Farm City seeking nominations for 2017 awards

first_img Published 3:00 am Saturday, September 16, 2017 Farm City seeking nominations for 2017 awards Email the author Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel “We have several members of the Farm City Committee that are available to speak at schools, clubs and events about the partnership between the rural and urban communities.”Tammy Powell said the committee will highlight women in agriculture this year in an effort to bring greater awareness to the roles women play on the farm and in agriculture related businesses. Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories Next UpThe chairpersons for the 2017 Pike County Farm-City Awards are: James O. Johnson, beef; Steve Stroud, poultry; Deborah Huggins-Davis, Carol Dorrill and Jeremy Lowery, timber; Jeff Knotts, row crops; Huggins-Davis, conservation; Steve Stroud and Ali Grace Eiland, young farmer; Emily Rolling, youth; Tammy Powell and Knotts, specialty crops; Randy Hale, Bobby Catrett, June Flowers and Keith Roling, service to agriculture; Kathy Sauer, Beth Rose, Harry Sanders, Marcus Paramore and Shannon Crawford, business award.The deadline for the award nominations is October 13.The Farm-City Committee has a busy year planned and the activities will get underway on Tuesday with Pike County Farm Days. The Pike County Farm City Committee is seeking nominations for the 2017 Farm City Awards that will be presented at the annual Farm City Banquet on November 9 at Cattleman Park.Jeff Knotts, Farm-City Awards chairman, said nomination applications are ready for pickup at the Pike/Bullock Farm Service Agency, the Pike County Extension Office, the Pike County Chamber of Commerce and also from any member of the awards committee.“The committee is encouraging Pike County residents to nominate members of the agricultural community that they believe have made outstanding contributions to agriculture in 2017,” Knotts said. “The applications are rather simple to complete and the chairperson of each award would be able to answer any questions and provide other assistance in making a nomination.” Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By Jaine Treadwell Randy Hale, committee chair, said all third grade students in Pike County will have the opportunity to experience farm life with a variety of activities at Cattleman Park.“The third-graders will get to see farm animals up close and learn about farm equipment and how it works,” he said. “A lot of children don’t know what farm life is all about and Farm Days is a good learning experience for them.”Hale said the Farm City Committee will have a booth at the Pike County Fair the first week in October, a Farm City display at local libraries, an entry in the annual Peanut Butter Festival in Brundidge and participate in Pioneer Days at the Pioneer Museum of Alabama.“Other activities and events the committee will support are the Rotary tree give-aways, the downtown fall market, Touch-a-Tractor, the Ground Water Festival, the Junior Ambassador event at Clay Hill Farms and National Agriculture Day,” Hale said. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By The Penny Hoarder You Might Like Print Article Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Book Nook to reopen Lockheed opens new $2m training facility Lockheed Martin unveiled their new onsite training facility funded by the Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT), a state-backed workforce training… read morelast_img read more