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    Contract broiler producers benefit from additional USDA assistance

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama contract broiler farmers are set to benefit from expanded federal assistance eligibility details released recently by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture...

    A cut above: Alabama Christmas tree farms offer holiday fun

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    As the calendar flips closer to Dec. 25, Christmas tree farms are providing fresh-cut evergreens and festive holiday experiences for families across Alabama. “From the...

    Hurricane Sally slams Alabama; farmers predict major crop losses 

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Slow-moving Hurricane Sally stalled for hours along Alabama’s Gulf Coast Sept. 16, her creeping progress flooding fields — and farmers’ hopes...

    Contest searches for Bama’s Best Pulled Pork

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - As the Alabama Pork Producers search for Bama’s Best Pulled Pork, the group has one question for the state’s residents —...

    Local students bring home ribbons from Youth Sheep Show during Alabama National Fair

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - For hundreds of youth across Alabama, fall fair season means one thing- it’s livestock show time. That translates to family time for...

    High heat, minimal moisture hurt yields, bottom line

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    Zero. Zip. Zilch. That’s how much rain Terry Wyatt’s 500-acre cotton crop received in September. “Cotton likes hot weather, but you have to have some rain,”...

    Local students bring home ribbons in Premier Exhibitor Contest, livestock shows during Alabama National Fair

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - For hundreds of youth across Alabama, fall fair season means one thing- it’s livestock show time. That translates to family time for...

    Cullman County students attend Alfa Leadership Conference

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    COLUMBIANA, Ala. - Two days of learning at the Alfa Youth Leadership Conference should help launch a lifetime of leadership success for 119 ninth...

    Baileyton’s Rusty Yancy earns R.W. Donaldson Endowed Scholarship

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Farmers Federation invested in the future of the state’s No. 1 industry by awarding 80 Auburn University (AU) students...

    Young farmers cultivate success in statewide contests 

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    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Young farmers cultivated success — and scored more than $80,000 in prizes — during contests at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 47th...

    Alabama Farmers Federation welcomes Cullman County native Tanner Quick for internship

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Cullman County native Tanner Quick will amplify her agricultural education skills during an internship with the Alabama Farmers Federation. She began work...

    Cullman County’s Antone honored during Alabama Farm-City Awards

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Eighteen outstanding students were honored for channeling “200 Years of Alabama Agriculture” into posters, essays and videos during the Alabama Farm-City...

    (Updated) Cullman Farm-City Committee named best in state for 7th year in a row

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Farm-City Committee on Thursday was named the best in the state for the seventh straight year. The committee...

    Nominate ‘Bama’s Best Peach Cobbler’

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabamians peachy keen on contests can cobble together nominations for Bama’s Best Peach Cobbler in a Facebook competition through April 15. Sponsored...
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    Cullman County youth bring home ribbons from Junior Beef Expo

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    The “Best Five Head” county group went to Cullman County during the 2019 Junior Beef Expo in Montgomery March 15. From left are Katie...
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    Cullman County’s Donaldson re-elected to State Pork Committee

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    Cullman County’s Tim Donaldson was re-elected to a one-year term as chairman of the Alabama Farmers Federation State Pork Committee during the 2019 Commodity...
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    Youth target teamwork during Alfa Leadership Conference

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    Cullman County students Ben Tankersley, Darren Roberts, Thomas Bell and Sydney Babb sharpened leadership skills during the Alfa Youth Leadership Conference at the 4-H...
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    Cullman County’s Benefield, Donaldson receive scholarships at Alabama Farmers Federation reception

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    Left: Auburn University student Olivia Benefield of Cullman in Cullman County received the $1,000 R.W. Donaldson Endowed Scholarship at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Scholarship Reception...
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    Cullman County young farmers win awards during annual conference

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    Kyle Morris of Hanceville in Cullman County was named a finalist in the statewide Young Farmers Discussion Meet at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 46th...

    Holly Pond’s Elizabeth Thompson interns with Alabama Farmers Federation

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    Elizabeth Thompson MONTGOMERY - The Alabama Farmers Federation welcomed Elizabeth Thompson to its Organization Department for a summer internship May 9. Thompson, a junior majoring...
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    West Point Elementary School kindergartner Lyric Antone honored in statewide poster contest

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    Cullman County’s Lyric Antone received an honorable mention in the 2017 Alabama Farm-City Poster Contest during the organization’s annual luncheon and awards program in...
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    Cullman County Farm-City Committee named best in state for 6th straight year

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    The Cullman County Farm-City Committee was named best in the state for the sixth straight year. The committee received the Overall Best Farm-City Committee...
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    Cullman County’s Haynes elected to State Women’s Leadership Committee

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    Cullman County's Lydia Haynes was elected State Women’s Leadership Committee Region 1 director during the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 96th annual meeting in Montgomery Dec....

    Cullman County youths bring home awards from state sheep show at Alabama National Fair

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    Kiah Lake of Cullman County was named reserve supreme champion in the Breeding Division of the Alabama National Fair Youth Sheep Show in Montgomery...

    Cullman County student leaders learn valuable lessons during youth leadership conference

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    Cullman County students Emily Wells and Cooper Jones attended the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Youth Leadership Conference at the 4-H Center in Columbiana Oct. 2-3....

    Cullman County student Nathan Duke receives endowed ag scholarship

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    Auburn University student and scholarship recipient Nathan Duke was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2017 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 19 at the Ham...