Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation
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Greg Gibson, Coordinator
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Vanderslice chosen as Miss Farm Bureau

JACKSON - Katie Vanderslice of Starkville, MS, was crowned 2009 Miss Farm Bureau – Mississippi at the organization’s annual meeting held in Jackson. The twenty-one year old poultry science major at Mississippi State University edged out six other contestants for the crown.

Vanderslice represented Jones County in the pageant. She will now be a spokesperson for Farm Bureau throughout the next year. She received a $2000 scholarship for winning the event.



The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation is the state's largest general farm organization with more than 225,000 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

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