For over 10 years now, I have had the pleasure of writing a monthly article for AFC Cooperative Farming News. I have spoken to several of you each month to answer questions concerning the information and products discussed in the articles. I have met numerous others across the state who recognize me as the author of the monthly articles. Over the years, many of you have not only become customers of Quality Co-ops but have also became friends of mine. It was always my goal to provide articles that were timely, beneficial, precise, and in a form that was understandable with the goal of giving each of you a better understanding of nutrition and the important role it plays in the overall production and profitability of your operation.
I have recently accepted a new position with SouthFresh Aquaculture, a division of Alabama Farmers Cooperative, headquartered in Tuscaloosa. While I am looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead, it is with some sadness that I will not be writing articles on a monthly basis. I want to thank each of you for your encouragement, positive comments, friendships and support over the years. I would also like to thank you for your support of Alabama Farmers Cooperative and your local Co-op stores.
Jimmy Hughes is the new vice president of SouthFresh Aquaculture.