Officers of Mississippi Farm Bureau

Randy Knight- President

Randy Knight , was elected president of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation on December 6, 2010.

Knight is a graduate of Hinds Junior College with a degree in farm management, and attended Mississippi State University, where he studied dairy science. He operates a cattle farm in Pelahatchie running 400 head of stocker calves and manages several hundred acres of pasture and timberland.

He served a three-year term as president of Rankin County Farm Bureau. He also served on the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Board of Directors for two years and served four years as MFBF Central Mississippi Vice President.

He is a member of Dairy Farmers of America and the Mississippi Cattleman’s Association. He serves on the boards of Grazing Land Management for the Natural Resource Conservation Service, the Southeastern United Dairy Association, and the Neshoba County Gin Association.

Knight is an active member of the Shiloh United Methodist Church. He and his wife, Mary, have two daughters.

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Don Gant - Vice-President, North Mississippi

Mr. Gant grows soybeans, rice, corn, and wheat on 6000 acres in Bolivar and Sunflower Counties. He also grows timber in Panola County.  Mr. Gant farms with his sons and brother-in-law under Gant and Sons Farms.


Ted Kendall, IV - Vice-President, Central Mississippi

Mr. Kendall is a 5th generation farmer raising beef cattle, cotton, corn, soybeans, and timber on his farm in Bolton. He has served as Hinds County Farm Bureau President and also has served as the State Young Farmer and Rancher Chairman.

Reggie Magee - Vice-President, South Mississippi

Mr. Magee is a cattle, poultry and timber producer from Jefferson Davis County. He has been farming for more than 30 years on 280 acres in south Mississippi. He has served his local county Farm Bureau as President for 10 years and has served several terms on the State Board of Directors.






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