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The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum Foundation and Southern AgCredit present the popular, Knoxville-based, Americana band, The Black Lillies, at the inaugural “Raising the Barn” outdoor benefit concert on June 12 with local band Southern Grass performing as the opening act….. MORE
On April 23, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® presents Built to Amaze! presented Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Cindy Hyde-Smith with a golden hard hat and a $500 contribution as the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum begins the process of re-building and improving the campus following last November’s fire that destroyed the Children’s Barnyard, along with the Veterinary Infirmary and maintenance shop…… MORE
Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith announced that the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) is currently offering a cost-share program for Mississippi organic producers and handlers receiving initial certification or continuation of certification by a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) accredited certifying agent…… MORE
Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith announced that the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) is now accepting proposals for USDA’s Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP). MDAC will submit qualifying proposals to USDA on the applicant’s behalf….. MORE
The Mississippi Famers Market invites shoppers to get a jump start on spring gardening at this Saturday’s “Lettuce Garden” event. Activities for this exciting and educational day at the market will take place during regular market hours from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m….. MORE
Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Cindy Hyde-Smith announced approval by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the use of sulfoxaflor (CAS Reg. No. 946578-00-3) on grain sorghum in Mississippi…… MORE
The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce is hosting a workshop for farmers markets and fruit and vegetable growers who are interested in becoming Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) authorized retailers at farmers markets throughout Mississippi….. MORE
The opportunity for farmers market managers, staff, volunteers and board members to learn strategies for effectively managing a farmers market is being made available through a Farmers Market Manager Workshop on April 1 in Jackson, Miss. This workshop is funded by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce…. MORE
The Mississippi Egg Marketing Board is seeking artists, both professional and amateur, to submit a decorative Easter egg that represents the State of Mississippi and our culture. The chosen egg will be presented to First Lady Deborah Bryant during the Easter season. …. MORE
The Mississippi Farmers Market will kick off the 2015 shopping season this Saturday, January 31, with a selection of cold-weather crops. …. MORE
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