Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Cindy Hyde-Smith and fourth generation farmer Robert Naron have been honored by the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation for their service to agriculture.
Hyde-Smith, a family livestock farmer in Lincoln County and former state senator and chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, was presented the organization’s highest honor, its Distinguished Service Award.
Naron, a fourth generation Bolivar County farmer, was named recipient of the Excellence in Leadership Award for his service to Farm Bureau, agriculture, and community.
The awards were presented at the organization’s annual meeting.
Delta Farm Press