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40th Annual Autauga County Farm City Banquet a Huge Success!

Autauga County, AL – The Autauga County Commission was honored to partner with the Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce for the Annual Farm City Banquet held on November16th at the R.H. Kirkpatrick Agricultural Pavilion in Autaugaville. State and local elected officials, and community leaders came together to celebrate our farmers and farming families who work tirelessly ensuring agriculture remains strong in Autauga County!   

During this annual celebration, the community comes together to honor the rich agriculture heritage of Autauga County while recognizing our business and agricultural success by presenting awards, enjoying fellowship and a delicious steak dinner. This year, attendees enjoyed visiting with our youth, including members of FFA and 4-H, to hear about the impact these students are making on agriculture in our community. 

Under the direction of Mike Lamar, Chairman, the Prattville Chamber Farm City Committee proudly celebrated local agriculture, forestry and other related industries in partnership with the Autauga County Commission and the City of Prattville.

The Farm City Committee was proud to present awards to the 2023 Farm City Poster Winners, 2023 Farm City Essay Winners, 2023 Farm City Video Winner, 2023Business Leader of the Year and 2023 Farmer of the Year. 

Poster Winners include:


Jacob Eastman – 1st place, Autauga Academy 

Teacher: Emily Hunt

Carlie Burgin – 2nd place, Autauga Academy

Teacher: Emily Hunt


Grades 4th – 6th

Willoughby Wilson Dean - 1st place, Prattville Intermediate School

Teacher: Taylor Moorer

Isabella McGuire – 2nd place, Prattville Intermediate

Teacher: Taylor Moorer


Essay Contest Winners include:

Grades 7th – 9th                      

Caleb Cook – 1st place, Billingsley High School

Teacher: Logan Strock

Adriana Rasberry – 2nd place, Billingsley High School

Teacher:  Logan Strock


Grades 10th – 12th

Denver Guthery – 1st place, Billingsley High School

Teacher: Logan Strock

Tanner Truesdale – 2nd place, Billingsley High School

Teacher: Logan Strock



Kayden Bland –Billingsley High School

Teacher: Logan Stock


Business Leader of the Year: Tom Stackhouse, CEO Central Alabama Electric Cooperative

Farm of the Year: Jessica Langford, Farmer Langford Farms, Autaugaville, AL  


For more information about Farm City Week or the Farm City Banquet, please contact the Prattville Chamber at 334.365.7392 or at