Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation
Agricultural News and Information
Greg Gibson, Coordinator
Public Relations / Multimedia
1-800-227-8244 ext. 4154
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.
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 www.msfb.com.