Mississippi State Cotton Specialist Darrin Dodds Named Department Head

🕔Mar 21, 2019Mississippi State University Extension Cotton Specialist Darrin Dodds has been named the head of the university’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences. A 12-year veteran of the department, Dodds takes […]

Mississippi: 3 Producer Advisory Council Meetings in Feb.

🕔Jan 17, 2019The time of year has come for producers in Mississippi to provide input on agricultural programming and research at Mississippi State University. The MSU Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and […]

Mississippi: Research Focuses on Cover Crops Plus Organic Certification

A clump of green rye and vetch grasses with a label resting on a short metal pole in the foreground.
🕔Jan 16, 2019Organic produce sales in the U.S. reached $16 billion last year, and demand is projected to continue. Casey Barickman, Mississippi State University Extension Service vegetable specialist and Mississippi Agricultural and […]

Mississippi: MSU Extension Soil Testing Lab Offers New Services

🕔Jan 4, 2019The Mississippi State University Extension Service Soil Testing Lab has new equipment that allows it to offer an expanded range of services to clients. A new carbon and nitrogen analyzer […]

Mississippi: International Ag Markets Workshop, Starkville, Jan. 17-18

🕔Dec 20, 2018Mississippi producers looking to sell their goods overseas can learn how to connect with international markets during a two-day workshop. The Mississippi State University Extension Service will host the International […]

Wild Hogs: Drones Give More Accurate Picture of Activity

🕔Jul 22, 2018Feral swine, wild hogs, wild pigs – whatever you want to call them – are walking nightmares for farmers. Their long list of destructive behavior includes destroying food crops, native […]

Webinar: Farm Bill Update, May 17

🕔May 11, 2018Join us on May 17 at 1:30 p.m. CST to hear from Keith Coble, a Giles Distinguished Professor and Head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Mississippi State University, speaking on […]

“Deer University” – Podcast on Deer Management from Mississippi State University

🕔May 8, 2017Mississippi State University Extension Service will soon offer a weekly podcast for deer hunters, enthusiasts and wildlife professionals in the Southeast.   Deer University officially launches May 11  (listen to 4 […]

Mississippi Delta Research Center: Solving Ag Problems for Over 100 Years

🕔May 3, 2017The Delta Research and Extension Center (DREC), located in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, is a component of Mississippi State University’s Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine focusing […]

Mississippi Rice: Researchers Reduce Water Usage with Alternative to Flood Method

🕔Jan 20, 2017A new way of growing rice keeps costs down while maintaining yields, and Mississippi State University researchers say the method does not hinder application of the key fertilizer.   Alternate […]

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