Covington County Student Studying Agriculture Earns College Scholarship
Auburn University student Taylor Thompson of Covington County received a $1,750 scholarship from the Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation and Covington County Farmers Federation. She was recognized at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Scholarship Reception at the Ham Wilson Livestock Arena in Auburn Sept. 20. Thompson is a senior studying horticulture and is from Opp. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Thompson, Covington County Farmers Federation President Kenneth Northey, Federation District 10 Director Steve Stroud and Federation Southeast Area Vice President George Jeffcoat. Not pictured are recipients Brandon Buckelew, Eli Russell and Peyton Zessin.
Holt Competes In Annual Young Farmers Discussion Meet Contest
Justin Holt of Andalusia in Covington 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 Holt.
Two Local Farmers Recognized For Serving Others On State Commodity Committees
Covington County's Tommy Thompson was recognized for serving the maximum nine years on the Alabama Farmers Federation State Poultry Committee during the 2018 Commodity Organizational Meeting in Montgomery Feb. 7. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Thompson and Federation Poultry Division Director Guy Hall.
Covington County's James Waite Sr. was recognized for serving the maximum nine years on the Alabama Farmers Federation State Dairy Committee during the 2018 Commodity Organizational Meeting in Montgomery Feb. 8. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Waite and Federation Dairy Division Director Guy Hall.
Events for Covington county
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Policy Development Meeting - Montgomery
- December 8-9
Alabama Farmers Federation Annual Meeting - Montgomery
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