first_imgLatest Stories Skip Other dates set by the Farm-City Committee include the Job Swap on October 10.“The Job Swap is a day when a member of the farming community and a member of the city community swap jobs for a day,” Huggins-Davis said. “This year Pike County Probate Judge Michael Bunn and poultry and cattle farmer Heath Wesley will swap jobs. The Farm-City Swap will be an enlightening experience for both and fun, too.”The Farm-City Banquet will be at 6 p.m. on November 11 at Cattleman Park. The banquet features the awards program that honors members of the rural and urban communities that have made significant contributions to the relationship between the farm and city during the year.Jeff Kervin, chair of the awards committee, said the public is invited to nominate individuals for the 2019 Farm City awards that include beef, poultry, timber, row crops, conservation, young farmer, youth, century and heritage farms, specialty crop, service to agriculture and business.Kervin said the nomination forms are not complicated and the information should be easy to acquire. The nomination forms are available at the Pike/Bullock Farm Service Agency, the Pike County Extension Office and the Pike County Chamber of Commerce. The committee also discussed the annual Farm-City tour with the possibility of visiting Rex Lumber.Tickets for the Pike County Farm-City will be available from members of the Farm City committee members or the Pike County Chamber. “All third graders in Pike County are invited to participate in Farm Day,” Huggins-Davis said. “They learn about day-to-day life on the farm and participate in hands-on activities. They also get to be up close to some farm animals—cows, horses and chickens.”The committee voted to make a monetary donation to assist with lunch for the volunteers at Farm Day. The students bring sack lunches.The Pike County Farm-City Committee is a perennial blue ribbon winner at the Pike County Shriners County Fair. The committee will, once again, have a booth at the fair the first week in October. The booth will follow the 2019 National Farm-City Week theme, “Keep Alabama Growing.” Farm City plans fall events Print Article The long length of new business on the Pike County Farm-City Committee’s agenda Tuesday could have sent committee members scampering for the door. Instead, the members buckled their seatbelts for a fast takeoff.The award-winning committee of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce is a dedicated, hardworking group, said Committee Chair Deborah Huggins-Davis. And, the fall is an especially busy time of year for the committee as it joins other Farm-City committees nation-wide to celebrate National Farm-City Week November 22-28.The first item on the committee’s agenda was the Third-Grade Farm Day on September 24 at Cattleman Park. Email the author Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day You Might Like Pike County DAR celebrates Constitution Week There are two documents of paramount importance to American history, the Declaration of Independence, which forged the national identity and… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Sponsored Content By Jaine Treadwell By The Penny Hoarder 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 HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe 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 The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Published 9:45 pm Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Book Nook to reopen Plans underway for historic Pike County celebrationlast_img

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