Mims Re-Elected To State Meat Goat & Sheep Committee
Chilton County’s Clay Shane Mims was re-elected to a three-year term on the Alabama Farmers Federation State Meat Goat & Sheep Committee during the 2019 Commodity Organization Meeting in Montgomery Feb. 6. From left are Meat Goat & Sheep Committee Chair Melissa Palmer and Mims.
Chilton County Women's Leadership Committee Collects Most Pop Tabs
The Chilton County Women’s Leadership Committee collected the most aluminum pop tabs for Ronald McDonald Houses with a whopping 255 pounds in 2018. Women’s Leadership Division Director Kim Earwood, left, presented a plaque to Chilton Women’s Leadership Committee Chair Janice Kelley during the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 97th annual meeting in Montgomery, Dec. 3. Collectively, county Women’s Leadership committees turned in 2,324 pounds of pop tabs in 2018.
Chilton County Students Participate In Alfa Youth Leadership Conference
Chilton County students Tylan Rudolph and Olivia Powers sharpened leadership skills during the Alfa Youth Leadership Conference at the 4-H Center in Columbiana Oct. 8-9. Rudolph attends Jemison High School, while Powers is a student at Thorsby High School. They were sponsored by the Chilton County Farmers Federation. From left are the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Mike Tidwell, Rudolph and Powers.
Chilton County Student Studying Agriculture Earns College Scholarship
Auburn University student Cory Powell of Chilton County received a $1,750 scholarship from the Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation and Chilton County Farmers Federation. She was recognized at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Scholarship Reception at the Ham Wilson Livestock Arena in Auburn Sept. 20. Powell, who is from Thorsby, is a junior studying natural resources management. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Powell, Chilton County Farmers Federation board member Jason Powell and Federation District 9 Director Bill Cook.
Richburg Competes In Annual Young Farmers Discussion Meet Contest
Darcey Richburg of Clanton in Chilton 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 Richburg.
Events for Chilton county
- September 24-
Policy Development Meeting - Montgomery
- December 8-9
Alabama Farmers Federation Annual Meeting - Montgomery
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Catching up with peach growers after a mild winter in 2016-2017 featured on "Simply Southern TV in season 3.
2017 Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Conference featured on "Simply Southern TV" in season 3.