Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station

Mississippi Commodities


Mississippi Broilers

Broilers

  • 738,000,000 broilers produced in 2014
  • 1,430 farms
  • $2.88 billion value of production in 2014
Mississippi Catfish

Catfish

  • 275 operations
  • 43,800 acres of production
  • $197 million value of production in 2014
Mississippi Cotton

Cotton

  • 1,000,000 bales produced in 2014
  • 824 farms
  • $404 million value of production in 2014
Mississippi Eggs

Eggs

  • 1,344 million eggs produced in 2014
  • 276 farms with 100+ layers
  • $244 million value of production in 2014
Mississippi Hogs

Hogs

  • 500,000 hogs and pigs
  • 992,000 piglets born in 2014
  • 306 farms with hogs
  • $153 million value of production for 2014
Mississippi Horses

Horses

  • 126,000 horses
  • 72 public arenas
  • $1.15 billion total economic impact
  • $890 million value of depreciated investments
  • 39,500 jobs
Mississippi Peanuts

Peanuts

  • 29,000 acres harvested
  • 101.5 million pounds produced in 2014
  • 128 farms
  • $21 million value of production in 2014
Mississippi Soybeans

Soybeans

Mississippi Cattle and Calves

Cattle and Calves

  • 930,000 head in 2014
  • 15,940 farms
  • $397 million value of production in 2014
Mississippi Corn

Corn

  • 96,720,000 bushels produced in 2014
  • 2,022 farms
  • $350 million value of production in 2014
Mississippi Dairy Herds

Dairy Herds

  • 95 Grade A Dairy Herds
  • 13,000 milk cows in 2014
  • $45 million value of production of milk in 2014
Mississippi Hay

Hay

  • 600,000 acres harvested
  • 1.56 million tons produced in 2014
  • $105 million value of production in 2014
Mississippi Horticulture Crops

Horticulture Crops

  • $114 million value of production for 2014 in horticulture crops excluding sweet potatoes
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  • Horticulture crops include vegetables, melons, potatoes, fruits, tree nuts, berries, nursery, greenhouses, floriculture, sod, and Christmas tree farms.
Mississippi Grain Sorghum

Grain Sorghum

  • 110,000 acres harvested
  • 9.9 million bushels produced in 2014
  • 217 farms
  • $39 million value of production in 2014
Mississippi Rice

Rice

  • 13,600,000 hundredweight produced in 2014
  • 259 farms
  • $174 million value of production in 2014
Mississippi Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

  • 19,500 acres harvested
  • 3.51 million hundredweight produced in 2014
  • 89 farms
  • $96 million value of production in 2014
Mississippi Wheat

Wheat

  • 12.47 million bushels produced in 2014/li>
  • 1,247 farms
  • $67 million value of production in 2014