Local Young Farmers Win Peanut Division Of Outstanding Young Farm Family Contest
Jonathan and Sara Sanders of Coffee County were named the Peanut Division winner during the Outstanding Young Farm Family contest at the Young Farmers Conference in Montgomery March 3. They live in Brundidge. From left are Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Sara and Jonathan.
Sanderses Among Young Farmers Attending National YF&R Conference
Alabama Young Farmers attended the American’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Conference in Reno, Nevada, Feb. 16-18. From left are Young Farmers Division Director Jennifer Himburg; O’Neal and Cooper Holmes of Perry County; Collegiate Young Farmers Discussion Meet Top Four finalist Ellie Isbell of Colbert County; Sara and Jonathan Sanders of Coffee County; and Ashley and Jerry Allen Newby of Limestone County.
Local Farmer Elected To State Commodity Committee
Coffee County's Frank Chirico was reelected to the Alabama Farmers Federation State Equine Committee at the 2018 Commodity Organizational Meeting in Montgomery Feb. 7. From left are Federation Equine Division Director Nate Jaeger and Chirico.
Alabama Farmers Federation President Visits Farmers From Coffee, Pike Counties
Farmers Federation members in Coffee and Pike counties gathered in Enterprise Jan. 15 to hear an annual update from Alfa Insurance and Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell.
Coffee County Student Receives $1,750 Agriculture Foundation Scholarship
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient Grayson Sessions was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2017 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 19 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Sessions studies agricultural science.The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the Coffee County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Sessions, Coffee County Farmers Federation President Max Bozeman, State Board Member Steve Stroud and Federation Southeast Area Vice President George Jeffcoat.