Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce

Mississippi welcomes Andy Gipson as the newly appointed Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce. » Learn More

ico_ms_agMississippi Agriculture Snapshot

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

#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. » Learn 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. » Learn More

#Mississippi Coliseum and State Fairgrounds

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

#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 every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. » Learn More

#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. » Learn More

#Farmers Market Nutrition Program

This program expands farmers markets, increases consumption of fresh, nutritious fruits and vegetables, and provides benefits to low-income, nutritionally at-risk women, infants and children. » Learn more

#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. » Learn more

#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. » Learn More

#Keep Mississippi Beautiful

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

#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. » Learn More

Food Safety Alerts

News & Events

MDAC Announces Upcoming Workshop for Farmers Market Managers


The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce will offer the opportunity for farmers market managers, staff, volunteers and board members to learn strategies for managing a farmers market more effectively and efficiently through a workshop.

Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum Foundation Hosts Benefit Dinner With Mississippi Chefs


Enjoy an evening under the stars and celebrate fresh, locally grown and prepared Mississippi food at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum Foundation’s 2018 Lane of Lanterns benefit dinner on April 26 from 6 to 10 p.m.

Andy Gipson Sworn In As Eighth Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce


Newly appointed Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson was sworn into office by Chief Justice William Waller, Jr. during a ceremony held at the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce earlier today.

MS Department of Agriculture and Commerce Accepting Applications for the Specialty Crop Block Grant


The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) is now accepting FY 2018 proposals for the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.

MDAC Releases Question & Answer Guide on Auxin Herbicide Compliance


The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce released a guide to help answer questions pertaining to auxin containing herbicides intended for in-crop use on 2,4-D or dicamba-tolerant cotton and soybeans.

Farm Market Prices

» View current Mississippi Farm Market Prices for CATTLE, GRAIN and CATFISH. » View historical Mississippi TIMBER prices.

Public Accountability

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.


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