Senate, House agriculture committees pass bills

Senate, House agriculture committees pass bills

The Mississippi Senate and House agriculture committees both met this week, and passed several bills pertaining to the Mississippi agriculture industry. The Senate Agriculture Committee bills were: SB 2118 – Increases penalties for those that steal pecans from...
MFBF 2019 Ag Ambassador Award Recipient: Ted Kendall III

MFBF 2019 Ag Ambassador Award Recipient: Ted Kendall III

After graduating from Mississippi State University in 1958, former student body president Ted Kendall III set out to take on the world, or at least a small part of it. The agriculture graduate moved home to Bolton to work on his family farm, but quickly realized how...
MFBF young farmers visit Washington D.C.

MFBF young farmers visit Washington D.C.

Members of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation State Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in a series of meetings on agricultural issues important to Mississippi farmers and ranchers. “Allowing the future...
MFBF 2019 Friend of Ag Award Recipient: Lydia Chassaniol

MFBF 2019 Friend of Ag Award Recipient: Lydia Chassaniol

The rolling countryside covering Mississippi Senator Lydia Chassaniol’s district are perfect for two things – growing cotton and raising cattle. After serving in the Mississippi Senate for 13 years, this fact is not lost on Chassaniol, especially as she continues to...