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Commissioner Cindy Hyde-SmithCommissioner of Agriculture and Commerce

Mississippi welcomes Cindy Hyde-Smith as the newly elected Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce. » Learn more

Commissioner Receives Distinguished Service AwardCommissioner Receives Distinguished Service Award

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

#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.

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. » Mississippi Agriculture Snapshot

#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.

#Mississippi Coliseum and State Fairgrounds

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

#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 on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. » More Info.

#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 info.

#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 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 info.

#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.

#Keep Mississippi Beautiful

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

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News & Events

MS Ag Museum Officially Opens Small Town Sawmill’s New Amenities

03/21/2017

The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum officially opened the Small Town Sawmill’s new amenities to the public Thursday, March 16….. MORE

MS Ag Museum Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Renovated Small Town Sawmill

03/15/2017

The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum will host a ribbon cutting for the new amenities added to the Small Town Sawmill exhibit and provide a live demonstration of the sawmill operating….. MORE

MS Ag Museum to Come to Life During Spring Farm Days

03/09/2017

Unplug and rediscover Mississippi small town life in the 1920s during the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum’s Spring Farm Days March 15 through 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m…. MORE

Downtown Jackson Makes Way for 2017 Dixie National Parade

02/06/2017

Don your boots, chaps and cowboy hats, and gather in the streets of downtown Jackson to experience the Dixie National Parade Saturday, Feb. 11, beginning at 10:30 a.m… MORE

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. » More Info.