December 15, 2017
Alabama young farmers will network and learn from some of the best in the business during the Young Farmers Conference in Montgomery March 2-3. Register at AlfaFarmers.org by Jan. 22.
For the second year, the conference features farm tours spanning central and southeast Alabama. Tours will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tour A — Dallas County
- Pearce Catfish Farm
- Orrville Farmers Market
- Bell Place Farms
Tour B — Chambers and Lee counties
- Robertson/Lanier & McKay Cattle Co.
- Auburn University National Poultry Technology Center
- Young’s Plant Farm
Tour C — Montgomery and Pike counties
- Parkman Cattle Co.
- Gene & Jana Renfroe’s TREASURE Forest
- Steve Stroud’s poultry and hay farm
The conference kicks off Friday with Outstanding Young Farm Family (OYFF) judging and a welcome dinner. Entertainment follows featuring Fun Pianos by 176 Keys, a dueling piano show.
During Saturday’s closing banquet, OYFF finalists will be announced and a live auction benefiting the Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation will take place.
OYFF applications are due Jan. 15. Visit AlfaYoungFarmers.org to learn more.