Corcoran Receives Alabama Farmers Federation Leadership Award
Barbour County Farmers Federation member Allie Corcoran was honored with an Individual Leadership Award for Local and Community Services from the Alabama Farmers Federation during an awards ceremony Dec. 3.
For the local community, Corcoran established and continues to organize the Barbour County Ag Day for all third-graders in the county. She also coordinates crop tours and field days for Barbour and Russell counties, hosted a wild hog control workshop and promotes the Ag in the Classroom program.
She is also a past State Young Farmers Committee chair and completed the Agricultural Leaders For Alabama (A.LF.A. Leaders) program in Class III.
Corcoran received the award during the second general session of the Federation's 97th Annual Meeting in Montgomery, which drew over 1,200 attendees to the Capital City. From left are Federation Executive Director Paul Pinyan and Corcoran.
Barbour County Student Participates In Alfa Youth Leadership Conference
Laura Beth Horne from Barbour County sharpened leadership skills during the Alfa Youth Leadership Conference at the 4-H Center in Columbiana Oct. 8-9. She attends the Lakeside School and was sponsored by the Barbour County Farmers Federation. From left are the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Mike Tidwell and Horne.
Barbour County Student Studying Agriculture Earns College Scholarship
Auburn University student Becky Hawkins of Barbour County received a $1,750 scholarship from the Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation and Barbour County Farmers Federation. She was recognized at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Scholarship Reception at the Ham Wilson Livestock Arena in Auburn Sept. 20. Hawkins, who is from Eufaula, is a sophomore studying agricultural business and economics. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Hawkins, Barbour County Farmers Federation board member Liston Clarke, Federation District 10 Director Steve Stroud and Federation Southeast Area Vice President George Jeffcoat.
Farmers Attend Annual Field Day
Around 50 farmers attended the Barbour and Russell counties row crop tour Sept. 6.
Whitfield Elected To Serve On State Poultry Committee
Barbour County's Jacob Whitfield was elected to the Alabama Farmers Federation State Poultry Committee at the 2018 Commodity Organizational Meeting in Montgomery Feb. 7. From left are Federation Poultry Division Director Guy Hall and Whitfield.
Farmers Market in Eufaula featured on "Simply Southern TV" in season 2.