Barbour County Student Receives $1,750 Agriculture Foundation Scholarship
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient Becky Hawkins was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2017 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 19 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Hawkins studies agricultural business and economics.The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the Barbour County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Hawkins, Barbour County Farmers Federation President Trip Horne, State Board Member Steve Stroud and Federation Southeast Area Vice President George Jeffcoat.
Goats, Irrigation, Tractors And More Featured During Barbour County Ag Day
Two hundred and fifty third-graders dug into agriculture during the 2017 Barbour County Ag Day March 17. Barbour County Young Farmers and Extension hosted the event.
County President Welcomes Federation Staff To Farm
Alabama Farmers Federation Organization Department Director Mike Tidwell visited with Barbour County Farmers Federation President Kenny Childree Feb. 1 at Childree's farm.
Barbour County Farmers Federation Donation Helps Sheriff's Office
To help the Barbour County Sheriff's Office protect rural communities, the Barbour County Farmers Federation purchased and donated two tasers in September 2016. From left are Alfa Insurance agent Matt Brown, county President Kenny Childree, Lieutenant Tim Marsh and Chief Deputy Rickey Dollar.
Barbour County Recognizes Farm-City Award Winners
The Barbour County Farm-City Appreciation Banquet was held Nov. 4 in Eufaula. Top photo: Winners of the county essay and poster contests were honored. Bottom right: Allie Corcoran presents a plaque to Angela Ware who was named Volunteer of the Year. Bottom left: Allie Corcoran presents a plaque to Carol Threet who was also named Volunteer of the Year.