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State`s agribusiness interests plan showcase for February

Thousands of Mississippi`s contract poultry growers, farmers, and related businesses attended last year`s Dixie Farm & Poultry Expo. About 6,000 are expected at the annual two-day event at the Mississippi Fairgrounds in Jackson Feb. 9-10.

The expo is held in conjunction with the 1999 Dixie National Livestock Show. Last year, the Dixie National attracted 130,000 people to the second largest quarter horse show in the U.S.

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