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International Trade

The Market Development Division works in conjunction with the Southern US Trade Association (SUSTA) to provide assistance to companies exporting high value food and agricultural products. SUSTA offers financial and technical assistance through various export programs and services:  brand promotion programs, export market research, promotional trade events, export training, and trade contacts. Click to learn [...]
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Make Mine Mississippi Registration

To register your company/product with the Make Mine Mississippi Program, complete the Online Registration Form. Market Development Division Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce P.O. Box 1609 / Jackson, MS 39215-1609 Telephone: 601.359.1159 / Fax: 601.354.6001
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Paige Manning Director, Marketing & Public Relations Donna West Division Director Lane Milton Genuine MS Program Manager Patrick Duckworth Mississippi Farmer Market Manager Jared Vardaman Multimedia Coordinator Jessica Bullock Administrative Assistant Claude Nash Editor, Market Bulletin Susan Lawrence Marketing Specialist Hannah East Marketing Specialist
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Market Development

Agriculture, the number one industry in Mississippi , brings $8.83 billion to the state and employs, either directly or indirectly, approximately 17% of the state’s workforce. With approximately 34,700 farms statewide covering 10.4 million acres, agriculture makes significant contributions to all of Mississippi’s 82 counties. The Market Development Division is dedicated to promoting and heightening [...]
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