Agricultural tours and educational seminars, along with two nights of entertainment, will draw farmers from around the state to Birmingham Aug. 1-3.
The 41st annual Alabama Farmers Federation Commodity Producers Conference begins Thursday evening with a banquet featuring Alabama’s winning FFA string band.
A full day of tours is planned for Friday, including stops at some of the top farms in central Alabama. (See tour highlights at right).
Saturday features educational seminars on current agricultural issues, as well as the Young Farmers Discussion Meet and Excellence in Agriculture preliminary contests.
The Federation’s Women’s Leadership Division luncheon is Saturday and coincides with the tablescapes, quilt and apron contests.
Comedian James Gregory is the entertainment for the closing banquet that evening.
For information and registration, visit AlfaFarmers.org. The registration deadline is July 8.