Latest News - Jun 21, 2024

Southern AgCredit Stockholders Re-Elect Directors Bell and Eubanks

Stockholders of Southern AgCredit recently re-elected Bryan “Scott” Bell of Lena, Mississippi, and Charles “Allen” Eubanks of Lucedale, Mississippi, to the lending cooperative’s board of directors. They will each serve three-year terms.

Bell is the owner/operator of Bell Livestock, Inc., and serves on the board of directors of Bell Farms, Inc.  Both corporations are cattle, poultry, and row crop operations in Scott and Leake counties, Mississippi. Bell is a contract grower with Koch Foods of Mississippi and has been in farming for over 25 years.  He serves on the Farm Credit Council, Tenth District Stockholder’s Advisory Committee, Farm Credit Bank of Texas’ Tenth District Farm Credit Council and is also an alderman for the town of Lena, Mississippi. He graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in poultry science.

Eubanks is the owner/operator of Eubanks Produce, Inc., Melon Acres, LLC, Eubanks Land Company, LLC, Double AJ Packers, LLC, Charlie’s U-Pik, LLC and Eubanks Family Ranch.  He started Eubanks Produce, Inc. in 1992 upon graduation from Mississippi State University, where he majored in agribusiness. He is on the board of directors of George County Co-op and the Gulf Coast Watermelon Association.

Southern AgCredit’s 2025 Nominating Committee consists of the following stockholders: Timothy Clements, Delta Region; Alan Ezelle, Central Region; Kati Crager, Southern Region; Thomas Wade and J. Blake McCartney, Louisiana Region.          

“We’re grateful to have tenured directors at Southern AgCredit who truly care about the success of our Association and the success of agriculture in Mississippi and Louisiana.  Scott and Allen have done an excellent job of serving the members that they represent, and I am excited to continue our working relationship for another three years,” said Phillip Morgan, Southern AgCredit chief executive officer.

The complete Southern AgCredit 10-member board includes Mississippi directors Reggie Allen of Brookhaven, Bryan “Scott” Bell of Lena, Lonnie “Gene” Boykin of Rolling Fork, Steven “Steve” Dockens of Ocean Springs, Charles “Allen” Eubanks of Lucedale, Jonathan Hollingshead of Flora, Larry W. Killebrew of Lexington, and Kevin Rhodes of Pelahatchie; and Louisiana directors Loyd Dodson of Haughton and John “Paul” Johns, Jr. of Jonesboro.