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The Mississippi Food and Agriculture Industry: Driving Economic Growth with over $80 Billion in Value

BySamantha Nguyen

Apr 2, 2024
Mississippi Agriculture Experiences Growth, Boosting Economy

The food and agriculture sector is rapidly growing in the United States, with Mississippi being one of the leading states. According to the 2024 edition of “Feeding the Economy,” America’s food and agriculture industry has grown by over a trillion dollars since the 2023 report.

In Mississippi, the economic impact of this industry is valued at $80.5 billion, supporting over 400,000 jobs including nearly 218,000 direct jobs. The sector has also paid out more than $18 billion in total wages and exported over a billion dollars in goods through Mississippi ports. This study tracks all businesses involved in food agriculture, food manufacturing, food wholesale, and food retail.

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By Samantha Nguyen

As a content writer at newsqwe.com, I am passionate about crafting engaging and informative articles that captivate our audience. With a background in journalism and a keen eye for detail, I strive to deliver content that is not only well-researched but also adds value to our readers' lives. From breaking news stories to in-depth features, I take pride in my ability to tell compelling stories that resonate with our diverse audience. When I'm not typing away at my keyboard, you can find me exploring new cafes, practicing yoga, or getting lost in a good book. I am thrilled to be a part of the newsqwe.com team and look forward to sharing my love for writing with all of our readers.

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