Projects Listing 2016

4-H Pig Squeal

Project County: Colbert | Completed in 2016, 2017

The NW AL 4-H Pig Squeal project consists of youth from six counties in NW Alabama.  Due to the explosion of this regional program, they have needed to purchase equipment needed in order to host these animal science events such as Pig Squeal.  The NW RC&D council funded a $7,500.00 grant allowing us to purchase some Preifert Pig Show Pens and a new set of Gallagher digital livestock scales.

Barn Quilt Agri-Tourism Project

Project County: Lauderdale | Completed in 2016

Helped fund a “Barn Quilt” project to educate about the importance of agri-tourism to Alabama’s economy. Barn Quilt being installed by Allen Thornton. Career Tech Center Students with Barn Quilt. Joe Dickerson speaking to Allen Thornton Career Tech Center Students and Others about Barn Quilts and agri-tourism.