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High School Academy Grows Farmers and Futures

Wingfield Ag Academy introduces city students to all aspects of agribusiness, including three school gardens in which they can work and learn.

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This Mississippi Man Has Mastered Active Retirement

Meet retired Extension agent Harvin Hudson, who is still impacting his community through his volunteer work and vegetable production.

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A Modern One-Room Schoolhouse

Located on a family farm in Purvis, the Country Schoolhouse raises more than crops and livestock – they’re raising ag education.

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Brussel’s Bonsai: Where Art and Horticulture Meet

Brussel’s Bonsai of Olive Branch, Mississippi, is the largest bonsai nursery in the United States, shipping orders across the nation.

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Mary Mahoney’s Signature Seafood

Historic Biloxi restaurant creates authentic Southern experience in one of America’s oldest homes, serving delicious seafood cuisine.

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Farmers Utilizing Mississippi’s Mental Health Resources

The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation encourages farmers and rural residents to utilize state’s mental health resources.

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What Do Millennials Bring to the Ag Industry?

Despite negative perception, millennials bring much to the table, including prioritizing conservation and sustainability.

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Go Inside Mantachie High School’s Award-Winning Ag Program

Students in the ag program plant and harvest their own sorghum, then process and sell it, among other agricultural endeavors.

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Meet Cindy Lavender

Meet Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation’s Membership Clerk, Cindy Lavender.

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Meet Kristie Droge

Learn more about MSFB staff member Kristie Droge.