AG Blog

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Mississippi Farm Marketplace

Farmers statewide can now register at no cost to sell direct to consumers during the growing season, through the Mississippi Farm Marketplace! As an online service to Mississippi Farmers and Consumers, we founded the Mississippi Farm Marketplace where producers can list all types of agricultural products and foods for sale directly to consumers. Farmers can…

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Genuine Mississippi Local Food Supply, Part 1. In the midst of what is shaping up to be a global food shortage, our #GenuineMS local food initiative is more important than ever. I encourage you to support our local farmers, local businesses, buy local food, use local processors. Mississippi farmers and ranchers are feeling the pain…

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MDAC to Host International Trade Seminar in Biloxi

The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce will host an international trade seminar for companies interested in learning more about export resources and assistance through the Southern U.S. Trade Association (SUSTA) on Monday, May 9, at 1:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Bolton Building in Biloxi, Mississippi. “This seminar is a great opportunity for…

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Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson to Address Pearl River County Cattlemen’s Association

Join me in Pearl River County tomorrow night for this exciting announcement! Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson to Address Pearl River County Cattlemen’s Association Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson will address the Pearl River County Cattlemen’s Association on Tuesday, April 12, at the Mississippi State University MAFES –White Sands Unit in Poplarville. The program…

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Mississippi Egg Marketing Board Easter Egg Presentation

Thank you First Lady of Mississippi Elee Reeves for hosting our friends at Mustard Seed for the Mississippi Egg Marketing Board Annual Easter Egg Presentation. This is always such a special day for everyone! This year’s egg design theme was the museums of Mississippi! Thanks again.

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We are so excited about all our internship and externship programs, and this year we are proud to be working with Jessica Everett, our excellent Graduate Extern from Newton County! March 30, 2022 JACKSON, Miss. – Today, Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson recognized Mississippi College School of Law (MC Law) student Jessica Everett…

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