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Laws – Produce Safety

Produce Safety Rule Section 69-1-56 Passed into law in 2018 giving the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC), in cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the regulatory authority to develop and administer a Produce Safety Rule Program consistent with the requirements outlined in the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule [...]
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County Correspondents

The County Correspondents Program is to strengthen communication between the department and farmers, ranchers, and landowners across all 82 counties in Mississippi. With farmer liaisons serving as local contacts in all 82 counties, local agriculture and commerce issues can be communicated to our County Correspondents, who will then deliver the information to MDAC for responsive [...]
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About Andy Gipson, Commissioner of Agriculture & Commerce

Andy Gipson serves as Mississippi’s eighth Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce. As a farmer, lawyer, minister and former State Representative, Gipson brings rural sensibilities together with state government experience to work with all Mississippians to promote, market and strengthen agriculture and commerce in the state. “It is crucial we work together to plant and tend [...]
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Laws – Grain Dealers/Warehouses

Return to Regulatory Services - Grain Dealers and Warehouses Mississippi Grain Dealers Law Section 75-45-301 to 75-45-315   The Law requires that grain dealers engaged in the business of buying grain from producers be licensed by the Department and bonded, unless the dealer is licensed under the United States Warehouse Act. Mississippi Grain Warehouse Law Section [...]
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Employment Opportunities

Welcome to the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce “Employment Opportunities” page. We appreciate your interest in working with our agency. MDAC is recruiting for the following position(s).  The qualifications for positions with MDAC are detailed in job descriptions available through the Mississippi State Personnel Board. Please check back later for more opportunities. If you [...]
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Disclaimer

All information provided on the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce website is believed to be correct. However, no liability is assumed for errors in substance or form of any of the materials published on this website. Electronic versions of documents appearing on this site do not display the text of these documents exactly as [...]
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Privacy Policy

General: The Mississippi Department of Agriculture & Commerce maintains this website. We are committed to protecting our visitors' privacy, and recognize the need for appropriate protection and management of any personal information. This policy may be updated periodically. Except for records protected by law from disclosure, most information received in the course of doing state [...]
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Starkville Map & Directions

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Regulations – Subpart 4

Bureau of Regulatory Services These documents are in Adobe Acrobat format. To view them, you will need the Adobe Reader software, available for download here. » 01 - Retail Food Store Sanitation » 02 - Catfish Labeling » 03 - Tilapia Labeling » 04 - Egg Marketing Law Regulation » 05 - Syrup Containers Regulation [...]
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Regulations – Subpart 3

Bureau of Plant Industry These documents are in Adobe Acrobat format. To view them, you will need the Adobe Reader software, available for download here. » 01 - Plant Diseases, Insects and Weeds » 02 - Commercial Feed » 03 - Fertilizer » 04 - Agricultural Liming Materials » 05 - Soil and Plant Amendment [...]
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