The more you learn about modern-day farming, the faster you realize how diverse and complex this industry has become. Family farms in Mississippi come in all shapes and sizes and are involved in raising a wide range of agricultural products that include crops, livestock, and even water-based goods.
“Even for people involved in the Mississippi farming community, it can be easy to underestimate the many different ways today’s farms raise crops and livestock and sell their products to customers,” says a spokesperson for Farm Families of Mississippi. “Agriculture remains a bedrock of not only the state’s economy but also for the local communities that are home to family farms.”
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