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    Mississippi Watermelons: Favorable Weather Produces Good Quality Crop Jun 18, 2022

    🕔Jun 18, 2022
    Watermelon production in Mississippi is off to a good start in the early days of harvest season. “Right now, everything looks really good,” said Heath Steede, Mississippi State University Extension […]

    Mississippi: Producers Invited to Share Input on Extension Programs, Research Jan 22, 2022

    🕔Jan 22, 2022
    Agriculture advisory groups will meet across the state next month to provide input on educational programing and research conducted by Mississippi State University. The three regional meetings offer agricultural producers […]

    Mississippi: Christmas Trees Bounce Back After Year of Severe Weather Nov 15, 2021

    🕔Nov 15, 2021
    With rising prices everywhere, families may expect to pay more for their choose-and-cut Christmas trees this year. But that may not be the case. Mississippi Christmas tree growers faced some […]

    Mississippi Peanuts: Yield, Prices Look Strong for 2021 Aug 20, 2021

    🕔Aug 20, 2021
    Mississippi’s peanut crop is well on its way to a strong finish for 2021. “The crop is in good condition,” said Brendan Zurweller, peanut specialist with the Mississippi State University […]

    Mississippi: Rice Approaches Harvest with Increased Prices Aug 19, 2021

    🕔Aug 19, 2021
    A crisis exemption that allowed Mississippi rice farmers to control fall armyworms helped them keep this year’s crop in good condition as harvest approaches. In late June and early July, […]

    Mississippi Watermelons: Weather Ruins Majority of State’s Crop Jul 23, 2021

    🕔Jul 23, 2021
    One month ago, watermelon production in southeast Mississippi was on track. Now, growers there have lost much of their crop to the summer’s wet weather. “The weather and what it […]

    Mississippi: Extension Extends Farm Stress Webinar May 12, 2021

    🕔May 12, 2021
    The Mississippi State University Extension Service PROMISE Initiative has two upcoming sessions in a webinar series that addresses farm stress, mental health and social structural issues affecting farmers and ranchers. […]

    Mississippi Pecans: Yields Decent Despite Weather Challenges Nov 2, 2020

    🕔Nov 2, 2020
    Despite weather challenges combined with a decreased production year for most pecan varieties, Mississippi’s 2020 crop will be decent. “Overall, yield around the state was impacted by various environmental factors, […]

    Mississippi: Webinar Series to Address Farm Stress, Mental Health Oct 23, 2020

    🕔Oct 23, 2020
    The Mississippi State University Extension Service PROMISE Initiative will launch a webinar series Nov. 17 about farm stress, mental health and social structural issues affecting farmers and ranchers. Follow coolsculptny […]

    Catfish Producers Can Make Case for Relief Funds May 28, 2020

    🕔May 28, 2020
    Catfish producers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic have the opportunity to provide the U.S. Department of Agriculture information on why they should be eligible for economic assistance through the Coronavirus […]

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