Mississippi

USDA Food Boxes Contain Food From Across The Country
USDA Food Boxes Contain Food From Across The Country
USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program has been helpful to producers in states like Mississippi. "Our boxes contain sweet potatoes from Ponotoc, MS,  from Fury Eagles and NW Farms, chicken nuggets from Cook Foods in Morton, MS, ham and smoked sausage from Poke’s Meat in McGee, MS, and  Cook chicken strips from southern New Hands in Mosell MS," noted Andy Mercier from local partner
Senate Democrats: Report Indicates Trump Trade Policies Pick Winners and Losers
Senate Democrats: Report Indicates Trump Trade Policies Pick Winners and Losers
Senate Ag Committee Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer led a group of fellow Democrats in releasing a report on the Trump Administration’s trade policies.  The Report says the administration’s agricultural trade aid program “is picking winners and losers in their attempt to aid farmers affected by President Trump’s turbulent trade agenda.”   The Democrats, whi.
Mississippi Seeks Federal Disaster Declaration
Mississippi Seeks Federal Disaster Declaration
A delegation of elected officials from Mississippi is seeking a federal disaster declaration for the state. Mississippi, much like other states near major U.S. rivers, is experiencing record flooding. In a letter to the Trump administration, the state’s lawmakers reported 43 of the state’s 82 counties have been affected by flooding this spring. The state ...