The Clay County Young Farmers is a division of the Clay County Farmers Federation. Members include Chris Upchurch, Paige Teague, Abby Stewart and Chairman Jay Stewart.
CLAY COUNTY STUDENT STUDYING AGRICULTURE RECEIVES COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient James Milstead was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2016 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 27 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Milstead graduated from Central High School of Clay County and studies forestry.The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the Clay County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Milstead, Clay County Farmers Federation President Michael Dick and Federation Central Region Vice President Dean Wysner.
CLAY COUNTY FARMERS FEDERATION HOSTS ANNUAL MEETING
The Clay County Farmers Federation hosted its annual meeting Aug. 16. Top left: Paige Teague, middle, was recognized at the during the meeting for participating in the state Young Farmers Discussion Meet in Mobile at the Commodity Producers Conference. She is pictured with county Young Farmers Chairman Abby Stewart and county Federation President Michael Dick. Top right: County Federation members enjoy dinner and fellowship as part of the annual meeting. Bottom photos: Guest speakers included Alabama Farmers Federation commodity director William Green and Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill.
DISTRICT 3 YOUNG FARMERS MEETING
Selwood Farm in Talladega County hosted the District 3 Young Farmers for a meeting June 2. Thirty-six people attended, including Alabama Farmers Federation District 6 Director Dell Hill. From left are Tallapoosa County Young Farmers member Clint Burgess, District 3 State Young Farmers Committee representative and Calhoun County Young Farmers Chairman Adam Wilson, Clay County Young Farmers member Paige Teague, Randolph County Young Farmers Chairman Ben Johnson and Talladega County Young Farmers Chairman Amy Stephens.
COUNTY HOSTS FATAL VISION EVENT TO WARN TEENS OF DRUNK, DISTRACTED DRIVING
The Clay County Farmers Federation hosted a Fatal Vision event for local youth in March. From left are Clay County Superintendent of Education Billy Walker, Officer Chuck Daniel, Alfa agent Dena Bishop and Clay County Farmers Federation President Michael Dick.
Fatal Vision is a program that teaches high school students the dangers of drunk and distracted driving. It started in south Alabama and expanded to every county in the state with a donation from the Alabama Farmers Federation.