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MS State Fair and Livestock Show!

Mark your calendars for the 2021 MISSISSIPPI STATE FAIR LIVESTOCK SHOW SCHEDULE! Thursday, October 7, 2021 1:00 – 6:00 p.m.​Stall and pen assignments for early arriving lambs, steers, and breeding cattle (All stall and pen assignments to be made by show management) 1:00 p.m.​Scales open for weighing market lambs, wether dams, market hair sheep, market…

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Mississippi Farmers Market

Had a great time promoting fresh #genuinems produce at our farmers markets on Supertalk with Rebecca Turner! Y’all support our local farmers and shop at your local Farmers Market. The Mississippi Farmers Market will be bustling on Saturday from 8 to 1. To find your local market visit https://www.mdac.ms.gov/…/farmers…/markets-mississippi/  

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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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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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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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Here’s some good news for your Saturday: Following conclusion of the 2019 Dixie National Rodeo, Agriculture and Commerce Commissioner Andy Gipson announced that ticket sales for the rodeo grossed $926,000, setting an all-time record and beating the prior record by 7.5 percent. This amount does not include Dixie National Rodeo sponsorships of over $200,000, putting…

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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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Lab Grown Meat Interview

In case you missed it, here’s the link to my interview today on our fight against fake meat. This ran on WLBT and Fox 40 News. Share for your friends . Let’s keep our meat 🥩 #GenuineMS! With my friend Andy Berry of the Cattlemens Association. Whether you are a cattleman or a consumer, you…

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