Annie Dee

Annie Dee - Director

At Large

Ms. Dee resides in Aliceville, Alabama, and has been farming all of her adult life. She is president and part owner of Dee River Ranch, a family‐operated 10,000‐acre farm where the principal commodities produced are corn and soybeans. In addition, Dee River Ranch has over 1,000 head of Brahman and Angus crossbred cattle, along with pine and hardwoods planted on part of the farm. Ms. Dee is part owner and manager of Dee Farm, a general partnership that runs the farming operations located at Dee River Ranch, and Dee Farm Equipment, LLC. The farm also engages in collaborations with several universities in irrigation research projects, and crop variety and fungicide trials. In addition to her work on the farm, Ms. Dee’s affiliations and board service include the Alabama Soybean and Corn Association (agricultural commodity promotion), the Pickens County Farmers Federation (agricultural federation), the West Alabama Food Bank (storing and distributing food for hunger relief), the Advisory Board for the Soybean Innovation Lab administered through University of Illinois, and the USDA Cover Crop Advisory Board. Ms. Dee is a Soil Health Partner for the National Association of Conservation Districts and also serves as a lead farmer for the Farm Journal Foundation. In addition, she serves on the NRCS State Advisory Board, the Simplot Grower Solutions Grower Council, and the Agriculture Advisory Council of the Birmingham branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Formerly, Ms. Dee was a member of Pickens County Cattlewomen (past president), New Era Arts Club (past president), and Corpus Christi Parish Council (past president). She also served on the advisory committee for Auburn University Forestry Department and Auburn University Integrated Pest Management. Additionally, she served on the boards of the United Soybean Board and the Alabama Soybean Producers and has worked with the Howard G. Buffett Foundation on “Invest an Acre” and “Harvesting the Potential” programs. Ms. Dee earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Industries from Clemson University, attends Corpus Christi Church.

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