Kevin Simpson chosen for Farm Bureau’s Distinguished Service Award JACKSON – The 2015 Distinguished Service Award goes to the late Kevin Simpson of Benton County. Kevin passed away in March of this year as a result of a boating accident while on a fishing trip......

Tomlinson named Farm Bureau’s Ag Ambassador Award winner JACKSON – The Mississippi Farm Bureau 2015 Ag Ambassador Award goes to Mississippi State University Coordinator of State Government Relations John Tomlinson. Tomlinson’s responsibility is to make sure that and the University’s general support budget and other......

Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation concludes 94th annual meeting JACKSON – Nearly 700 Farm Bureau members, representing the state’s 82 county Farm Bureaus, took part in the three-day meeting where, in addition to the election of officers and directors, the delegates adopted policy to guide the......

Ratcliff Wins Farm Bureau Discussion Meet JACKSON – Tedrick Ratcliff of Rankin County won the Farm Bureau Discussion Meet at the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting held in Jackson. Ratcliff is the Executive Vice President of the Mississippi Forestry Association. The Discussion Meet is......

Smith wins Farm Bureau Ambassador Contest JACKSON – Jessica Smith of Picayune was named the Farm Bureau Ambassador for 2016 at the recent Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting in Jackson. The Ambassador will make appearances on behalf of agriculture and Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation......

Yelverton receives Excellence in Leadership Award from Farm Bureau JACKSON – The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation’s Excellence in Leadership Award for 2015 goes to Doug Yelverton of Lowndes County. Yelverton’s love of agriculture began early in his life. “I was working on a master’s degree......

Tabbs win the statewide Young Farmer Achievement Award JACKSON – William and Cala Tabb of Eupora, Mississippi, won the Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award presented by the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation at the recent statewide convention held in Jackson. The Tabbs run a row......

Bobby Shows receives Friend of Agriculture award from Farm Bureau JACKSON – The 2015 Friend of Agriculture Award goes to Representative Bobby Shows of Ellisville.  Representative Shows has been a staunch advocate for agriculture in the Mississippi Legislature since his election in 1992. He is......

Fielder receives Farm Bureau’s Farm Woman of the Year award JACKSON – Christine Fielder from Yalobusha County is the 2015 recipient of the Farm Woman of the Year award presented by the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation. Christine and her husband Billy Dean run a commercial......