Highlights

Deal Retires After Decades Serving, Encouraging Others

Deal Retires After Decades Serving, Encouraging Others

Boyd Deal retired Nov. 30 after mentoring, encouraging and serving countless Area 8 farmers, community members and Federation colleagues. Area 8 includes Coffee, Covington, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston and Pike counties.

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Federation Honors Wysner For Service To Agriculture

Federation Honors Wysner For Service To Agriculture

Dean Wysner spent two decades crisscrossing the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Central Area, breaking bread with producers and bringing their beliefs back to the organization’s state board.

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Bird Is The Word: Poultry Technology Helps Farmers Grow

Bird Is The Word: Poultry Technology Helps Farmers Grow

In a joint effort among the Alabama Farmers Federation, Alabama Poultry & Egg Association (APEA) and National Poultry Technology Center (NPTC), almost 50 poultry growers stepped away from the farm and gathered in Auburn Oct. 25 to fine-tune tricks of the trade.

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Grassroots Concept Fuels Forest Economic Development Hire

Grassroots Concept Fuels Forest Economic Development Hire

Thanks to a grassroots push from the Alabama Farmers Federation, the state has a new economic development specialist focused on growing the $4 billion-plus forest products industry.

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Farm-City Shines Light On Importance Of Agriculture

Farm-City Shines Light On Importance Of Agriculture

One hundred thirty-five miles separate Cherokee and Montgomery counties, and while agriculture has a key economic impact in both areas, locals still battle a disconnect between farmers and consumers.

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