Coosa County Student Receives $1,750 Agriculture Foundation Scholarship
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient William Pharr was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2017 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 19 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Pharr studies pre-forestry.The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the Coosa County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Pharr, Coosa County Farmers Federation President Ronnie Brown, State Board Member Joe Lambrecht and Federation Southeast Area Vice President George Jeffcoat.
Recognizing Local Students During Annual Meeting
The Coosa County Farmers Federation (CCFF) held its annual meeting Aug. 10, where members recognized county Federation scholarship recipient Blake Pharr. From left is Coosa County Young Farmers Chairman Matthew Sammons; Pharr, who is a sophomore studying forestry at Auburn University; CCFF President Ronnie Brown; and the Alabama Farmers Federation Governmental & Agricultural Programs Director Brian Hardin.
Below: CCFF Women's Leadership Committee Chairman Pinky Reichert recognized Farm-City poster competition winners.
Local Farmers Host Tour During Young Farmers Conference
Sara and Raymond Shaw of Coosa County hosted over 100 members of the Alabama Farmers Federation's Young Farmers division March 4. The stop at the Shaw's Pinthlocco Plantation was part of three different farm tours during the Young Farmers Conference in Montgomery, attended by almost 400 members.
Donations Help Local FFA, Youth Livestock Show Exhibitors
Above: The Coosa County Farmers Federation recently presented a donation to the Central High School (CHS) FFA Chapter. From left are county President Ronnie Brown, CHS FFA member Jacob Lauderdale and CHS agribusiness teacher Whit Lovelady.
Below: The Coosa County Farmers Federation recently presented a donation to help a local youth compete at the Southeastern Livestock Exposition (SLE) in Montgomery. From left are county President Ronnie Brown, Dylan Brown and county Vice President Ricky Cardwell.