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A man wearing hunting gear displays a deer he harvested with a bow and arrow.
October 18, 2019 - Filed Under: Health and Wellness, Wildlife, Chronic Wasting Disease

For many of you, chronic wasting disease, or CWD, is old hat and you’re tired of hearing about it. I understand.

October 15, 2019 - Filed Under: Disaster Response-Youth, Disaster Preparedness

Ryan Akers recently graduated from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Emergency Management Executive Academy at the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

Woman filling out paper work with two children.
October 9, 2019 - Filed Under: 4-H, Join 4-H

The most common question we get is: how do I join 4-H? It’s encouraging to see so many young people wanting to get involved in the activities 4-H offers!

Three female teenagers wearing green blazers and khaki pants standing in front of the Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C.
September 17, 2019 - Filed Under: 4-H

“4-H has something for everyone.” If you’re like me, you’ve probably heard that phrase a time or two. As cliché as it sounds, it’s true. There’s a wide variety of activities and clubs that ensure that everyone has a place in 4-H.

Two women and four children stand in a vegetable garden while holding yellow squash.
August 7, 2019 - Filed Under: 4-H, Farming

Controller’s Generation II and Controller’s Generation III 4-H club members in Oktibbeha County pick produce from a community garden in Maben, Mississippi, on August 6, 2019.

Success Stories

4-H logo and AT&T Mississippi president.
4-H, Leadership and Citizenship
Volume 5 Number 3

AT&T Mississippi sponsors the AT&T Banner Club Awards, Mississippi 4-H’s annual awards ceremony to celebrate the state’s most impactful 4-H clubs, at the Legislative Appreciation Luncheon, which is part of 4-H Legislative Day in February.

Two MSU Extension agronomy specialists instruct youth campers.
STEM – Science Technology Engineering and Math, Technology, Lawn and Garden, Natural Resources, Disaster Recovery
Volume 5 Number 3

See what is new in Extension... Extension Holds New Agronomy Camp, Larry Alexander Fund Gives to the Future of 4-H, Extension Offers Ag Literacy Workshop for Teachers, Extension Offers Resources to Residents Affected by Backwater Flooding.

Zion Johnson.
4-H, Leadership and Citizenship
Volume 5 Number 3

He may be only 15 years old, but one Columbus High School sophomore is developing financial skills for his entrepreneurial future, thanks to his experiences at the 2019 Mississippi 4-H Cooperative and Leadership Conference.

Drew Hearn.
4-H, Join 4-H, Leadership and Citizenship
Volume 5 Number 3

Originally from Greenwood, Drew Hearn has been a state trooper with the Mississippi Highway Patrol for 5 years. In 2019, he received the “Buckle for Life” award in recognition of his advocacy for wearing seat belts and having children in proper safety equipment, including car seats and boosters. He shares how his time in the Leflore County 4-H program shaped his leadership skills and taught him responsibility.

Shandrea Jenkins sitting on a brick planter.
4-H, Join 4-H, Leadership and Citizenship
Volume 5 Number 3

What makes Shandrea Jenkins unique is her giving spirit. The Port Gibson High School junior is an active member of 4-H in Claiborne County, and she appreciates the opportunities 4-H is giving her. She’s getting to serve others, travel around the state, and connect with other focused, ambitious 4-H’ers who want to make Mississippi even better.

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Your Extension Experts

Portrait of Dr. Ryan Akers
Associate Extension Professor
Community Preparedness and Disaster Management
Portrait of Dr. Leslie M. Burger
Assistant Extension Professor
conservation education
Portrait of Dr. Dean Jousan
Associate Extension Professor
Extension 4-H Livestock Specialist
Portrait of Ms. Debra Patton Lloyd
Extension Instructor
Email: debral@ext.msstate.edu
Portrait of Dr. John L. Long
Assistant Extension Professor
4-H Youth Development Specialist
Portrait of Dr. Mariah Smith Morgan
Assistant Extension Professor
Portrait of Mr. Lance Newman
Extension Agent IV*
Extension Agent
Portrait of Mr. Cobie Rutherford, Jr.
Extension Instructor
4-H Youth Development
Portrait of Mr. Bradley Vann Staton
Extension Associate I
Portrait of Dr. Amanda Elizabeth Stone
Assistant Professor
Portrait of Dr. Paula Threadgill
Assc Dir, FCS & 4H & Ext Prof
Associate Director FCS/4H
Portrait of Dr. Jessica Benoit Wells
Asst Clinical/Ext Professor