Local Agriculture Leader Meets With Legislators
A.L.F.A. Leaders and farmers Eli Howard of Cullman County and Wendy Yeager of Dallas County met with Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon, R-Capshaw, during a dinner Feb. 21 at the Alabama Farmers Federation home office in Montgomery. The dinner was part of a weeklong session for members of the Agricultural Leaders for Alabama (A.L.F.A.) class focused on Federation policy and governmental affairs.
Dallas County Student Studying Agriculture Receives College Scholarship
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient Matthew Ivey of Valley Grande was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2016 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 27 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Ivey graduated from John T. Morgan Academy and studies agricultural business and economics.The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the Dallas County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Ivey and Dallas County Farmers Federation President Jimmy Holliman.