

Powell, Ohio

 

 

Other Suppliers or Affiliates

*****

Ag Nutrients

Darren Deal

Bainbridge, Georgia

(229) 224-8639

Irrigation-Mart

Caitlyn Morin

Ruston, Louisiana

(318) 255-1832

LTF Greenhouses

Neal Kicklighter

Tifton, Georgia

(229) 821-0381

Joe Watson

PMA

(985) 228-4164

Rouses Supermarkets

Patrick Morris

Thibodeaux, Louisiana

(985) 447-5998

*****

Schaeffer Oil Company

Jay Jones

Naples, Florida

(239) 289-2130

Toro

Julio Santiago

Bloomington, Minnesota

(407) 754-5454

Tri-Est Ag Group, Inc.

Scott Hendricks

Grennville, North Carolina

(334) 672-4691

*****

Valdosta Plant Company

Tom Daughtrey

Adel, Georgia

(229) 896-4802