December 26, 2017
Hundreds of farmers will meet in Montgomery Feb. 6-8 to discuss challenges, ideas and the agricultural forecast for 16 commodities represented by the state’s largest farm organization.
The Alabama Farmers Federation’s Commodity Organizational Meeting is at Embassy Suites Hotel in Montgomery.
Early registration is $37 and closes Jan. 8. Additional fees apply for late registration.
Over three days, farmers attend educational seminars and elect state commodity committee members. The meeting is organized by the Governmental and Agricultural Programs Department, directed by Brian Hardin. Hardin encouraged county leaders to carefully consider nominees for state committees and county voting delegates who will elect state committee members.
“Our state committees are the farmers’ voice,” Hardin said. “Through them, the organization invests in agricultural research, educational programs and promotions. Issues and challenges they identify drive our work in public policy with state agencies, the state Legislature and in Washington, D.C.”
Register at alfafarmers.org. Contact Deborah Long at (334) 613-4268 for more information.
The Alabama Peanut Producers Association annual meeting is Feb. 8 in Dothan. Registration for the event is available at ALPeanuts.com.