AG Blog

Project – Phase 2

Phase 2, Mulching: Looking better but not done, but we can imagine the hardwoods putting on leaves, and growing native grass: big and little bluestem, indiangrass, switchgrass, and a few native wildflowers we are planting on the open ridges and in bottoms.

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My Project

I have never been one to shy away from a good project, especially one on the farm for making memories with the kids. This year brings a long awaited project for the Gipson family: Clearing the pine timber off a section of our property, leaving the hardwoods and planting native Mississippi prairie grass in the…

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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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Fake Meat Update

Full house at the House Agriculture Committee meeting today. The committee passed H.B. 793 which would prohibit cell cultured, plant based, or insect based products from being labeled as meat. Call and ask your legislature member to support this legislation.  

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Your Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce

Friends, I made it official by qualifying earlier this month, and I, Andy Gipson, ask for your continued support and your vote to further the work we’ve already begun since I took office as your Republican Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce. I am a conservative Republican; a proven hard worker with a strong record of…

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#GenuineMS

Below is an article I recently penned, that was published just last week in the Mississippi Association of Supervisors statewide magazine. For all our Mississippians who live in the country like us, I felt you might like to read it, too. Thanks, Andy G. GRATEFUL TO SERVE AS YOUR AG AND COMMERCE COMMISSIONER ​It was…

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I ask for your vote!

For the fourth time during my career in public service, I made the trip to our Mississippi Republican Party headquarters to qualify to serve the good people of Mississippi, the best state in the country. I’m seeking your continued support to serve as Mississippi’s proven, experienced conservative Republican Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce. Let’s keep…

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Trade between Mississippi and India

Big plans for the New Year! In just two weeks, Gov. Bryant, Glenn McCullough Jr., I and other Mississippi officials will welcome the newly appointed Consul General of India to Mississippi. India is the world’s fastest growing country, soon to overtake China in population. It is also the world’s most populous democracy, a nuclear power and…

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Wild Hogs

Wild hogs are a nuisance in all 82 counties of Mississippi. Earlier today we hosted a meeting of the Beaver and Wild Hog Control Advisory Board. Attendees today included legislative leaders Chairmen Bill Pigott and Scott Bounds, the Mississippi Department of Agriculture, Mississippi Farm Bureau, Mississippi State University Extension Service, the Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries and…

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Some Thoughts About Our Legislature and The Legislative Session.

Some Thoughts About Our Legislature and The Legislative Session. It’s hard to believe, but the 2019 legislative session will be here before we know it. As we head into Christmastime, we should remember to thank our local legislators, our Mississippi House and Senate members. Right now they are balancing the holidays with preparing to spend…

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