Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation
Agricultural News and Information
Martin wins Farm Bureau Ambassador Contest
JACKSON – Molly Martin of Mendenhall has been named Farm Bureau
Ambassador for 2013. The Farm Bureau Ambassador program identifies young
leaders who can use their advantages to tell the farm story. It is also
designed to enlighten and inform the public that agriculture as a career
is alive and productive. The Ambassador will make selected appearances
on behalf of agriculture and Farm Bureau.
A $2,000 scholarship is awarded to a male or female recipient attending
any Mississippi four-year college or university or community college.
A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the first alternate. Scholarships
are through the Mississippi Farm Bureau Women’s Program. Competitor
must have completed at least one full year of college courses and must
maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0.
Farm Bureau Federation is the state's largest general farm
organization with more than 197,000 member-families statewide. There
are Farm Bureaus in all 82 counties in Mississippi
where agriculture comprises a fundamental part of
Mississippi 's economy.
Headquartered in Jackson
, the federation is an independent, non-profit agricultural
organization and is not associated with any arm of the government.
For more information about Farm Bureau, visit our website at www.msfb.org.