Category: Farm & Outdoors

Straight talk from Crooked Row Farm

Rick Patrick, Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison County native Steve Pulliam has not been in the farming business very long.  A machinist by trade, Pulliam has always had a passion for growing things. While living in Mayo with his wife, Cheryl, he had the idea of using the family farm land on Rocky Springs Church Road,…

Farm-City Week Celebrated

Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Emerald G. Parsons, November 15, 2016 Farm-City Week is celebrated by Farm Bureau each year.  The staff, board members and volunteers are always on hand to make the annual celebration a special delight for all those who attend.  Pictured, in the back row, from left to right, are: Richard Terry,…

Freddy Pitts wins Statewide Teamwork Award

Story Submitted Freddy Pitts, Farm Bureau Agency Manager for Madison, Lafayette, Taylor and Jefferson County won statewide recognition for his cooperative work within the overall organization and his positive contributions to member service. Freddy Pitts received Florida Farm Bureau’s 2016 Team Player Award at the state organization’s annual meeting in Orlando on Thursday, Oct. 27.…

Local Farm Bureau officials recognized during statewide meeting

Photo Submitted Farm Bureau proudly recognized certain Florida counties for excellence in five categories; Legislative/Policy Implementation, Public Relation/Information, Organization & Management, Education/Agriculture Promotion, and Leadership Development. Our local counties were among those honored. Pictured as they hold their 2016 Florida Farm Bureau Presidents Award plaque are (left to right): Jefferson County Farm Bureau President, Ernest…