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Farm Bureau holds annual meeting

The Mississippi Farm Bureau recently presented awards at its annual meeting. Longtime cattle and row crop farmer from Clay County and eighth president of the Mississippi Farm Bureau David Waide was named the winner of Farm Bureau’s Distinguished Service Award for 2010. Waide served 14 years as Farm Bureau president and led the organization through many challenging periods including the ...

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Knight takes over at FBF

Long-time leader Waide says he is going back home to tend to family issues and his ranch For the first time since 1996, David Waide is not the president of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation. At their annual meeting last week, Farm Bureau members elected Rankin County dairy farmer Randy Knight, 48, to succeed Waide, who did not seek another ...

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Waide sitting out 2011 races

For most of 2010, David Waide’s name came up in any conversation about candidates for statewide office in 2011. Waide, immediate past president of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation, extinguished that speculation last week when he told the crowd at Farm Bureau’s annual meeting that he would not seek any office in 2011. “I’m going back home,” Waide, who had ...

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Hosemann handed 118,000 signatures

JACKSON — One hundred nineteen thousand signatures of registered Mississippi voters landed at Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s office last Thursday morning. They all oppose government taking private property and handing it to another private person. If Hosemann’s office certifies the signatures as belonging to people who are registered to vote in Mississippi, voters will decide the issue in ...

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Writer: David Waide has short-term memory loss

Editor, I read with interest the article on David Waide, the current president of the Mississippi Farm Bureau, and the bill for eminent domain in the June 14 issue.  In there, Mr. Waide states, “I don’t remember an issue that’s ever been like this.  I think this has galvanized everybody.”  Mr. Waide must certainly remember his successful attempt at blocking ...

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Waide: Petition drive is ‘on schedule’

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 doing well,” said David Waide, ...

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