DALE COUNTY WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE ENJOYS ANNUAL MEETING
Members of the Dale County Farmers Federation's Women's Leadership Committee (WLC) enjoyed the annual state WLC luncheon during the Alabama Farmers Federation's 95th annual meeting in Montgomery. The luncheon was held at the Embassy Suites, and awards were presented to outstanding county WLCs. Each attendee took home a Christmas ornament as a party favor.
BOOK DONATED TO MIDLAND CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Dale County Farmers Federation's Women's Leadership Committee member Stephanie Stevens, left, presents an accurate ag book to Midland City Elementary school librarian Candace Parker Ward.
The book is called First Peas To The Table. Through a donation from the Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation and Alabama's Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC), nearly 1,000 books were distributed to school libraries across the state.
DALE COUNTY FARM-CITY CELEBRATION
Dale County farmers headed to the city of Ozark Nov. 14 to learn about the town's new airport during Farm-City Week 2016. Tour attendees learned about the local sheriff's department's helicopters and planes; heard about flight educational opportunities for students; and learned about Bell Helicopter, which has a facility in Ozark.
DALE COUNTY STUDENTS STUDYING AGRICULTURE RECEIVE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Auburn University students and scholarship recipients Tucker Thompson of Midland City and Shelby Windham of Ariton were recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2016 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 27 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Thompson graduated from Northside Methodist Academy and studies agronomy and soils, production track. Windham graduated from Ariton High School and studies agriscience education. The $1,750 scholarships were funded by the Dale County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Windham, Thompson and Federation Southeast Region Vice President George Jeffcoat.