Alabama Farmers Federation president http://apr.org en Ala. Farmers Organization Elects New President http://apr.org/post/ala-farmers-organization-elects-new-president <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 12px;">A fifth-generation Chilton County farmer has been elected president of the Alabama Farmers Federation.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 12px;">Officials Monday announced Jimmy Parnell, of Stanton, will serve a two-year term as president.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 12px;">Officials say 48-year-old Parnell served on the organization's board of directors between 1999 and 2008, and was chairman of the group's Young Farmers Committee in 1997.</span></p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 18:56:11 +0000 The Associated Press 21540 at http://apr.org Ala. Farmers Organization Elects New President 3 Seek Presidency of Ala Farmers Federation http://apr.org/post/3-seek-presidency-ala-farmers-federation <DIV> <P>Three people are vying to replace Jerry Newby as president of the Alabama Farmers Federation.</P> <P>The Tuscaloosa News (<A href="http://bit.ly/V8Boze"><U><FONT color=#0000ff>http://bit.ly/V8Boze</FONT></U></A> ) reports that state Rep. Richard Lindsey of Centre; Jimmy Parnell of Maplesville; and Ricky Wiggins of Covington County are candidates in the election.</P> <P>The vote will be held Monday during the group's annual meeting in Montgomery.</P> <P>The 65-year-old Newby announced earlier this year he wouldn't seek re-election. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 12:24:31 +0000 The Associated Press 21470 at http://apr.org 3 Seek Presidency of Ala Farmers Federation