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Claiborne County Beef Cattle Farmer Advocates for Agriculture

After serving as a county commissioner, Charles Shorts ventured into agritourism and has joined and fully embraced the ag community.

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Recognizing the Importance of Farmers

Without agriculture and farmers, our nation would starve and our economy would struggle. Often, consumers think of overalls, straw hats

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.

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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.

Ask a Farmer – McCaughn

Ask a Farmer: Advice for Young People

Senator Tyler McCaughn gives advice for young people who want to be agricultural leaders.

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Carter Cousins Continue Family Legacy

The Rolling Fork-based Carter family remains devoted to their agricultural roots through the years while adapting some new practices.

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Angus herd with heifer in foreground

Mississippi Farmers are Fighting the Good Fight

In an evolving industry, who holds the future? Young farmers and ranchers carry on the good work of agriculture into the next generation.


Why Attend Farm Bureau Events?

A farmer answers a question about why it is important for members to attend Farm Bureau sponsors events, like annual conventions.