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06-23-17 Celebrate National Catfish Day on June 25 with U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish
05-12-17 Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum Foundation Hosts Farm To Table Benefit Event
05-03-17 Cooking Channel Features Mississippi State Fair on Carnival Eats Season 4
04-11-17 Mississippi Egg Marketing Board Presents Mustard Seed Easter Eggs to
First Lady Deborah Bryant
04-05-17 MS Department of Agriculture Accepting Applications for the Specialty Crop Grant
04-03-17 Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce Hosted National Ag Day Celebration at the Farmers Market
04-03-17 MS Ag Museum Hosts Mississippi Egg Marketing Board Easter Egg Hunt
03-21-17 MS Ag Museum Officially Opens Small Town Sawmill’s New Amenities
03-15-17 MS Ag Museum Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Renovated Small Town Sawmill
03-09-17 MS Ag Museum to Come to Life During Spring Farm Days
02-06-17 Downtown Jackson Makes Way for 2017 Dixie National Parade
01-31-17 MS Department of Agriculture Accepting Applications for Federal-State
Marketing Improvement Program
01-13-17 Agriculture Commissioner Hyde-Smith Works to Protect Grain Sorghum & Cotton Producers
12-08-16 Mississippi Ag Museum Brings in Holiday Season with Country Christmas
11-07-16 Small Town, Mississippi, Comes to Life at Harvest Festival
10-19-16 Mississippi Farmers Market to Celebrate Fall Harvest
10-17-16 2016 Mississippi State Fair Sets Attendance Record
10-11-16 Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce and Mississippi Department of Education Celebrate Farm to School Week at Highland Bluff Elementary School
10-05-16 157th Mississippi State Fair Opening Ceremony
10-04-16 Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum’s Pumpkin Adventure
10-04-16 Highland Bluff Elementary School Celebrates Farm to School Week with MDAC and MDE
08-16-16 Potts Camp Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Use of Pesticide
08-15-16 Rosetti Recognized as 2016 “Top Cop” by Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
08-09-16 Agriculture Commissioner Hyde-Smith Announces National Farmers Market Week
08-08-16 Agriculture Commissioner Hyde-Smith Named to Class of the Country’s Top Outstanding Political Female Leaders
06-10-16 Agriculture Commissioner Hyde-Smith Announces Exemption That Protects Cotton Producers
06-10-16 Mississippi Farmers Market Celebrates 11 Years on High Street
06-02-16 Mississippi Farmers Market on High Street Extends Days of Operation
05-26-16 Stolen Equipment Investigation Leads to Recovery by MS Department of Agriculture
05-24-16 Ag Commissioner Hyde-Smith Announces School Garden Grant Program
05-19-16 Agricultural Promotions Bill Signed by Governor
05-12-16 Agriculture Commissioner Hyde-Smith Works to Protect Grain Sorghum Producers
04-26-16 MS Ag Museum Comes to Life at Spring Farm Days and Farm-to-Table Event
04-21-16 Ag Commissioner Hyde-Smith Announces New Farmers Market Grant Program
04-11-16 Commissioner Hyde-Smith Aims to Protect Homes from Invasive Ant Species
03-29-16 MS Department of Agriculture Accepting Applications for the Specialty Crop Grant and the Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program
03-21-16 Ag Museum Hosts Mississippi Egg Marketing Board Easter Egg Hunt
03-17-16 Mississippi Farmers Market and Galloway United Methodist Church Children’s Center Celebrate National Ag Day
02-01-16 Lee Brice to Stand-In for Tyler Farr at the 2016 Dixie National Rodeo
01-22-16 Mississippi Egg Marketing Board Seeks Artists for Easter Egg Competition
11-10-15 Small Town Comes to Life at Harvest Festival
08-18-15 Mississippi Farmers Market Transitions to Off-Season Schedule
07-31-15 Agriculture Commissioner Hyde-Smith Announces National Farmers Market Week
