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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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From Taiwan to Mississippi

What a great privilege to welcome to Mississippi our dear friends from Taiwan including Director General Robert Lo of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston. Mississippi and Taiwan are great allies and agricultural trade partners and we plan to grow our relationship going forward. I was glad to pin a “GenuineMS” lapel pin…

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Agriculture Day

Appreciate Gov. Tate Reeves proclaiming Agriculture Day in Mississippi, as part of National Ag Week. Read more about it and get details on our new Mississippi school and community garden initiatives at https://agnet.mdac.ms.gov/msMarkets/uploads/867.pdf. Join me this morning on SuperTalk Mississippi, the Paul Gallo show at 8:05 a.m. for some Ag and Commerce news and updates.

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MS AG WORKS

Today we launched MS Ag Works, a new online portal to connect Mississippi farmers and ranchers with workers to help keep Mississippi agriculture strong! Press Release: Commissioner Andy Gipson announced the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce is launching MS AgWorks, a new online employment portal dedicated to connecting Mississippi farmers and ranchers with potential…

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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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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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Spring Farm Days!

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…

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Dixie National Celebrates Lecile Harris

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…

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Are y’all ready for an old fashioned Barn Raising?

Are y’all ready for an old fashioned Barn Raising? Big day tomorrow for Mississippi children as we break ground on the new Children’s Barn and prepare to return the animals to the Ag Museum this Fall. Here’s our Media Advisory. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND COMMERCE ANDY GIPSON COMMISSIONER MEDIA ADVISORY For January…

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