MONTGOMERY, Ala., — Alabama Ag Credit, a customer-owned financial cooperative, has announced the results of its recent director elections.
The individuals re-elected were:
- Mark Platt, incumbent, fulfilling a three-year term in Gulf Coast Region 4
- Richard Meadows, incumbent, fulfilling a three-year term in an At-Large position
Mr. Platt has been farming full-time for the last 23 years. He is co-owner of Platt Farms, a Washington County-based operation that includes 950 acres where principal commodities produced are poultry, cotton, peanuts, feed grains, cattle and timber.
Mr. Meadows has been involved in the farming business most of his life. Mr. Meadows is an area sales manager for WB Fleming Mineral Company, where he has worked for 16 years. He is also a partner in Meadows Creek Farm, LLC, a cattle operation partnership formed in 1985 focusing on seedstock production of Charolais, Angus, and SimAngus cattle where they also grow corn silage, grain sorghum, and small grains for cattle feed. In addition, he also raises commercial cattle and market feeder calves through SAFE feeder calf sales.
The Alabama Ag Credit Board is comprised of nine members that represent the diversity of South Alabama agriculture and forest products.: six elected by customer stockholders and three appointed Directors. Alabama Ag Credit's 2023 Annual Meeting was held on April 26, 2023. All voting stockholders received, by mail, a ballot with instructions on how to vote via mail or online. Voting was active from May 10, 2023, through the end of day June 1, 2023.
About Alabama Ag Credit
Alabama Ag Credit is a member of the nationwide Farm Credit System and provides financing for farms, timber and forestry operations, agribusinesses, country homes, recreational land, and other rural property in 40 counties in central and south Alabama. The financing cooperative has offices in Demopolis, Dothan, Enterprise, Monroeville, Montgomery, Opelika, Selma, Spanish Fort, and Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit www.AlabamaAgCredit.com
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