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...
Agriculture bills pass Mississippi House

Agriculture bills pass Mississippi House

The Mississippi House Agriculture Committee sent several bills to the House floor on Tuesday during their first meeting since last month. The first three bills passed the full House on Wednesday and were sent to the Senate. The last bill passed the House Agriculture...
Stronger as One: 2019 MFBF Annual Convention

Stronger as One: 2019 MFBF Annual Convention

More than 500 Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation members gathered in Jackson in December to reflect on 2019 at the organization’s Annual Convention. Eager members had the opportunity to sample MFBF programs, meet staff, and fill up on wonderful food and fellowship...