County Young Farmers Attend District 2 Meeting
Seventy-three young farmers attended the District 2 Young Farmers Meeting Feb. 21 at Wintzell's Restaurant in Guntersville. State Young Farmers Chairman Jerry Allen Newby of Limestone County was the guest speaker. Pictured above are Jackson County Young Farmers members.
Jackson County Student Studying Agriculture Receives College Scholarship
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient Hannah Whitecotton of Pisgah was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2016 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 27 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Whitecotton graduated from Pisgah High School and studies animal sciences, muscle foods track.The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the Jackson County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Whitecotton, Federation State Board Member Phillip Thompson and Federation North Region Vice President Rex Vaughn.
Jackson County Hosts Federation President Jimmy Parnell
Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell visited with members of the Jackson County Farmers Federation during lunch June 23 in Scottsboro. Annually, Parnell travels across the state to meet with members in all 67 counties.
W.W. Lumber Company Hosts Alabama Farmers Federation Executive Director, Board Member
Jackson County Farmers Federation President Phillip Thompson and Alabama Farmers Federation Executive Director Paul Pinyan toured the W. W. Lumber Company March 25. From left are Thompson, who is also Federation District 4 director, Pinyan and Jackson County Farmers Federation board member Scott Woodall, who owns the lumber company.