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Mississippi Ag Museum to Host Old Fashioned Country Fair

07/03/2014
The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum invites you to take a step back in time for the first annual Old Fashioned Country Fair on July 5, 2014. The festivities will take place from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. as Small Town, Mississippi, comes to life with this spectacular, Independence Day themed celebration....MORE


Commissioner Hyde-Smith Secures Needed Insecticide for Grain Sorghum Producers

06/23/2014
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 sorghum in Mississippi. This specific exemption will aid in controlling the sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari), which is a destructive pest that can cause damage to the grain sorghum crop....MORE


Mississippi Fair Commission Selects New Executive Director

06/16/2014
The Mississippi Fair Commission Board and Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, Cindy Hyde-Smith, announced today that Rick Reno will become the new Executive Director of the Mississippi Fair Commission....MORE


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Proposed Regulations

Citizens can review the proposed regulations and offer input on all proposed rules. To contact our office please call 1.800.551.1830 or 601.359.1100.

Mississippi Accountability & Transparency Act

Transparency in Mississippi Government is a concerted effort to provide visibility, openness, and accessibility to state government financial activity for Mississippi taxpayers as mandated by the State Legislature. As part of our continuing effort to set new standards for transparency and accountability in state government, you can view a variety of financial data. » MORE.


About the Commissioner

The Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce

Mississippi welcomes Cindy Hyde-Smith as the newly elected Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce. To learn more about her.... » More
                  

Mississippi Agriculture Snapshot

Commissioner ReceIves Distinguished Service Award

Commissioner Hyde-Smith honored with Distinguished Service Award during the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation’s annual membership meeting in December.... » More

Mississippi Market Bulletin

Mississippi Market Bulletin

Your best source for information, equipment, plants and seeds and anything related to Mississippi Agriculture. Read an issue or learn how to advertise. » More

Mississippi Agriculture Snapshot

Mississippi Agriculture Snapshot

Agriculture is Mississippi’s number one industry, employing approximately 30% of the state’s work force either directly or indirectly. » More

Online Services

Online Services and Mobile Apps

Download mobile apps for farmers market, state fair, and Dixie National Rodeo. You can also select online services to make payments online, purchase Market Bulletin subscriptions, pay various fees and fines, and renew or obtain new permits and licenses... » More

Market Development

Market Development

The Market Development Division is dedicated to promoting and heightening the public's awareness of Mississippi 's agriculture commodities and the farmers and ranchers who produce them. » More

Mississippi Coliseum & State Fair Grounds

Mississippi Coliseum and State Fairgrounds

Find more information on the State Fair, Concerts, Livestock Shows, Rodeos, Conventions & other events. » More

Mississippi Farmers Market

Mississippi Farmers Market

The Mississippi Farmers Market in Jackson is the place to go for the freshest fruits and vegetables that are grown across our great state. The Mississippi Farmers Market is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays from 8 am until 2 pm. » More

Mississippi Agri-Tourism

Mississippi AgriTourism

For information about all U-Pick Operations, Farmers' Markets, Agricutural Meetings, and Festivals as well as a list of all farms that are open for onsite visits. » More

Agriculture and Forestry Museum

Discover Mississippi's proud agricultural legacy as you step back in time. Near one of the busiest intersections in Jackson, Mississippi you can park your vehicle, walk across a rustic bridge, and enter a bygone era. » More

 
Mississippi Market Maker

Mississippi Market Maker

The program assists Mississippi agricultural producers in finding markets for their commodities and in providing an important link between producers and consumers. » More

Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Links fresh vegetable farmers with customers. Learn more about how it expands farmers markets, increase consumption of fresh, nutritious fruits and vegetables, and how it provides benefits to low-income, nutritionally at-risk women, infants and children. » More

GIS Remote Sensing Project

GIS Remote Sensing Project

Through a cooperative program between the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) and the National Agricultural Statistics Services (NASS), Mississippi cropland maps are now available online. » More

Keep Mississippi Beautiful

Honor or remember someone dear to you by becoming a sponsor of the "Avenue of Magnolias" project. » More