Governor Bryant signs Broadband Enabling Act into law

Governor Bryant signs Broadband Enabling Act into law

Mississippi’s farmers, ranchers and rural citizens can expect to see more high-speed internet service options soon. The state’s 25 electrical cooperatives can now offer the services after Gov. Phil Bryant signed a law that immediately gives them that legal...
AFBF launches new dairy revenue protection tool

AFBF launches new dairy revenue protection tool

A free new decision tool was launched by American Farm Bureau Insurance Services, Inc. to help dairy farmers make insurance coverage decisions for Dairy Revenue Protection. The tool is available online at www.dairyrp.com under “Guest Dairy RP Quoter” or directly here...
Fake meat bill passes House, heads to Senate

Fake meat bill passes House, heads to Senate

The Mississippi House Agriculture Committee, led by Chairman Bill Pigott and Vice Chairman Vince Mangold, is doing everything it can to regulate the labeling on “fake meat.” On Wednesday, Mangold presented House Bill 793, also known as the Fake Meat Bill,...
Senate passes rural broadband bill

Senate passes rural broadband bill

The Mississippi Senate unanimously passed House Bill 366, also called the Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act, with no changes from the House version. The bill will now move to Gov. Phil Bryant’s desk to be signed into law. “I look forward to signing it at my...