Birthday Wish List
Wow, today is my Birthday and I’m excited about Christmas and the the New Year. Recently I was asked for thoughts on the upcoming Legislative Session, so consider this my Birthday List for the 2023 Session! From Commissioner Andy Gipson: As a former member myself, I greatly appreciate our Mississippi Legislature; it’s a huge job…Read More
Announcing the Release of First-Ever Book on the Unique and Meaningful History of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
Announcing the Release of First-Ever Book on the Unique and Meaningful History of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce JACKSON, Miss. – Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson announced the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) is releasing the first-ever book on the unique and meaningful history of the state agency. The…Read More
The State Fair is here!
SCHEDULE OF STATE FAIR EVENTS, Friday October 7, Saturday October 8th and Sunday October 9th! Commissioner Gipson invites everyone to attend the 163rd Mississippi State Fair and announces the schedule of Mississippi State Fair events taking place today, Friday, October 7, through Sunday, October 9, 2022. All events take place on the Mississippi State Fairgrounds.…Read More
Fake Meat is not “all that”.
American consumers are catching on that Fake Meat is not all it’s cracked up to be. As an ultraprocessed food product filled with layers of chemicals, we shouldn’t be surprised. I’m sticking with eating real meat and supporting our hardworking farmers who raise our REAL Beef, Poultry Catfish and Pork, and I encourage you to…Read More
2022 Wild Hog Control Program Application Period
Press Release Announcing the August 2022 Wild Hog Control Program Application Period! And I’ll be making a HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT next Friday at the Mississippi Ag and Outdoor Expo about the next steps to take our program to the next level statewide. Today, Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson announced that the Mississippi Department of…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