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Existing Businesses and Industry in Yalobusha County MS

Existing Business & Industry

Yalobusha County Major Employers and Industries

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Many of the industries and businesses in Yalobusha County are agricultural and based on natural resources; activities include row cropping, forestry production, and production of livestock and produce.

  • Avery Outdoors manufactures and distributes outdoor hunting and recreational accessories and products. Avery Outdoors has 27 employees.
  • Water Valley Poultry specializes in poultry processing and employs 163 people.

Automotive Components

  • BorgWarner Transmission Systems manufactures OEM automotive transmission components and subsystems for Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors (GM). BorgWarner employs 300 residents.

Construction and Machinery Manufacturing

This category encompasses both commercial and residential construction firms, including all trades.

  • K&D Cultured Marble manufactures and installs custom cultured marble products for new construction and renovations for residential and commercial applications.
  • Valley Tool – Tool & die machine shop with quality inspection andsub-assembly capabilities and a commercial returnable shipping container washing operation. Valley Tool employs 33 workers.

Education and Schools

  • Coffeeville Consolidated School District employs 130 educators, administrators, and facilities maintenance operators.
  • Water Valley Consolidated School District has 220 employees.


  • Windsor Foods manufactures prepared foods for consumers, the food service industry, chain restaurants, and industrial accounts.


  • Yalobusha General Hospital and Nursing Home

Wood Products Manufacturing

  • D & B Materials, Inc., with 35 employees, is a wholesale lumber operation providing standard and custom milling as well as kiln drying. Its molding (profile) operation provides beading, tongue-and-groove flooring and molding in a variety of wood species. The mulching operation provides bulk and bagged cypress, cedar, and hardwood mulches in natural and colors.


Employment statisticsEMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY
The manufacturing industry employs the largest number of Yalobusha County residents. Download the statistics on total employees by occupation, business by establishment type, establishments by size and employees by industry.

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Labor force informationIn 2009, the civilian labor force in Yalobusha County was 5,688, with a 7.84% unemployment rate. Get more labor force statistics by visiting the Workforce page.

Data Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics