Casey Cox Kerr – Jekyll Island Foundation

Casey Cox Kerr

Casey Cox Kerr


Casey Cox Kerr is the sixth generation of her family to farm on the Flint River in South Georgia. Her family farm, Longleaf Ridge, produces sweet corn, peanuts, field corn, soybeans, and timber.

Prior to returning to the farm full-time, Casey managed the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District, serving as Executive Director for over 5 years. She was appointed by US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to serve as Georgia’s Board Member on the National Peanut Board and serves on the boards of the Georgia Agribusiness Council, American Peanut Council, Georgia Seed Development Commission, Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District, and is the current Chair of the UGA College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences Dean’s Advisory Council.

Casey is a graduate of Leadership Georgia (2019) and the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership (2016). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Conservation from the University of Florida. Her most significant professional accomplishment to date is teaching Cookie Monster and Gonger how peanut butter is made on Season 49 of Sesame Street.

Casey lives between Rome and Camilla Georgia with her husband Chris and daughter Rooney.

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Jekyll Island Foundation

P.O. Box 13002, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Phone: (912) 635-4100


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