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Lawrence County Farmers Federation President Brian Glenn gets ready for spring planting. The 47-year-old farmer produces corn, wheat, soybeans and canola -- and when he's not in the field, Brian produces "sound" for his church.
Name:
Brian Glenn

Age:
47

Residence:
Hillsboro, Alabama (Lawrence County)

Alfa Member Since:
1986

Current Office or Board:
Lawrence County Farmers Federation President and member of the Wheat and Feed Grains Committee

Previous Office(s) or Board:
Chairman of the Wheat and Feed Grains Committee

About My Farm
Glenn Acres Farm is a partnership with my brother, Don. It is a 100 percent no-till operation. We produce five crops in a three-year rotation: corn, canola, soybeans, wheat, soybeans and back to corn.

What I Like About Agriculture
I take pride in the fact that I help provide food and fuel for the world.

The Biggest Challenge Facing Agriculture
Our biggest challenges are increasingly strict environmental regulations and the lack of understanding of agriculture by the general public.

I'm Proud of...
My family and the farm we have built while being sustainable and environmentally friendly.

About My Family and Faith
Married to wife, Donna, for 18 years. We have two children, Allison, 12, and Matt, 7. We are active members of Central Baptist Church.

Education
Bachelor's degree in Business Management from the University of North Alabama

Describe a Good / Bad Day?
Good: Working outside and spending time with family. Bad: Happiness is a state of mind. Try to find something positive in everything, and you won't have many bad days.

Something You May Not Know About Me:
I have worked with sound production for the last 27 years, both in college and at church.


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