Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

Katie Farms' Owners to Speak at Miss. State

Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

Katie Farms' Owners to Speak at Miss. State

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The owners of a farm in Coker that raises registered Scottish Highland cattle will be among the guest speakers at this week's annual Nestle Purina Human Animal Bond Week activities at Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine.

Jon Fleenor and Margaret Purcell of Katie Farms will speak at noon Wednesday at the Starkville campus. Their presentation, "Operating the Small Family Farm," will focus on how the human-

animal bond exists in many forms on their farming operation in Coker.

Each fall, MSU's College of Veterinary Medicine hosts a series of lectures to celebrate the unique relationship between animals and humans. This year the free noon lectures, which are open to the public, will be at the Wise Center. They will be held today through Thursday.

Katie Farms was started in 2007 and sells its produce to local restaurants. It also sells its jellies, jams and preserves in the Tuscaloosa Farmers Cooperative, four Piggly Wiggly stores in Tuscaloosa Countyand two Piggly Wiggly stores in Birmingham. …

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