07-08-15 Unplug and Rediscover Old-Fashioned Fun at the Ag Museum’s Country Fair
06-02-15 First Annual Mississippi Ag and Forestry Expo to be Held at MS Ag Museum
06-02-15 Mississippi Farmers Market Celebrates 10 Years on High Street with Birthday Bash
05-28-15 Mississippi Farmers Market to Extend Days of Operation
05-12-15 Ag Museum Foundation and Southern AgCredit Announce June 12 “Raising the Barn” Outdoor Benefit Concert
04-23-15 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® presents Built to Amaze! Entertained Visitors and Made Presentation at Ag Museum
04-09-15 MS Department of Agriculture Accepting Applications for Marketing Improvement Program
03-24-15 Mississippi Farmers Market “Lettuce Garden” Event Encourages Shoppers to Begin Spring Gardening
03-23-15 Agriculture Commissioner Hyde-Smith Works to Protect Grain Sorghum Producers
03-19-15 Workshop for Fruit and Vegetable Growers interested in becoming authorized EBT retailers
03-18-15 MDAC Announces Upcoming Workshop for Farmers Market Managers
02-19-15 Ag Commissioner Brings Dixie National to Patients at Blair E. Batson
02-18-15 Mississippi Egg Marketing Board Seeks Artists for Easter Egg Competition
02-11-15 Dixie National Parade Set for February 14
02-09-15 Commissioner Hyde-Smith Continues to Protect Mississippi’s Bee Industry
02-05-15 10-Year-Old Ashland Clark Presents New Mule Harnesses to Commissioner Hyde-Smith and MS Ag Museum
01-28-15 Mississippi Farmers Market Begins 2015 Shopping Season
01-20-15 Front Porch Dance Presents Mississippi Stories in Motion- Retold to Benefit Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum
01-15-15 Cattle Theft Investigation by MS Department of Agriculture Leads to Arrests
01-14-15 Upcoming Pesticide Disposal Events Scheduled for Mississippi Farmers
12-17-14 Mississippi Farmers Market Adjusts Winter Schedule
12-11-14 Dixie National Rodeo and Livestock Show 50th Anniversary Gala Announced
11-17-14 Mississippi Ag Museum Adjusts Schedule after Fire and Seeks Assistance
11-14-14 Harvest Festival and Gingerbread Market Canceled Due to Mississippi Ag Museum Fire
11-07-14 Small Town, Mississippi, Comes to Life at Harvest Festival
10-22-14 Stolen Equipment Investigation in Holmes and Leake Counties Leads to Arrests
10-16-14 Equipment Theft Investigation by MS Department of Agriculture Leads to Recovery
10-09-14 Mississippi Ag Museum Hosts Pumpkin Picking Adventure
10-09-14 Mississippi Farm to School Week Celebration
10-07-14 Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum Holds Ribbon Cutting for the Grand Opening of Newly Renovated Nature Trail
10-02-14 Mississippi Farmers Market Transitions to New Fall Schedule
09-29-14 MDAC Launches New Mobile App to Celebrate Agritourism Month
09-26-14 Ribbon Cutting Marks Grand Opening of the 155th Mississippi State Fair & New Features on the Mississippi State Fair Mobile App
09-26-14 Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith Hosts Tour for EPA Officials
09-16-14 NASDA Members Say “Withdraw” to EPA’s Waters of the U.S. Rule
08-28-14 Mississippi Farmers Market Marks Back to School Season with Farm to School Fun
08-27-14 Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
08-22-14 Mississippi Farmers Market Transitions to Fall Schedule
08-08-14 Commissioner Hyde-Smith Announces Organic Certification Cost-Share Program
08-07-14 Commissioner Hyde-Smith Announces School Grant Program
07-02-14 Mississippi Ag Museum to Host Old Fashioned County Fair
06-23-14 Commissioner Hyde-Smith Secures Needed Insecticide for Grain Sorghum Producers
06-16-14 Mississippi Fair Commission Selects New Executive Director
06-03-14 Mississippi Farmers Market to Host 2014 Summer Kick-Off
06-02-14 Commissioner Hyde-Smith Aims to Protect Homes from Invasive Ant Species