Mississippi: Agriculture Nears $7.4 Bln in 2019 Dec 26, 2019

🕔Dec 26, 2019
In 2019, Mississippi’s agricultural industry faced the prospect of dipping below $7 billion for the first time in eight years, but federal payments pushed its value up enough to post […]

Loggers Seek Parity with Agriculture on Trade, Tariff Policies Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
The American Loggers Council (ALC) and its member state logging associations delivered letters to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, asking the administration to include unrefined forest products as […]

Louisiana: Timber Market Challenged by Lack of Mills; Demand for Smaller Soft Woods Mar 26, 2019

🕔Mar 26, 2019
Market opportunities, management practices and tax incentives were among the topics presented at the 34th Ark-La-Tex Forestry Forum held March 12 at the LSU Shreveport University Center. “It’s not what […]

Mississippi: Row-Crop Values Find Thin Margins in 2018 Dec 19, 2018

🕔Dec 19, 2018
Cotton will not return to the throne as king of Mississippi’s row crops, but the former monarch did provide one of the few bright spots in 2018 commodity value estimates. […]

Mississippi: Forestry Gains Lost Ground While Holding No. 2 Ag Spot Dec 18, 2018

🕔Dec 18, 2018
Forestry has been a billion-dollar heavyweight in the state’s economy for the last six years, and the 2018 estimated value of $1.25 billion came despite a sluggish market. John Auel, […]

Sawyer On Crops: Controlled Burning In Pines – Timing Tips – Audio Feb 8, 2018

🕔Feb 8, 2018
Do you manage undergrowth in pine stands? In this installment of his South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer overviews timing, especially in a stretch of periodic rainfall.

Arkansas: Multi-County Forestry Workshop, Thornton, Feb. 27 Feb 5, 2018

🕔Feb 5, 2018
If you’ve ever been curious about the value of the timber in woodlands, learn the skills you need to get into timber marketing at the Multi-County Forestry Workshop on Feb. […]

Mississippi: 3 Ag Producer Advisory Meetings Scheduled for Feb. Feb 2, 2018

🕔Feb 2, 2018
The 2018 annual agricultural producer advisory meetings kick off in February as Mississippi State University Extension Service personnel report on current projects and listen to producer needs. Three producer advisory […]

Mississippi: Forestry remains steady despite 2017 challenges Dec 20, 2017

🕔Dec 20, 2017
Despite a slow housing market and other lingering effects of the recession, Mississippi’s forests remain the state’s second most valuable agricultural commodity for 2017.   John Auel, an assistant Extension professor […]

Mississippi’s Agriculture Remains a $7B Industry Dec 19, 2017

🕔Dec 19, 2017
Agriculture continues to do its part to boost Mississippi’s economy as it remains a $7 billion industry in 2017. Agricultural economists with the Mississippi State University Extension Service released year-end […]

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