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A pepper plant is shown in the garden.

Gardeners still have time for another harvest of summer vegetables, including peppers, before the first frost arrives. (File photo by MSU Extension Service)

Fall and Winter Gardens Keep Produce Coming
A close-up of a fire ant mound.

Fire ants are best managed by regular applications of granular baits and individual mound treatments as needed. (File photo by MSU Extension Service)

How to Get a Handle on Fire Ants
Children stand around a large garbage can while they shuck the husks and silks from ears of corn.

Participants in the recent Garden to Table workshop at the Lowndes County Extension office shucked corn they harvested in the office garden. (Photo by Reid Nevins)

Tips for Gardening with Children

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Seven teenagers wearing green blazers and tan slacks form a U standing on steps in front of six gray columns.

Mississippi’s 2018 4-H Ambassadors, including, from left, Jaylin Smith of Leflore County; Shae Philips of Lee County; Jonah Holland of Tishomingo County; John Mark Huff of Rankin County; Mikayla Shelton of Calhoun County; Taylor Fields of Lee County; and Precious Thompson of Pike County, stand on the steps of the Mississippi State Capitol Building in Jackson.

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