Lawrence County Students Participate In Alfa Youth Leadership Conference
Lawrence County students Autumn Garrie, Kadi Redmon, Billy Cahela and Matt Glenn sharpened leadership skills during the Alfa Youth Leadership Conference at the 4-H Center in Columbiana Oct. 8-9. Garrie, Redmon and Cahela attend East Lawrence High School, while Glenn is a student at West Morgan High School. They were sponsored by the Lawrence County Farmers Federation. From left are the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Mike Tidwell, Garrie, Redmon, Cahela and Glenn.
Henry Competes In Annual Young Farmers Discussion Meet Contest
Mitchell Henry of Moulton in Lawrence 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 Henry.
Oliver Competes In Annual State Heritage Cooking Contest
Daphane Oliver of Lawrence County entered her recipe for Cheese and Bacon Cracker Spread in the 2018 Heritage Cooking Contest. The annual contest is sponsored by the Alabama Farmers Federation Women's Leadership Division and highlights a specific commodity. For 2018, pork was the highlighted commodity.
Cheese and Bacon Cracker Spread
1 (8 oz.) package shredded sharp cheddar
3-4 chopped green onions
2 ½ oz. crumbled real bacon
Directions: Mix all ingredients together with just enough Miracle Whip to blend. Spread on crackers.
Lawrence County's Red Land Cotton featured on "Simply Southern TV" in season 3.