Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station

Mississippi Commodities


Mississippi Broilers

Broilers

  • 732,600,000 broilers produced in 2016
  • 1,430 farms
  • $2.82 billion value of production in 2016
Mississippi Catfish

Catfish

  • 150 operations
  • 35,000 acres of production
  • $169 million value of production in 2016
Mississippi Cotton

Cotton

  • 1,100,000 bales produced in 2016
  • 824 farms
  • $442 million value of production in 2016
Mississippi Eggs

Eggs

  • 1,390 million eggs produced in 2016
  • 276 farms with 100+ layers
  • $104 million value of production in 2016
Mississippi Hogs

Hogs

  • 530,000 hogs and pigs
  • 1,118,000 piglets born in 2016
  • 306 farms with hogs
  • $92 million value of production for 2016


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

  • 38,000 acres harvested
  • 155 million pounds produced in 2016
  • 128 farms
  • $27 million value of production in 2016
Mississippi Soybeans

Soybeans

Mississippi Cattle and Calves

Cattle and Calves

  • 940,000 head in 2016
  • 15,940 farms
  • $315 million value of production in 2016
Mississippi Corn

Corn

  • 119,520,000 bushels produced in 2016
  • 2,022 farms
  • $436 million value of production in 2016
Mississippi Dairy Herds

Dairy Herds

  • 85 Grade A Dairy Herds
  • 11,000 milk cows in 2016
  • $25 million value of production of milk in 2016
Mississippi Hay

Hay

  • 640,000 acres harvested
  • 1.41 million tons produced in 2016
  • $127 million value of production in 2016
Mississippi Horticulture Crops

Horticulture Crops

  • $105 million value of production for 2016 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

  • 11,000 acres harvested
  • 1.0 million bushels produced in 2016
  • 217 farms
  • $4 million value of production in 2016

Mississippi Rice

Rice

  • 13,929,000 hundredweight produced in 2016
  • 259 farms
  • $139 million value of production in 2016

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

  • 29,000 acres harvested
  • 4.93 million hundredweight produced in 2016
  • 89 farms
  • $116 million value of production in 2016



Mississippi Wheat

Wheat

  • 2,400,000 bushels produced in 2016
  • 1,247 farms
  • $10 million value of production in 2016