2017 Outstanding Young Farm Family Honored At Alabama State House
Eric and Carrly Lovvorn of Cleburne County received a resolution March 20 from the Alabama Legislature as the state’s 2017 Outstanding Young Farm Family.
From left are Steve, Gale, Eric and Carrly Lovvorn; Sen. Gerald Dial, R-Lineville; an Alabama Farmers Federation Area 4 Organization Director David Farnsworth.
The Lovvorns also visited with State Rep. Bob Fincher, R-Woodland, on their visit to the Alabama State House.
Local Farmers Elected To Serve On State Commodity Committees
Cleburne County's Gean Harris was reelected to the Alabama Farmers Federation State Equine Committee at the 2018 Commodity Organizational Meeting in Montgomery Feb. 7. From left are Federation Equine Division Director Nate Jaeger and Harris.
Cleburne County's Martin Hendrix was elected to the Alabama Farmers Federation State Dairy Committee at the 2018 Commodity Organizational Meeting in Montgomery Feb. 8. From left are Federation Dairy Division Director Guy Hall and Hendrix.
CLEBURNE COUNTY FARMERS FEDERATION, MEMBERS HONORED DURING STATE ANNUAL MEETING
Cleburne County Farmers Federation Recognized With Award For Excellence
The Cleburne County Farmers Federation received the Award for Excellence Dec. 4. at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 96th annual meeting in Montgomery. The award recognizes counties excelling in five sections of the Federation: organization, agricultural programs, governmental affairs, and the county’s Women’s Leadership and Young Farmers committees. Cleburne County Farmers Federation President Jimmy Jimmerson, right, accepted the award from Federation Executive Director Paul Pinyan.
Truett Honored With Farmers Federation’s Senior Leader Award
Ashley Truett of Cleburne County received the Senior Leaders Award from the Alabama Farmers Federation during an awards ceremony Dec. 4.
In 1969, Truett was the youngest person ever elected president of a county Farmers Federation. He has served on the Cleburne County Farmers Federation Board of Directors for 48 years. He is also active in the Pine Grove Baptist the Soil and Water Conservation Committee and the Cattlemen’s Association.
Truett and his wife, Linda, have been married 50 years. They also own a certified Alabama TREASURE Forest.
Truett received the award during the second general session of the Federation’s 96th annual meeting in Montgomery from Federation Executive Director Paul Pinyan, left.
Ledbetter Honored With Award For Service To Farmers Federation
Sharon Ledbetter of Cleburne County received an Individual Leadership Award for public relations and communications from the Alabama Farmers Federation during an awards ceremony Dec. 4.
As the Cleburne County Farmers Federation reporter, Ledbetter has built and maintained a strong relationship with staff at The Cleburne News. To promote the county Federation, she recently created a Facebook page for the organization.
She is responsible for preparing and submitting regular reports on county Federation activities, including the Annual County Report.
Ledbetter received the award during the second general session of the Federation’s 96th annual meeting in Montgomery from Federation Executive Director Paul Pinyan, left.
Lovvorn Honored With Award For Service To Farmers Federation
Eric Lovvorn of Cleburne County received an Individual Leadership Award in the Young Farmers Division from the Alabama Farmers Federation during an awards ceremony Dec. 4.
After graduating from Class III of the Agricultural Leaders for Alabama Program (A.L.F.A. Leaders), Lovvorn used his leadership skills to develop a successful Young Farmers program in Cleburne County.
He and his family were recently named the 2017 Alabama Outstanding Young Farm Family and will compete for the Achievement Award during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual convention in Nashville in January 2018. He has also competed in the Alabama Young Farmers Discussion Meet.
Lovvorn received the award during the second general session of the Federation’s 96th annual meeting in Montgomery from Federation Executive Director Paul Pinyan, left.
Cleburne County's Lovvorns Named Outstanding Young Farm Family
Cleburne County's Eric and Carrly Lovvorn were named the 2017 Outstanding Young Farm Family Aug. 5 during the Alabama Farmers Federation's 45th Commodity Producers Conference in Birmingham. The Lovvorns and their children, Chloe, 2, and Landon, 3 months, live near Ranburne where they operate four poultry houses, raise cattle, grow hay and manage a commerical poultry clean-out business. The Lovvorns were also recognized at the Cleburne County Farmers Federation's (CCFF) annual meeting Aug. 8.
From left are State Sen. Gerald Dial, Steve and Gale Lovvorn, the award-winning Lovvorns, Congressman Mike Rogers of Alabama, State Rep. Bob Fincher and CCFF President Jimmy Jimmerson.
Events for Cleburne 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 Outstanding Young Farm Family Eric and Carrly Lovvorn featured on "Simply Southern TV" in season 3.
2016 Farm of Distinction - Gibbs Farms, featured on "Simply Southern TV" in season 2.