Company Timeline
1976

George Ray Walker Sr. met with Minister of Agriculture of USSR.

1994

George Ray Walker Jr. and Dan Patterson visit Uzbekistan.

2017

September

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev delivers speech at the General Assembly of the United Nations to end the systematic use of forced and child labor.

2018

January

Dan Patterson and Martin Walker are contacted by Uzbek Ambassador to the United States Javlon Vakhavov and asked to visit Uzbekistan.

March

Dan Patterson and Martin Walker accept invitation of President Mirzioyev to modernize agriculture in Uzbekistan.

May

Silverleafe formed a US-Uzbek joint venture agro-cluster model farm in President Mirziyoyev’s home region of Jizzakh.

2019

March

We planted our first crop, implementing western planting techniques with new modern equipment.

May

Dan Patterson orchestrated a delegation from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to make their first visit to Uzbekistan, resulting in Uzbekistan becoming St. Jude Global Initiative’s next location.

December

Silverleafe’s proprietary PulsarTM irrigation system is tested for the first time in Uzbekistan.