Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation
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Smith named Farm Bureau Ambassador for 2012

JACKSON – Alan Smith of Picayune has been named Farm Bureau Ambassador for 2012. 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.


The Mississippi 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

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