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McBrayer Joins Federation Communications Department he Alabama Farmers Federation T welcomed Brooke McBrayer to its Communications Department June

“Brooke’s knowledge of insurance operations and real-world experience in marketing Alfa’s products will be 1. She will serve as administrative beneficial as we craft communications assistant to the department, for prospective customers, in addition to Creative existing policyholders, Consultants Inc., the the field force and home organization’s in-house ad office employees,” Helms agency. said. “That’s all in addition McBrayer, 31, joins to her strong appreciation the Federation after for agriculture and our four years as an Alfa members. We’re excited to Insurance customer welcome her to our team.” sales representative McBrayer will work with (CSR). Federation the Alabama Farm-City Communications program and will assist with McBrayer Department Director Jeff communications activities Helms said McBrayer’s understanding of ranging from billing and scheduling Alfa will be invaluable in her new role. to posting content to the website and

distributing event photos to media. “I am excited to be a part of the Federation family,” she said. “I am also looking forward to learning the different aspects to our Communications Department and to be a small part in helping tell our farmers’ stories.” A native of Marshall County, McBrayer graduated from Douglas High School in 2008. She worked as a CSR four years, first in Guntersville and most recently in Service Center 106, located on the Alfa Home Office campus. She lives in the Millbrook area with her husband, Hunter, a commodity director in the Federation’s Governmental & Agricultural Programs Department. They have a 1-year-old son, Mason.

Survey To Update Ag Law & You Handbook By Lakin Whatley he Alabama Farmers Federation will T conduct a survey of its membership July 1-15 to collect data to update the

organization’s Ag Law & You Handbook. The Ag Law & You Handbook is a helpful online guide for farmers and Federation members to stay aware of current laws and regulations relating to agriculture. A variety of agricultural topics, issues and frequently asked questions are in the handbook. “Not only will this survey allow us to update the Ag Law & You Handbook, it will provide valuable insight into the needs of our members so we can better serve them through publications and programming,” said Federation External Affairs Department Director Matthew Durdin. To assist in updating the handbook, Federation members are asked to complete a survey by visiting alfafarmers.org/legal-survey. The link

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opens July 1 and closes July 15. Members may request a paper copy of the survey at the same link, but all surveys are due July 15. Questionnaire responses will be confidential, and selected questions and

answers will be added to the existing handbook. The Ag Law & You Handbook can be found on the Federation website by clicking Federation, followed by Governmental Affairs.

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