The poultry industry is the giant in the state’s agricultural economy with a value of $2.78 billion. The state produces about 4.6 billion pounds of broilers per year. The poultry industry includes broilers and eggs. There are 1,430 poultry farms in the state.
The mission for the College is to promote, support and enable the management, conservation, and utilization of forest and other natural resources to benefit the stakeholders of Mississippi, the Nation, and the world.