APPA Executive Director, Federation Staff Visit Local Farmers
Alabama Peanut Producers Association Executive Director Caleb Bristow visited with farmers in the Wiregrass May 25. From left are Alabama Farmers Federation's Brian Hardin, Bristow and farmer Jimmy Royce Helms of Geneva County.
Outgoing, Incoming County Presidents Honored
Incoming Geneva County Farmers Federation President Jerry Peak and outgoing President Charles Turner were recognized during the Presidents Luncheon at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 95th annual meeting Dec. 5 in Montgomery. Turner, center, received a plaque for his 15 total years of service, and Peak, right, received a pin to commemorate his election. The two are pictured with Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell.
Geneva County Farm-City Poster Contest Winners
Geneva County Farm-City Poster Contest winners were Braxton Adkison, 1st place in grades K-3; Parker Adkison, 2nd place in grades K-3; and Fletcher Green, 1st place in grades 4-6. They are pictured with Geneva County Farmers Federation's Women's Leadership Committee Chairman Sharon Turner.
Geneva County Farm-City Week Celebration
A proclamation for the 60th anniversary of Alabama Farm-City week was signed recently in Geneva County. From left are Probate Judge Fred Hamic, Geneva County Farmers Federation's Women’s Leadership Committee Chairman Sharon Turner and county Extension Coordinator Gavin Mauldin.
Geneva County Students Studying Agriculture Receives College Scholarship
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient Savannah Frederick of Chancellor was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2016 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 27 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Frederick graduated from Geneva High School and studies agricultural communications.The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the Geneva County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Frederick and Federation Southeast Region Vice President George Jeffcoat.
Geneva County Hosts Annual Meeting
The Geneva County Farmers Federation held its annual meeting Tuesday, Aug. 16 with guest speakers State Rep. Donnie Chesteen, R-Geneva, and Cindy Pate representing Congressman Martha Roby's office.
From left are Chesteen; outgoing county President Charles Turner, Sharon Turner and Pate.
Geneva County's Aplin Farms was among four finalists for Alabama's Farm of Distinction.