Conecuh County's Padgett Places In Junior Beef Expo Showmanship Class
Class 24 Junior Division Showmanship winners at the Junior Beef Expo (JBE) were, from left, Mylee Stagner of Mobile County, first; Silas Gullatt of Lee County, second; Jack Redmon of Pike County, third; Bryan Lambert of Lowndes County, fourth; and Emma Padgett of Conecuh County, fifth. The contest was March 16 at the Teague Arena in Montgomery. JBE is presented by the Alabama Farmers Federation and held in conjunction with the SLE Rodeo at Garrett Coliseum.
Conecuh Sausage Co. Hosts Auburn University College Of Agriculture Students
Auburn University College of Agriculture students toured farms and businesses across the state March 11-17, including Conecuh Sausage. The trip was sponsored by the Alabama Wheat & Feed Grain Producers.
Conecuh County Student Receives $1,750 Agriculture Foundation Scholarship
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient Kelly Goneke was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2017 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 19 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Goneke studies pre-biosystems engineering. The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the Conecuh County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Goneke and Federation Southwest Area Vice President Jake Harper.