Autauga County Students Receive $1,750 Agriculture Foundation Scholarships
Auburn University students and scholarship recipients Will Howard Wendland and Richard White were recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2017 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 19 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Wendland studies agronomy and soils, production track, while White studies the program’s soil, water and land use track. The $1,750 scholarships were funded by the Autauga County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Wendland, White, Autauga County Farmers Federation President Andy Wendland and Federation Central Area Vice President Dean Wysner.
Local Agriculture Leader Meets With Legislators
A.L.F.A. Leader and Autauga County farmer Taber Ellis, center, met with State Sen. Clyde Chambliss, R-Prattville, and State Rep. Jimmy Martin, R-Clanton, 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.