As Mississippi’s farmers market season is upon us, it is a great time to remember we can build our own natural immunity by eating fresh healthy foods high in Vitamin C, D, complex B vitamins, and zinc. In addition to making you healthier your body will be better equipped to fight off colds and viruses,…Read More
We are excited to once again be hosting our Annual Spring Farm Days at the Mississippi Ag Museum this Thursday through Saturday!! For many of you, this will be your family’s first opportunity to see our all new Children’s Barnyard with all our farm animals! Details below. The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum is hosting…Read More
Today the Mississippi House overwhelmingly passed House Bill 1439, a bill that would gradually phase out the state income tax. The 308 page bill also increases state sales tax by an additional 2.5 percent on essentially all retail purchases in Mississippi, making the default sales tax rate 9.5 percent and increasing sales tax rates on…Read More
“The right to keep and bear arms … shall not be infringed…” This is an important update about your rights to carry a weapon to protect yourself and your family in Mississippi. No state agency should be able to strip your rights to lawfully carry, especially as an instructor-certified concealed carry permit holder. Very soon…Read More
Dixie National Celebrates the Life of Longtime Rodeo Performer Lecile Harris with Memorial Processional at State Fairgrounds JACKSON, Miss. – Today, Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson announced the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce will host a memorial processional for the late Lecile Harris, professional rodeo clown and longtime performer at the Dixie…Read More
"Agriculture is Mississippi’s number one industry. As your Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, my mission is to continue sowing the seeds of opportunity in the areas of workforce development, expansion of trade opportunities, and investment here locally in Mississippi’s agricultural industry. I am working hard every day to grow Mississippi’s agricultural economy, at the same time as investing valuable time and resources in developing the next generation of Mississippi’s future agricultural leaders. Working together, we will make sure the future of Mississippi agriculture will remain strong."
Commissioner Andy Gipson