Local Agriculture Leader Meets With Legislators
A.L.F.A. Leader and Autauga County farmer Taber Ellis, center, met with State Sen. Clyde Chambliss, R-Prattville, and State Rep. Jimmy Martin, R-Clanton, during a dinner Feb. 21 at the Alabama Farmers Federation home office in Montgomery. The dinner was part of a weeklong session for members of the Agricultural Leaders for Alabama (A.L.F.A.) class focused on Federation policy and governmental affairs.
Autauga County Students Wins Scholarship
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient Will Howard Wendland of Autaugaville was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2016 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 27 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Wendland graduated from Autauga Academy and studies agronomy and soils, production track.The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the Autauga County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Wendland, Autauga County Farmers Federation President Andy Wendland and Federation Central Region Vice President Dean Wysner.
Gaines Recognized During County Annual Meeting
Retiring Autauga County Farmers Federation secretary Paige Gaines, center, was recognized during the county annual meeting Aug. 17 for 35 years of dedicated service. County President Andy Wenland, right, presented Gaines with a silver platter in appreciation for her work. They are pictured with Grace Ellis, who was selected as the new secretary.