Madison County Students Receive $1,750 Agriculture Foundation Scholarships
Auburn University students and scholarship recipients Ethan Jones, Walker Bragg, Lauren Lasater and Jake Patterson were recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2017 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 19 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Laseter studies agricultural business and economics; Jones is pre-biosystems engineering; and Bragg and Patterson study agronomy and soils, production track. The $1,750 scholarships were funded by the Madison County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Lasater, Jones and Patterson. Bragg is not pictured.
Local Agriculture Leader Meets With Legislators
A.L.F.A. Leader and Madison County agriculture representative Samantha Carpenter met with Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon, R-Capshaw, during a dinner Feb. 21 at the Alabama Farmers Federation home office in Montgomery. The dinner was part of a weeklong session for members of the Agricultural Leaders for Alabama (A.L.F.A.) class focused on Federation policy and governmental affairs.
Madison County's F & W Farms among Farm of Distinction finalists.