STARKVILLE – Mississippi State Athletics and its multimedia rightsholder, LEARFIELD’s Bulldog Sports Properties, announced an integrated relationship with GreenPoint Ag.
Notably, GreenPoint Ag will be the title sponsor of the 2022 Ag Day football game at Davis Wade Stadium on November 5, when the Bulldogs host the Auburn Tigers.
GreenPoint Ag also will provide fans with the opportunity to win prizes and experience packages throughout the season on Mississippi State’s official digital channels. This includes a weekly predictor game on the Hail State App where fans can guess the outcome of upcoming games and a social media enter-to-win contest for a 2022 Ag Gameday Experience Package.
“GreenPoint is excited to partner with Mississippi State as we work to actively promote agriculture and the next generation of ag professionals,” said Savanna Cox, GreenPoint Ag Marketing Manager and graduate of Mississippi State. “We look forward to what we can accomplish together to continue to serve the farm communities in Mississippi and across the Southeastern United States.”
Bulldog Sports Properties, the university’s athletics multimedia rightsholder and locally based LEARFIELD team, manages the GreenPoint Ag relationship on behalf of the athletics department with the efforts of increasing brand awareness through engagement and education with fans. As part of the overall rights relationship, Bulldog Sports Properties works with local, regional, and national brands looking to align with Mississippi State.
“We are thrilled to have a community leader in agriculture supply on board and willing to expand on their mission of serving this great state,” said Ann Brett Gillespie Strickland, General Manager of MSU Bulldog Sports Properties. “True partnerships that enhance what we are trying to do as an athletic department will always be the goal at LEARFIELD and I’m proud that we were able to accomplish that with GreenPoint Ag.”
Mississippi State University was established in 1878 as the first Agricultural and Mechanical College in the state. GreenPoint Ag is proud to support Mississippi State University in this inaugural celebration of its roots and looks forward to helping grow this event in future years.
About GreenPoint Ag
GreenPoint Ag Holdings, LLC is an American-owned agricultural input supplier, resulting from three financially strong businesses coming together to better serve farmers and rural communities of the Southeastern U.S.
A top 7 wholesale and retail agronomy company with over $1 billion in sales, GreenPoint Ag operates 114 retail and wholesale agronomy locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas. Based in Decatur, Alabama, GreenPoint also has regional offices in Memphis and LaVergne, Tennessee.
Greenpoint Ag parent companies include Alabama Farmers Cooperative (AFC), Tennessee Farmers Cooperative (TFC), WinField United, Tipton Farmers Cooperative, Farmers Inc., and Tri-County Farmers Association.
Mississippi Agriculture Facts
Agriculture has an annual production value of $8.83 Billion making it the #1 Industry in the State of Mississippi. Agriculture employs 17.4% of the state’s workforce with 37,400 farms in the state at 10.4 Million Acres.
As the Agricultural and Mechanical College of the State of Mississippi—one of the national land-grant entities created by Congress through the 1862 Morrill Act— Mississippi State University was established February 28, 1878. In doing so, the Mississippi Legislature gave it a mission to provide training in “agriculture, horticulture and the mechanical arts . . . without excluding other scientific and classical studies, including military tactics.”