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Product and Facility Registrations

All brands and grades of fertilizer, lime and soil/plant amendment products must be registered with the state agriculture department and the State Chemist before they can be sold in the state of Mississippi. Items subject to registration include liming materials, fertilizer materials, mixed grades of fertilizer and all products sold to promote plant growth by [...]
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Feed, Fertilizer, Lime and Plant Amendments

Under provisions of Mississippi laws regulating feed, fertilizer, lime and amendment products, the Bureau carries out activities that include registering products and facilities, collecting registration and inspection fees, inspecting and sampling products for label guarantees and assessing penalties for substandard products. To register feed, fertilizer, lime, soil/plant amendment products online, please visit our Online Registration System. [...]
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Agricultural Aviation Exam Information

IF AN AERIAL APPLICATOR TAKES AN EXAM AND FAILS THE EXAM, THE AERIAL APPLICATOR MUST WAIT A MINIMUM OF TWO WEEKS BEFORE RETAKING THE EXAM. THE PASSING SCORE FOR ALL EXAMS IS 70%. Exams required for a pilot's initial licensing: The General Standards exam, which covers the basic knowledge about pesticide use for commercial applicators [...]
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Agricultural Aircraft Operator Inspection Guide

OPERATING CERTIFICATE Agricultural Aircraft Operating Certificate issued by FAA FSDO must be available at Home Base. Facsimile of the above listed certificate Must Be On Board each aircraft operated. Current FAR Part 91, 137 & NTSB 830 available at Home Base (strongly recommended). Emergency Response Telephone Number should be conspicuously posted. Poison Control Center Telephone [...]
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Emergency Phone Numbers

Mississippi FBI Ask for someone in the Joint Terrorism Task Force 601.948.5000 National Pesticide Information Center 1.800.858.7378 Mississippi Regional Poison Control 1.800.222.1222 FAA - Jackson, Mississippi 601.664.9800 For Accidents AFSS Lockheed Martin 703.724.4288 ** Revised March, 2008 Forms, Laws & Regulations » Laws » Regulations Contact Laura Vollor, Deputy Director LauraV@mdac.ms.gov P.O. Box 5207 Mississippi [...]
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Agricultural Aviation

» Emergency Phone Numbers » USDA ARS Atomization Model » Agricultural Aviation Guide » Registration Information and Forms » Exam Information Forms, Laws & Regulations » Laws » Regulations Contact Hannah Ferguson Aerial Licensing HannahF@mdac.ms.gov P.O. Box 5207 Mississippi State, MS 39762 Telephone: 662.325.0522 Fax: 662.325.0397
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BPI District Inspector Map

Print District 1 Lloyd Ryals Lloyd@mdac.ms.gov (601) 213-8247District 2 Dalton Sheffield DaltonS@mdac.ms.gov (601) 503-5489District 3 Darrell Lightsey Darrell@mdac.ms.gov (601) 503-5557 District 4 Garrett Gaddy Garrett@mdac.ms.gov (601) 503-5578District 5 Tim Thompson Timothy@mdac.ms.gov (601) 503-5565District 6 Jim McDonald JimM@mdac.ms.gov (601) 941-1284 Walter West Walter@mdac.ms.gov (601) 503-5836 District 7 Dr. Larry Thead LarryT@mdac.ms.gov (601) 934-8496District 8 Chris Jourdan [...]
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The Bureau of Plant Industry – General Information

For information about pesticide licenses, permits & certificates in Mississippi, download our "What You Need to Know" fact sheet (PDF). To Contract a BPI District Inspector, refer to our District Inspector Map. For further information/questions, contact the following: Bureau of Plant Industry Mailing Address P.O. Box 5207 Mississippi State, MS  39762 Physical Address Bureau of [...]
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The Bureau of Plant Industry

The Bureau of Plant Industry is a regulatory and service division of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce. It was established under the Mississippi Plant Act to protect the agricultural and horticultural interests of the state from harmful insects, diseases, and weeds. The Bureau administers state and federal laws, regulations and programs that deal [...]
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