Shelby County’s Byrd Elected To State Greenhouse, Nursery & Sod Committee, Hunter Honored For Previous Service
Shelby County’s Lance Byrd was elected to a the Alabama Farmers Federation State Greenhouse, Nursery & Sod (GNS) Committee during the 2019 Commodity Organization Meeting in Montgomery Feb. 7. From left are Federation GNS Division Director Hunter McBrayer and Byrd.
Shelby County's Phillip Hunter was recognized for serving nine years on the Alabama Farmers Federation State Greenhouse, Nursery & Sod Committee during the 2019 Commodity Organizational Meeting in Montgomery Feb. 7. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Hunter and Federation GNS Division Director Hunter McBrayer.
Shelby County Farmers Federation Earns 2018 Award of Excellence
The Shelby County Farmers Federation received the Award for Excellence Dec. 3. during the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 97th Annual Meeting in Montgomery. To earn the distinction, counties must score at least 80 points out of 100 on the award application, which covers involvement in agricultural programs, governmental affairs, county Women’s Leadership and Young Farmers committees.
Shelby County Farmers Federation President Jimmy Bice, right, accepted the award from Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell.
DeLoach Graduates From A.L.F.A. Leaders Program
John DeLoach of Vincent in Shelby County graduated from the two-year Agricultural Leaders For Alabama (A.L.F.A. Leaders) program in Montgomery Aug. 2. The 17-member A.L.F.A. Leaders Class IV was recognized at the 46th Commodity Producers Conference hosted by the Alabama Farmers Federation, which sponsors the program. Members attended six institutes from Montgomery to Washington, D.C., to Spain during A.L.F.A. Leaders, which stressed personal development, communication, political involvement and an in-depth understanding of the Federation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell and DeLoach, who is a row crop farmer.
Liberty Learning Event Celebrates Civics
From left - Liberty Learning's Becky Saunders, State Rep. Corley Ellis, Shelby County Federation Secretary and Women's Leadership Committee Chairman Rachael Wood, Alfa Insurance Agent Jacob Vail and Shelby County Farmers Federation President Jimmy Bice attended the Liberty Learning program at Chelsea Park Elementary School on Friday, Nov. 17.
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Events for Shelby county
- September 24-
Policy Development Meeting - Montgomery
- December 8-9
Alabama Farmers Federation Annual Meeting - Montgomery
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