Himburg Named Young Farmers Director
Jennifer Himburg has joined the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Organization Department as the Young Farmers director. She fills a vacancy left by former Young Farmers Director Brandon Moore.Himburg said she was honored to accept the position and looks forward to helping the state’s youth become strong advocates for agriculture.“I have always had tremendous respect for the Alabama Farmers Federation and the work they do in this state,” said Himburg, whose official start date was Sept. 17. “To have the opportunity to work here and spend time working with future leaders of our industry is an incredible opportunity.”Prior to joining Alfa, Himburg worked with Cargill Ag Horizons in Indiana as a farm marketer.Federation Organization Department Director Mike Tidwell said Himburg’s passion for agriculture and the FFA program made her an excellent choice for this new position.“Jennifer’s tenure with Cargill and her experience as a state and national FFA officer have given her a perspective of agriculture that will be extremely valuable to the Alabama Farmers Federation,” said Tidwell. “She has developed strong leadership skills, and her impact will be felt throughout the organization.”A native of Ariton, Ala., Himburg earned a Bachelor of Science in agricultural communication with a minor in agricultural leadership from Auburn University. She resides in the town of Pike Road.For more information on the Young Farmers program, visit AlfaYoungFarmers.org.