Officers of Mississippi Farm Bureau
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 dairy in Pelahatchie and also runs 400
head of stocker calves and manages several hundred acres of pasture
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
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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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.
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.
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.