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ON MISSISSIPPI, GULF REGION & BEYOND


EMPLOYMENT AND INCOME IMPACTS OF LAWN AND GARDEN EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING IN MISSISSIPPI IN THE YEARS 2001-2014

JULY 10, 2014 2:07 PM / LEAVE A COMMENT / EDIT

The number of jobs provided by the industry showed an upward trend since 2003 when it hit lowest at 583 jobs. The total number of workers and proprietors employed in the industry in 2014 reached 803 jobs which represent about 5.1 percent of the national total in the industry. Read more at http://hortmarine.wordpress.com/

 

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF THE MISSISSIPPI SEAFOOD INDUSTRY IN THE YEAR 2009 BY MAJOR SPECIES

JULY 7, 2014 3:00 PM / LEAVE A COMMENT / EDIT

The earliest estimates of the economic impacts of the Mississippi seafood industry were prepared by the author for the PEER Committee of the Mississippi Legislature in 1991. The total direct, indirect and induced output effects of the seafood industry in 1989 were $489 million. To produce these outputs of economic goods, a broad range of supporting infrastructure provided forward and backward linkages from inside and outside of the state of Mississippi.  Read more at http://hortmarine.wordpress.com/


MISSISSIPPI MARKETMAKER NEWSLETTER VOL. 4, ISSUE 12, JULY 1, 2014

JULY 1, 2014 2:30 PM / LEAVE A COMMENT / EDIT

The "Fluid Milk Manufacturing” sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) manufacturing processed milk products, such as pasteurized milk or cream and sour cream and/or (2) manufacturing fluid milk dairy substitutes from soybeans and other nondairy substances. This dairy industry generated 371 jobs in 2014 with annual earnings averaging $44,794, about 63 percent of the national earnings of $70,925.. Read more at http://hortmarine.wordpress.com/

 

MICROFARMING – GROWING FOR FARMERS’ MARKETS CONFERENCE

JUNE 26, 2014 8:15 AM / LEAVE A COMMENT / EDIT

Eagle Ridge Conference Center, 1500 Raymond Lake Road, Raymond, MS on August 27-28, 2014

Small farm? Locally grown? Specialty crops? If you have ever thought about selling your produce at one of Mississippi’s farmers’ markets, this conference will give you the information you need to succeed. Learn everything from the best crops to grow and best way to market your produce to how to set up your booth at a farmers’ market. Read more at http://hortmarine.wordpress.com/

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Last updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014 4:50 PM /
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