The Alabama Farmers Federation welcomed Hunter McBrayer to its Governmental & Agricultural Programs (GAP) Department Oct. 8.
McBrayer will serve as director of the Federation’s Bee & Honey; Greenhouse, Nursery & Sod; and Horticulture divisions. He is also Alabama Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association executive director.
“I’m excited to learn from our stakeholders and lead them in a new direction,” said McBrayer, 29.
A native of Blount County, McBrayer was involved in the Marshall County Young Farmers program and was a two-time Discussion Meet contest finalist. He graduated in August from the Federation’s elite Agricultural Leaders For Alabama Class IV. McBrayer previously worked for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System as a regional horticulture agent.
The University of Alabama graduate is pursuing a master’s degree from Alabama A&M University. He has been married to Brooke, an Alfa Insurance customer service representative, for seven years.