Agriculture is Mississippi’s number one industry, employing approximately 29% of the state’s workforce either directly or indirectly. Agriculture in Mississippi is a 7.9 billion-dollar industry. There are approximately 37,300 farms in the state covering 10.9 million acres. The average size farm is composed of 292 acres. Agriculture makes a significant contribution to all 82 counties.
The mission of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce is to regulate and promote agricultural-related businesses within the state and to promote Mississippi’s products throughout both the state and the rest of the world for the benefit of all Mississippi citizens.
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Contact Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
121 North Jefferson St.
Jackson, MS 39201
Phone: (601) 359-1100
Toll Free: 1-800-551-1830
Fax: (601) 354-6290
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