Local Farmer Elected To Serve On State Commodity Committee
Chilton County's Arlie Powell was re-elected to the Alabama Farmers Federation State Horticulture Committee at the 2018 Commodity Organizational Meeting in Montgomery Feb. 7. From left are Federation Horticulture Division Director Mac Higginbotham and Powell.
Chilton County Students Receive $1,750 Agriculture Foundation Scholarships
Auburn University students and scholarship recipients Joseph Dennis and Cory Powell were recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2017 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 19 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Dennis studies agricultural business and economics, and Powell studies natural resource management. The $1,750 scholarships were funded by the Chilton County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Dennis, Powell, Chilton County Farmers Federation President Wendell Kelley, Chilton County Farmers Federation Board Member Jason Powell and Federation Central Area Vice President Dean Wysner.
Events for Chilton county
- July 19-22
Presidents Conference - Muscle Shoals
- September 25-
Policy Development Meeting - Montgomery
- December 2-3
Alabama Farmers Federation Annual Meeting - Montgomery
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2017 Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Conference featured on "Simply Southern TV" in season 3.
Catching up with peach growers after a mild winter in 2016-2017 featured on "Simply Southern TV in season 3.