County Farmers Visit U.S. Rep In Washington, D.C.
U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt, R-Haleyville, met with constituents during the Alabama Farmers Federation’s biennial Washington Legislative Conference in the nation’s capital March 5-7. During breakfast meetings, farmers and their congressman discussed issues of local and national relevance. Aderholt is pictured with Marion County Farmers Federation President Kenneth Real and wife Brenda; George and Lesa Enlow; Belinda and Jim McRae; and Jeannie and Bruce Miller.
Marion County Farmers Federation Earns 2018 Award of Excellence
The Marion County Farmers Federation received the Award for Excellence Dec. 3. during the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 97th Annual Meeting in Montgomery. To earn the distinction, counties must score at least 80 points out of 100 on the award application, which covers involvement in agricultural programs, governmental affairs, county Women’s Leadership and Young Farmers committees.
Marion County Farmers Federation President Kenneth Real, right, accepted the award from Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell.
Marion County Students Participate In Alfa Youth Leadership Conference
Marion County students Karlee Hardin, Jon Page, Carson Spiller and Samuel Sutton sharpened leadership skills during the Alfa Youth Leadership Conference at the 4-H Center in Columbiana Oct. 8-9. Hardin attends Marion County High School, while Page, Spiller and Sutton are students at Hamilton High School. They were sponsored by the Marion County Farmers Federation. From left are the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Mike Tidwell, Hardin, Page, Spiller and Sutton.
Danley Competes In Annual Young Farmers Discussion Meet Contest
Trent Danley of Hamilton in Marion County was one of 15 competitors in the 2018 Young Farmers Discussion Meet contest at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 46th Commodity Producers Conference in Montgomery Aug. 4. Discussion Meet simulates a committee meeting where contestants examine and problem-solve pressing agricultural issues. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell and Danley.