County Farmer Visits U.S. Rep In Washington, D.C.
U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, met with constituents during the Alabama Farmers Federation’s biennial Washington Legislative Conference in the nation’s capital March 5-7. During breakfast meetings, farmers and their congressman discussed issues of local and national relevance. Byrne is pictured with Federation District 11 Director and Escambia County Farmers Federation President Sammy Gibbs.
Williamson Re-Elected To State Young Farmers Committee
Spencer Williamson of Escambia County was re-elected to a second two-year term on the State Young Farmers Committee during the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 97th annual meeting in Montgomery Dec. 3. He will serve District 8, which includes Baldwin, Butler, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe and Washington counties. As a member of the 10-person committee, he will help organize the 2019 Young Farmers Conference and work to grow involvement throughout his district. From left are State Young Farmers Committee Chair Garrett Dixon and Williamson.
Escambia County Young Farmers Recognized For Philanthropy Efforts
Escambia County Young Farmers received the County Activity of Excellence Award for raising $3,500 for Pilots of Christ in 2018. From left are Escambia County Young Farmers Chairman Spencer Williamson and 2018 State Young Farmers Committee Chairman Ben Maples.
Mizes Compete In Annual Young Farmers Excellence In Agriculture Competition
Matt and Sarah Mize of Flomaton in Escambia County were among seven competitors in the 2018 Young Farmers Excellence in Agriculture contest at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 46th Commodity Producers Conference in Montgomery Aug. 4. Excellence in Agriculture contestants are involved in agriculture but derive less than half their income from production ag. The competition consists of an application, PowerPoint presentation and question-and-answer session with judges. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Sarah and Matt.
Events for Escambia county
- September 24-
Policy Development Meeting - Montgomery
- December 8-9
Alabama Farmers Federation Annual Meeting - Montgomery
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