June 2017 Home Office Updates County Farmers Federation
June 22, 2017
The Alabama TREASURE Forest Association license plate is now available at county licensing offices. Pre-commitment redemption vouchers may be used throughout 2017.
Chasity Collier of Mobile County was named Alabama’s Teacher of the Year in May. Alfa Insurance presented her the year’s use of a car with insurance paid for by the Federation.
Alabama FFA Convention was June 7-9 in Montgomery. The Federation sponsored a career show booth for 1,500 students and teachers. Former Federation Executive Director John Dorrill, longtime DeKalb County Farmers Federation President Waymon Buttram and Federation Young Farmers Director Jennifer Himburg were inducted into the Wall of Honor.
Forty-nine counties will have hosted Federation President Jimmy Parnell for meetings in the first half of 2017.
State committee meetings were in full swing last month. Beef; Hay & Forage; Greenhouse, Nursery & Sod; Equine and Meat Goat & Sheep committees met, as did the Alabama TREASURE Forest Association board.