Local Agriculture Leaders Meet With Legislators
A.L.F.A. Leadership Class graduate and State Sen. Clay Scofield, R-Red Hill, meets with constituents who are currently part of the A.L.F.A. leadership program 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. From left are attorney and farmer Leah McElmoyl of DeKalb County, Extension agent Amy Burgess of Blount County, Scofield, Extension agent Hunter McBrayer of Marshall County and farmer Lance Miller of Blount County.
County Young Farmers Attend District 2 Meeting
Seventy-three young farmers attended the District 2 Young Farmers Meeting Feb. 21 at Wintzell's Restaurant in Guntersville. State Young Farmers Chairman Jerry Allen Newby of Limestone County was the guest speaker. Pictured above are Marshall County Young Farmers members.
Libby Liberty Kicks Off Civics Program At Arab Primary School
Students at Arab Primary School participated in the Liberty Learning Kickoff Program Feb. 16 with special guest "Libby Liberty." The Alabama Farmers Federation helped sponsor the event, which was organized by Huntsville's Liberty Learning Foundation.
Outgoing, Incoming County Presidents Recognized
Incoming Marshall County Farmers Federation President David Ellis and outgoing President Rickey Cornutt were recognized during the Presidents Luncheon at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 95th annual meeting Dec. 5 in Montgomery. Cornutt, center, received a plaque for his three years of service, and Ellis, right, received a pin to commemorate his election. The two are pictured with Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell.
Marshall County Student Studying Agriculture Receives College Scholarship
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient Cara Cornutt of Boaz was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2016 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 27 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Cornutt graduated from Boaz High School and studies agricultural business and economics.The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the Marshall County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are State Board of Education Member Dr. Cynthia McCarty, Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Cornutt, Marshall County Farmers Federation Rickey Cornutt and Federation North Area Vice President Rex Vaughn.