Ferris Farms wins stewardship award

Published 2:50 pm Monday, February 14, 2011

Ferris Farms of Warren County won the State Outstanding Livestock Environmental Stewardship Award through the Mississippi Association of Conservation District Annual Meeting.

The farm first had to qualify on county and area levels before being one of four farms in the state to be considered for the award.

The farm is located in south Warren County and is owned and operated by Martha Ferris Kostmayer, Kos Kostmayer and Bill Tomlinson. It won on the basis of conditions for livestock and natural environment, according to a news release from the association.

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