AG Blog

Ag Commissioner Gipson Elected President of the Southern U.S. Trade Association

Honored to be serving in this new role to further promote Mississippi’s greatest industry! Ag Commissioner Gipson Elected President of the Southern U.S. Trade Association JACKSON, Miss. – Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson was elected to serve as President of the Southern U.S. Trade Association. SUSTA works cooperatively with the United States Department…

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Statement regarding another hack job – this time on the meat supply

My statement on the news of yet another hack job – this time on meat supply. Like the cyberattack on a petroleum pipeline last month, the cyberattack on JBS, one of the world’s largest meat processors, and its temporary shutdown of operations illustrates the vulnerability of our global meat supply to these types of terrorism….

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New Trade Mart to Host Mississippi’s Largest-Ever Outdoor Show; Coliseum to Host Concert in Conjunction with August Event

Attention all Mississippi wildlife, outdoor and country music enthusiasts! New Trade Mart to Host Mississippi’s Largest-Ever Outdoor Show; Coliseum to Host Concert in Conjunction with August Event The first annual Mississippi Ag & Outdoor Expo, the largest outdoor show to ever be held in Mississippi, will be held August 6-8, 2021, at the new Mississippi…

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Conservative Leadership Matters.

Conservative Leadership Matters. If you’re like me, you’ve been concerned about President Joe Biden’s executive gun control orders. It’s a reminder why conservative Mississippi leadership and state policy is crucial. This photo was taken April 15, 2016: Barack Obama was President and threatening to ban certain types of common ammunition by executive order. I was…

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GIPSON: Worker Shortages Threaten Commerce, Supply and Distribution Chains

“America, let’s all get back to work.” Read my article published today, in Y’all Politics, on what I believe is one of the gravest threats America faces in the near future: Worker Shortages Threaten Commerce, Supply and Distribution Chains by Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson https://yallpolitics.com/…/worker-shortages-threaten…/

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Emergency Road and Bridge Repair Bill

A huge thanks to the Mississippi Legislature for passing SB 2825! In addition to modernizing Mississippi’s transportation enforcement by transferring authority to the Highway Patrol, the bill includes $89 million in additional funding for the Emergency Road and Bridge Repair Fund. Let’s keep Agriculture and Commerce rolling in Mississippi!

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Mississippi Egg Marketing Board Presents Mustard Seed Easter Eggs to First Lady Reeves

Honored to be part of this very special event today, hosted at the Governor’s Mansion with First Lady Elee Reeves. Some very special young people crafted these beautiful Easter eggs. Mississippi Egg Marketing Board Presents Mustard Seed Easter Eggs to First Lady Reeves JACKSON, Miss. – Today, the Mississippi Egg Marketing Board hosted an Easter…

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MS Agriculture Youth Council

I am super excited to be launching the new Mississippi Agriculture Youth Council! Details below. Share this with Junior students who are fired up about Mississippi Agriculture! Our young people ARE our State’s future. The goal of this Council, comprised of youth leaders from around the state, is to provide students interested in the agriculture…

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Shop your local farmer’s market!

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,…

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ATP Trade Expansion Program to Benefit Mississippi Producers

We have some very exciting news to share today regarding our new #GenuineMS agricultural trade expansion initiative. For the next three years we have developed and are rolling out a strategic plan to promote Mississippi’s commodities, including for the first time, our southern yellow pine. You can read our full Press Release below: STATE OF…

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