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Making the Best of the Picnic Season

With July being National Picnic Month, this is a great time to enjoy summer and the beauty she brings—blossoming flowers, ripe fruits, and bright skies. To get started, all you need is a blanket or quilt—or a table if you prefer. While the world is battling the COVID-19 pandemic and with health officials recommending that […]

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Mississippi’s Dairy Farms Rely on Rich Heritage

Everyone knows that “milk does a body good.” Dairy foods contain nine essential nutrients that are important for building strong bones and healthy bodies. Dairy foods are great sources of protein and calcium for people in all walks of life, including adults, seniors and athletes. Just one 8-ounce serving of milk has 8 grams of […]

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Mississippi “Has the Meats”

Some meat processing plants in the Midwest were closed, at least temporarily, because their workers have been exposed to the new coronavirus. There are rising concerns that there could soon be shortages of beef, pork and poultry in supermarkets across the nation. On Thursday, May 7, Commissioner Andy Gispon talked about our food sources. He […]

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Taylor Power Systems Meets All Generator Needs

Taylor Power Systems is a part of The Taylor Group of Companies and was established by W. A. Taylor Jr. in 1986 to distribute industrial engines and manufacture generator sets. Today Taylor Power Systems is a premier, made in Mississippi, generator manufacturer and servicer. Located in Clinton, Mississippi, they design, engineer, manufacture, and service generators […]

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Genuine MS Podcast Episode 9: Mississippi on the Mooove

Genuine MS podcast, Episode 9: “Mississippi on the Mooove”, explores the dairy industry in the Magnolia State. Our guests today tell you, dairy farming is not just a job, it is a way of life. Cows must be milked every day, several times a day, even on holidays. Farmers in this industry work hard, but […]

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Genuine MS Podcast Episode 8: Leaders in the Field

Genuine MS podcast, Episode 8, Leaders in the Field is focusing on producers who bring Mississippi to the leading edge of technology. From all-natural, plant-based bio-remediation and erosion control products, to custom manufactured agriculture equipment, to molecular container systems for palletized cargo, we are genuinely blessed to have these producers in this state. Each of […]

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Genuine MS Podcast Episode 7: Sugar and Spice and Southern Delights

There is something to be said about foods with a Southern flair. Whether it’s our sweet desserts made from recipes handed-down for generations or the secret ingredients we use to flavor our food. This episode features three Genuine MS Crafted members, Mary Jennifer Russell owner of Sugaree’s in New Albany, Joan Anderson owner of C.J.’s […]

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Genuine MS Podcast Episode 6: Reelin’ It In

Episode 6, Reelin’ It In, delves into Mississippi’s catfish industry. While the Mississippi Delta is dubbed the “Catfish Capital of the World,” the state is #1 in catfish production in the country. Commissioner Gipson explores topics pertaining to the catfish industry with farmers and experts as they share their stories and experiences with listeners. Guests […]

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