Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation
Agricultural News and Information
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.
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.