Russell County Student Receives $1,750 Agriculture Foundation Scholarship
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient James Beck was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2017 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 19 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Beck studies horticulture.The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the Russell County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Beck, Russell County Farmers Federation President Eddie Reid, State Board Member Joe Lambrecht and Federation Southeast Area Vice President George Jeffcoat.
RUSSELL COUNTY FARM-CITY WEEK CELEBRATION
The Russell County Farm-City Committee hosted a breakfast Nov. 17 at the Phenix City Activity Center.
Photos clockwise from top left: From left are Russell County Farmers Federation President Eddie Reid, Women's Leadership Committee Chairman Nancy Reid, Alfa Insurance Agent Christy Hill of Phenix City, county Farmers Federation Board Member Ashley Smith, Alfa Insurance Agent Vicki Knight, county Farmers Federation board member Jo Ann C. Laney, and Alabama Farmers Federation Area 7 Organization Director Preston Roberts.
During the event, a proclamation recognizing the 60th anniversary of Alabama Farm-City Week was presented from Congressman Mike Rogers' office. From left are Russell County Farm-City Chairman and Extension Coordinator Jennifer Davidson, Constituent Services Representative Lee Vanoy of Congressman Rogers' office and Alabama Farmers Federation Area 7 Organization Director Preston Roberts.
A large crowd of Farm-City supporters attended the Nov. 17 event.