Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation
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Farm Bureau honors Bryant with Friend of Agriculture Award
Jackson – The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation presented its
Friend of Agriculture Award to Lieutenant Governor Phil Bryant of Brandon.
In November, he was elected to be the next Governor of Mississippi and
will take office in January.
“Phil Bryant has been an advocate for agriculture in his role in
the Mississippi Legislature,” said Farm Bureau President Randy Knight.
“We hope that this support will continue during his years as the
Mississippi’s Chief Executive.”
“Farm Bureau has always been an advocate for agriculture and I’ve
depended upon them for many years for information that will help the farmers
of this state,” said Bryant.
Bryant served as the 2008 Honorary Chairman of the Republican Lieutenant
Governor’s Association and is a past president of the Mississippi
Republican Elected Officials Association. He currently serves on the National
Lt. Governor’s Association Executive Committee as the Southern Region
Republican at Large member.
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.