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Mississippi Food and Agriculture Sector: Powering the Economy with Over $80 Billion in Value

BySamantha Jones

Apr 2, 2024
Mississippi Agriculture Experiences Growth, Boosting Economy

In Mississippi, the food and agriculture sector is a major contributor to the economy, with an economic impact valued at $80.5 billion in 2024. This 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 latest edition of “Feeding the Economy” reveals that the food and agriculture sector has grown by over a trillion dollars since the previous report in 2023. This growth is being felt across the country, with America’s food and agriculture industry now worth over $1.3 trillion.

The “Feeding the Economy” study tracks all businesses involved in food agriculture, food manufacturing, food wholesale, and food retail. This comprehensive approach provides valuable insights into the impact of this growing sector on the economy.

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By Samantha Jones

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