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  1. Alfa Cares Campaign Celebrates Survivors, Commits $25,000 Donation to the American Cancer SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Neighbors

    Alfa Insurance President Jimmy Parnell, center, announced the company will partner with the American Cancer Society in the fight against cancer. In addition to fundraising and merchandise sales within the home office and more than 350 service centers in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi, Parnell announced a $25,000 pledge on behalf of the Alfa Foundation.

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  2. Top Cooks Bring on Their Best Sweet BreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 1 | Neighbors

    Winners in the 41st Alabama Farmers Federation Heritage Cooking Contest are from left, first place, Cherokee County's Shirley Lumsden; second place, Montgomery County's Amy Belcher; third place, Russell County's Bonnie Martin. Top cooks from around the state brought their best sweet breads to Montgomery today for the 41st Heritage Cooking Contest.

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  3. the Old Barn Restaurant Wins Bama's Best Catfish RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Neighbors

    The Old Barn Restaurant in Goshen won the inaugural Best Alabama Catfish Restaurant Contest. From left are judges Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries Commissioner John McMillan and WSFA-TV anchor Judd Davis of Montgomery, restaurant owner Amy Chandler, judge Jim Allen of the Alabama Farmers Cooperative and Alabama Catfish Producers Chairman Will Pearce.

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  4. Etheredge Elected to Lead Livestock Marketing AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Neighbors

    Jerry Etheredge of Montgomery was elected Livestock Marketing Association president at the organization's annual convention June 29 in Lexington, Kentucky. He will complete a two-year term leading the nation's largest livestock marketing trade association that represents more than 800 local livestock auction markets and allied businesses.

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  5. Soybean Rust Spotted in Southeast Alabama CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Neighbors

    Low levels of soybean rust have been discovered on kudzu in Coffee, Covington, Dale, Escambia, Geneva and Houston counties this week. Edward Sikora, a plant pathologist with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, said SBR, previously observed on kudzu in Mobile County, successfully overwintered in urban Montgomery and has also been discovered on two kudzu sites in Baldwin County.

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  6. Teachers Harvest Ideas that Help Educate StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Neighbors

    Top photo: From left are Foley Elementary teacher Peggie Montgomery, EAT South Downtown Farm Manager Jetson Brown and Alabama Cooperative Extension System 4-H Outreach Programs Administrator Brenda Henson. Bottom photo: Teachers create make-and-take projects for hands-on learning.

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  7. Alabama's Teacher of the Year Gets in the Driver's SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Neighbors

    Alabama's 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Dana Jacobson received a Chevrolet Traverse today at the Alabama Farmers Federation home office in Montgomery courtesy of Alfa Insurance and the Federation. From left are Alfa Executive Vice President of Operations Steve Rutledge; Alfa English teacher Dana Jacobson drove away from the Alfa Insurance home office in Montgomery May 12 in a shiny, new silver Chevrolet Traverse.

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  8. Soil and Water Conservation Committee Launches New InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Neighbors

    Against the backdrop of the Alabama River at the Union Station Train Shed in Montgomery, the Alabama Soil & Water Conservation Committee launched Conserve Alabama, a new initiative to continue SWCC's mission of conserving Alabama's natural resources. Conserve Alabama is a campaign to increase awareness and engage a greater audience of those dedicated to the noble endeavor of conserving natural resources for future generations.

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  9. First South Farm Credit Names Mike Pigg as President, Alabama DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Neighbors

    Mike Pigg has been named president for First South Farm Credit's 16 branches and operations in Alabama. He began his new duties in January, following the retirement of Camp Powers, who was FSFC South Alabama Division president for 28 years.

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  10. Farmers, Elected Officials Gather for Annual Legislative ReceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Neighbors

    Among the state legislators who attended the Taste of Alabama Legislative reception were, from left, Sen. Paul Bussman, R-Cullman; Rep. April Weaver, R-Alabaster; Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell; and Rep. Kelvin Lawrence, D-Hayneville. Just about everything was on the menu tonight as farmers and legislators from around the state dined on a healthy heaping of Alabama-grown products with a side of politics at the Alabama Farmers Federation's home office in Montgomery.

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  11. Three-Day Commodity Organizational Conference Attracts 900 FarmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Neighbors

    Top photo: Elmore County farmers Sara and Chase Chapman talk to Alabama Farmers Federation Area 5 Organization Director David Heflin, right, at the opening day of the Federation's annual Commodity Organization Conference in Montgomery. The Chapmans are among 300 farmers who attended today's meeting.

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  12. Member Benefits And ATFA Announce New HiresRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2016 | Neighbors

    Heather Walker of Millry will work as an administrative assistant for member benefits, and William Green of Pintlala will work with the Alabama TREASURE Forest Association as an intern. Walker has over 12 years of experience as an administrative assistant and holds bachelor's and master's degrees in English from the University of West Alabama.

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  13. Member Benefits And ATFA Announce New HiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Neighbors

    Heather Walker of Millry will work as an administrative assistant for member benefits, and William Green of Pintlala will work with the Alabama TREASURE Forest Association as an intern. Heather Walker of Millry will work as an administrative assistant for member benefits, and William Green of Pintlala will work with the Alabama TREASURE Forest Association as an intern.

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  14. Leaders Elected to Serve State's Largest Farm OrganizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Neighbors

    Voting delegates elected members to the Alabama Farmers Federation Board of Directors at a business session during the organization's 94th annual meeting in Montgomery. Front row, from left are Women's Leadership Committee Chairman Regina Carnes of Marshall County, State Young Farmers Committee Chairman Lance Miller of Blount County, Southwest Area Vice President Jake Harper of Wilcox County and Central Area Vice President Dean Wysner of Randolph County.

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  15. Shelby, Roby Address Alabama Farmers Federation Members in MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Neighbors

    Top photo: U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby addressed the crowd at the opening dinner of the Alabama Farmers Federation 94th annual meeting Dec. 6 at the Montgomery Convention Center. Bottom photo: U.S. Rep. Martha Roby talks with Pike County farmer Nedetria Talbot during the annual meeting.

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  16. Ivey Receives Service to Agriculture AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Neighbors

    Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell, left, presents Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey with the Service to Agriculture Award, the organization's highest honor.

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  17. Commodity Organizational Conference Set for Feb. 2-4 in MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Neighbors

    During a break at the Commodity Organization Meeting, farmers took a moment to talk to State Sen. David Sessions, R-Grand Bay, who is a farmer himself and chairman of the House Agriculture Committee. From left are Billy Hixon of Pike County, Anthony Faggard of Mobile County, Sessions and Alabama Farmers Federation District Director Fred Helms of Dothan.

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  18. Capital City Hosts 94TH Alabama Farmers Federation Annual MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Neighbors

    Alabama Farmers Federation members enjoy fellowship during the organization's annual meeting in 2014, including a breakfast supporting the Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. This year, more than 1,200 farmers from across Alabama are expected to attend the annual meeting in Montgomery Dec. 6-7.

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