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Close up portrait of playful purebred border collie dog playing outdoors in the city park. Adorable puppy enjoying a sunny day in the nature

Call for Submissions: Farm Dog Photo Contest

We’re on the hunt for the best farm dogs around! We want to see your good ole boys and girls who help out around the farm and give them the spotlight.

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Young Farmers Embrace Social Media

Social media presents opportunities for agriculture – and young farmers are leading the charge, using platforms to educate, promote and push for policy.

Farmer girl in corn field

Endlessly Essential: Recognizing American Farmers

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, farmers have proven to be among the essential workers our country relies upon for everyday necessities.

Lee County Tree Farm ©Journal Communications/Justin Kase Conder

Farm Facts: Christmas Trees

Nothing quite beats the smell of a live Christmas tree. Just a whiff of the pungent needles instantly transports you


Discover the Historic Newton Depot

This historic train station has been repurposed and transformed into a beautiful, rustic event venue for the community to enjoy.

Farmer in field

Keeping Farmers Resilient and Connected

Mental health is especially important for farmers and others in the ag industry, when trying times add stressors – but resources are available.

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Jackson-Based Farmer of the Year Shares His Passion For Farming

Fourth-generation farmer Primus Wheeler raises cattle, hogs, goats and several crops with his wife on Jubilee Ranch in Jackson.

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MFBF Staff Spotlight: Lee Thorne

Meet Lee Thorne, Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation’s Deputy General Counsel and Public Policy Coordinator.

8 Farm Facts About Grain Sorghum

How much do you know about sorghum (or milo), one of the most versatile (and lesser known) grains that is grown in America today?

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The Faces Behind Mississippi Stockyards

Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of three Mississippi cattle stockyards and hear the stories of the people and families who run them.