Louisiana and Mississippi Study Regions

Linda Benedict, Kramer, Kathleen  |  3/2/2011 4:09:21 AM

The counties in Mississippi labeled MS Poultry & Timber on the map have the highest number of broilers, thus represent the core of the chicken belt in Mississippi. Each has in excess of 200,000 acres of forestland as well. The counties, with acres of forestland (thousands) in parentheses, are Leake (244), Neshoba (215), Scott (253), Newton (245), Smith (301), Simpson (291) and Jones (334). The parishes in Louisiana labeled LA Southwest on the map, with acres of forestland (thousands) in parentheses, are Allen (343), Beauregard (543), Calcasieu (221), Rapides (575) and Vernon (750). (Map created by Kathy Kramer)

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