James C. Reid Jr.
James C. Reid Jr., CID, CAIS, CTA, is the president of Reid Brothers Irrigation and Equipment Co. LLC (Americus, Georgia). Reid started his career in 1977 when he became the president of Reid Bros. Farming Company. He and his brother William were the third generation to farm the same land in Sumter County, Georgia. The farm started with 70 acres and grew to 3,300 acres producing corn, cotton, peanuts, green beans, wheat and timber. In 2003, the two brothers purchased Garland Mears Irrigation and established Reid Bros. Irrigation and Equipment Co. LLC, a full-service agricultural irrigation dealership. Reid’s involvement with the IA includes serving as a member and former chair of the Certification Board.
“I am extremely honored to be considered to serve as a member of the Irrigation Association Board of Directors. I welcome the opportunity to serve an association dedicated to the efficient and wise use of our nation’s scarce resources in the production of food, fiber and landscape beautification.”