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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.

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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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  • May 18, 2020
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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.

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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.

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Spring Brings a Brighter Outlook for Farmers

As Mississippi farmers head into 2020 after a challenging 2019, the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation encourages farmers to keep an optimistic outlook.

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How is technology helping farmers?

Farmer Steven Richard Goodnight shares his thoughts on how technology has affected his farming operations and chicken houses.

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10 Farm Facts About Mississippi Catfish

With a thriving acquaculture industry, Mississippi is known for its delicious catfish and ranks No. 1 in the United States in catfish production.

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  • January 31, 2020
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