Mike McCormick – President

Mike McCormick was elected President of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation on December 8, 2014. He is a cow/calf and timber farmer from Union Church in Jefferson County, Mississippi. He operates one of the oldest farms in Mississippi which has been in his family since the 1820s.

Prior to becoming Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation’s 10th president, Mike was a member of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Board of Directors and was actively involved with the Jefferson County Farm Bureau Board of Directors for 20 years where he served as County President. He also served on the Jefferson County Farm Service Agency Committee for 12 years as vice-chair.

Mike has served on numerous committees and councils including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board, the Mississippi Beef Council, the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation and American Farm Bureau Federation advisory committees on beef and forestry, and the Jefferson County Economic Development Board of Directors. Mike also serves on many local and county service committees.

He is a founding member of the Farm Families of Mississippi Ag Image Promotion Campaign where he served as the committee’s vice-chair.

Mike is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He and his wife, Suezan, have been married for 28 years and are active members of the Union Church Presbyterian Church.

VP North Donald Gant

Donald 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

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.


Billy Davis

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Kent Bloodworth
Corporate Secretary