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March 14 Proclaimed Ag Day in Mississippi

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson was joined by Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation President Mike McCormick, Mississippi Senate Agriculture Chairman Billy Hudson and Mississippi House of Representatives Agriculture Chairman Bill Pigott as Governor Phil Bryant signed a proclamation declaring March 14, 2019, as Agriculture Day in the State of Mississippi. “I appreciate Governor Bryant […]

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Make This Christmas REAL – Buy a Genuine MS Christmas Tree

As the holidays approach, Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson and the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) encourages those celebrating the holidays to make this Christmas ‘real’ by purchasing a live Mississippi Christmas tree. The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce has made it easy for shoppers to find the perfect Mississippi […]

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Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson Announces New State Branding Program

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson announced the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce’s new state branding program, Genuine MS, to the public today at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum. Gipson kicked off the Genuine MS launch by showing a short video that explained the program through the eyes of the four inaugural […]

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Genuine Fun at the Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Museum

Looking to Unplug & Rediscover? Take a step back in time to a life in a small 1920’s Mississippi town at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum. Visitors can also explore the exhibits in the Heritage Center discovering the important role that agriculture plays in our live and how it has shaped the economy of our […]

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Mississippi Farmers Market

The Mississippi Farmers Market is a great source of locally Grown, Raised and Crafted Mississippi products. From the seasonal produce to dairy, meats and eggs, you know that when you shop at the Mississippi Farmers Market, you are purchasing ‘Genuine’ Mississippi. Food purchased at the Market travels travels on average around 62 miles. Now that’s […]

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