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Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum Hosts Annual Spring Farm Days
The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum is hosting the annual Spring Farm Days event from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, through Saturday, March 4, 2023. Admission is $8 for ages 3 and up.
“I want to invite the public to come out for the upcoming Spring Farm Days at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum,” said Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson. “With exhibits, food, animals and special rides, this event will be one the whole family will enjoy.”
Visitors can explore the grounds and various exhibits to learn about farming, gardening, forestry and more. In addition to the historic tractors and implements located at the museum, AgUp Equipment will be bringing tractors that show how farmers of today use these same tools. The Children’s Barnyard will also be open, and includes a variety of animals like chickens, rabbits, pigs, sheep, goats, horses and cows. Concessions will be available for purchase on Saturday. Train ride, hayride, and carousel ride tickets will be available for purchase daily for $1.
The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, located at 1150 Lakeland Drive in Jackson, is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information about the Museum, call 601-432-4500 or 1-800-844-8687, visit www.msagmuseum.org or visit the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum on Facebook. The Ag Museum is a division of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce.