Mississippi Commodities


Mississippi Broilers

Broilers

  • 756,000,000 broilers produced in 2019
  • 1,237 farms
  • $2.6 billion value of production in 2019
Mississippi Catfish

Catfish

  • 205 operations
  • 36,300 acres of production
  • $172 million value of production in 2019
Mississippi Cotton

Cotton

  • 700,000 acres harvested in 2019
  • 1,600,000 bales produced in 2019
  • 780 farms
  • $585 million value of production in 2019
Mississippi Eggs

Eggs

  • 1,410 million eggs produced in 2019
  • 234 farms with 100+ layers
  • $155 million value of production in 2019
Mississippi Hogs

Hogs

  • 190,000 hogs and pigs
  • 1,021,000 piglets born in 2019
  • 437 farms with hogs
  • $96 million value of production for 2019


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

  • 19,000 acres harvested
  • 76 million pounds produced in 2019
  • 113 farms
  • $16 million value of production in 2019
Mississippi Soybeans

Soybeans

  • 1,630,000 acres produced in 2019
  • 81,500,000 bushels produced in 2019
  • 3,0874 farms
  • $762 million value of production in 2019

Visit the Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board for a summary of funded projects

Mississippi Cattle and Calves

Cattle and Calves

  • 900,000 head in 2019
  • 15,980 farms
  • $268 million value of production in 2019
Mississippi Corn

Corn

  • 620,000 acres harvested in 2019
  • 107,880,000 bushels produced in 2019
  • 1,427 farms
  • $455 million value of production in 2019
Mississippi Dairy Herds

Dairy Herds

  • 65 Grade A Dairy Herds
  • 8,000 milk cows in 2019
  • $24 million value of production of milk in 2019
Mississippi Hay

Hay

  • 610,000 acres harvested in 2019
  • 1.40 million tons produced in 2019
  • 11,565 farms
  • $151 million value of production in 2019
Mississippi Horticulture Crops

Horticulture Crops

  • $106 million value of production for 2019 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

  • 40 farms
  • $1 million value of production in 2019

Mississippi Rice

Rice

  • 113,000 acres harvested in 2019
  • 8,302,000 hundredweight produced in 2019
  • 221 farms
  • $91 million value of production in 2019

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

  • 20,000 acres harvested
  • 4.55 million hundredweight produced in 2019
  • 172 farms
  • $95 million value of production in 2019



Mississippi Wheat

Wheat

  • 21,000 acres harvested in 2019
  • 987,000 bushels produced in 2019
  • 162 farms
  • $5 million value of production in 2019