Mississippi Board of Agriculture and Commerce

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is there a cost to place an ad in the Market Bulletin?

No, but you must be a current subscriber to place an ad. Back to Top Back to Top

2. How many ads can I place per issue?

You can place two ads throughout the entire Bulletin, but only one ad per category. Back to Top Back to Top

3. Are there specific guidelines that I need to follow for my ad?

Yes, the guidelines are located here. Back to Top Back to Top

4. What is the deadline to submit my ad for the next issue?

Deadline dates are listed here. Back to Top Back to Top

5. Do I have to re-submit my ad for each issue?

Yes. Back to Top Back to Top

6. Can I email my ad?

Yes, email to marketbulletin@mdac.state.ms.us. Back to Top Back to Top

7. I don't have my account number and I want to place an ad. Where do I find it?

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8. How often does the Market Bulletin come out?

Twice a month on the 1st and 15th. Back to Top Back to Top

9. Where can I find a copy of a past issue?

Go here and click on archived issues link. Back to Top Back to Top

10. Can I subscribe and place an ad at the same time?

Yes. Back to Top Back to Top

11. How many years can I subscribe at one time and how much does it cost?

Three years is the maximum. In-State $10.00 per year, Out-of-State $15.00 per year. Back to Top Back to Top

12. How can I pay my subscription?

Go here to pay online or mail your subscription form along with a check to Mississippi Market Bulletin, P.O. Box 1118, Jackson, MS 39215 or hand deliver to Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, 121 North Jefferson St., Jackson, MS.

Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and E-Check are accepted on-line only. They will not be accepted by phone, fax, E-mail, or otherwise. Back to Top Back to Top

13. Can I purchase a single issue of the Market Bulletin?

Yes, single issue can be purchased for fifty cents at the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, 121 North Jefferson St., Jackson, MS, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Back to Top Back to Top

14. When my Market Bulletin subscription is about to expire, do you send out a notice?

Yes, you should receive a notice two to three weeks prior to expiration. Back to Top Back to Top

15. I need to change my address, what do I do?

Go here to change online or call 601-359-1155 and leave a voice mail after the address change prompt. Back to Top Back to Top

16. I am having a problem and want to inquire about my subscription?

Contact the circulation manager at 601-359-1159. Back to Top Back to Top

17. When can I renew my subscription?

You can renew your subscription anytime within 6 months of your subscription expiration date. As a reminder you will receive a renewal notice 4 weeks prior to your subscription expiration. Back to Top Back to Top

18. What is my confirmation number?

Your personal confirmation number is very important. The confirmation number is used to track the process of your online payment in Payment Tracker. After making a payment, your confirmation number will appear on the final screen. You will also receive the confirmation number by email within an hour. For your records, we suggest you print the final payment page and the email containing the confirmation number. Back to Top Back to Top

19. What is Payment Tracker?

Payment Tracker allows you to track your Market Bulletin payment status. This feature is located under "Other Services." After each financial transaction, you will receive a confirmation number in an email. You may copy-paste or type this number to view status of your last financial transaction. For your records, we suggest you print the final payment page and the email containing the confirmation number. If you need additional assistance, please contact the Market Bulletin Editor here. Back to Top Back to Top

20. Do I need to keep my confirmation number?

Yes, this information is used to track your payment if there is a problem. Back to Top Back to Top

21. What is a convenience fee and why was I charged it?

While this fee is charged by credit card companies to cover the cost of making this convenient and safe method of payment available to you, none of the fee contributes to the budget of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce. Back to Top Back to Top

22. Is paying online safe?

Making payments on-line is actually safer and more dependable than paying by mail. This system uses a leading encryption technology to ensure that only those approved by you can have access to your confidential information. Back to Top Back to Top

23. Why is my email address required on the payment page?

Your email address will be used to send you a renewal notice, final confirmation of your payment, and notify you of problems processing your payment. Back to Top Back to Top