J&J Family of Farms has added a talented, experienced farm leader from Palm Beach County to the family by naming Clayton Amestoy as senior farm manager.
Amestoy is a fourth-generation farmer and brings a lifetime of farming leadership to J&J. He grew up on the Amestoy family farm in Boynton Beach, learning the value of dedication and hard work.
His professional agricultural career includes work as a district farm manager at Pero Family Farms and farm manager of R&A Farms in Boynton Beach. Amestoy received his bachelor’s degree from Florida Southern College in Lakeland.
“Clayton’s lifetime of farming experience, along with his proven track record of leading farm teams with the principles of farm stewardship, food safety and social responsibility, and his ability to make decisions will make him a great asset,” said Richard Bowman, director of farming for J&J Family of Farms.
In his new position, Amestoy will be responsible for developing and managing all aspects of J&J’s farming and harvesting operations.
J&J Family of Farms specializes in cucumbers, peppers, squash, beans and eggplant, managing more than 14,000 acres in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Arizona and Mexico. To learn more, visit www.jjfamilyoffarms.com.
ABOVE: Clayton Amestoy