April 14, 2024 2:45 pm
Mississippi Agriculture Experiences Growth, Boosting Economy

In the United States, agriculture is a growing industry, with the food and agriculture sector having grown by over a trillion dollars since the 2023 report. This growth is particularly evident in Mississippi, where the economic impact of food and agriculture is valued at $80.5 billion.

This value supports over 400,000 jobs, including nearly 218,000 direct jobs. The industry has also paid out more than $18 billion in total wages and exported over a billion dollars in goods through Mississippi ports. The “Feeding the Economy” study tracks all businesses involved in food agriculture, food manufacturing, food wholesale, and food retail.

To access the full report on this growing industry and stay updated with 24/7 news and updates, visit feedingtheeconomy.com and follow on Facebook and X.

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