Posts Tagged ‘Farm Bureau’

Union Church farmer McCormick wins Miss. Farm Bureau presidency

Voting by county Farm Bureau delegates to the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation’s annual meeting Monday ended with election of Mike McCormick, a 52-year-old cow-calf and timber farmer from Jefferson County, as the tenth president of the MFBF. McCormick, who raises cattle and timber on a 1,200-acre farm near Union Church , beat out incumbent Randy […] [...]

Extension taps Loper

Randy Loper has been selected to lead the newly christened Extension Center for Technology Outreach, formerly the Department of Computer Applications and Services, at Mississippi State University’s Extension Service. Loper has served as the interim head since July 2010. Loper received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from MSU in computer science. He began his career […] [...]

Read June 11, 2012 issue of the MBJ

>> EATON AEROSPACE Material not intentionally withheld, two lawyers fired— By Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >> IRBY IS STATE’S NEWEST BILLION DOLLAR COMPANY The 86-year-old Jackson company opened its new $6 million sales center and corporate headquarters last week— by Ted Carter >> STATE SAW RECESSION IN 2011 Negative GDP blamed— by […] [...]

Eminent domain appeal window unclear

On Oct. 22, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann certified that Farm Bureau’s petition to eliminate the use of eminent domain for private development had enough signatures for the initiative to appear on the statewide ballot in 2011. Hosemann’s certification amounts to an administrative ruling, and if Mississippi’s rules for administrative appeals apply, any legal challenge […] [...]

Waide: Petition drive is ‘on schedule’

by Published: June 13,2010

Tags: David Waide, eminent domain, Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau has been leading the charge to get the issue on the statewide ballot since 2009 It has been several months since the effort to get eminent domain on the 2011 statewide ballot started, and the head of the organization spearheading the movement is confident the required number of signatures is within reach. “We’re […] [...]

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