Upchurchs Named Finalists For Oustanding Young Farm Family Competition
Chris and Jordyn Upchurch of Clay County were named finalists in the 2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family contest at the Young Farmers Conference in Montgomery March 3. The Upchurches of Lineville will compete for more than $70,000 in prizes during on-farm judging this summer before the winner is announced at the Alabama Farmers Federation's 46th Commodity Producers Conference in Montgomery Aug. 4. As finalists, they also received a Traeger grill. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Jordyn and Chris.
Dewberrys Host ForestHer Event
A ForestHer forestry field day for women who love the land was held at Lamar Dewberry’s Clay County TREASURE Forest Feb. 21. Dewberry is pictured in the bottom left with his helper and grandson, Eli.
Local Farmer Elected To Serve On State Commodity Committee
Clay County's Chris Upchurch was elected second vice chairman of 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 Upchurch.
Clay County Student Receives $1,750 Agriculture Foundation Scholarship
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient Aaron Milstead was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2017 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 19 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Milstead studies forestry. The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the Clay County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Milstead, Clay County Farmers Federation President Michael Dick and Federation Central Area Vice President Dean Wysner.
Alabama Gold Camp featured on "Simply Southern TV" in season 2.