Mississippi’s producers know it takes more than growing a crop through to harvest to have a successful business. They must calculate risk, understand state and federal regulations, manage resources wisely, and be able to analyze growing amounts of data. Agricultural economists with the MSU Extension Service provide free tools farmers can use to determine break-even costs. They also keep Extension clients informed about commodity price fluctuations and offer insight into navigating the complexities of the Farm Bill.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service welcomed two new agricultural economists Aug. 16.
Wet and ugly winter weather sends many Mississippians looking for a vacation, and timeshare or interval plans can be the ticket with careful planning.
Mississippi producers looking to sell their goods overseas can learn how to connect with international markets during a two-day workshop.
Poultry producers got off to a robust start in 2018, which helped the industry end the year strong.