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July 22, 2024

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Yield quality for Mississippi’s corn crop this year will largely hinge on which fields were irrigated and which ones were dry land.

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July 3, 2024

RAYMOND, Miss. -- Mississippi State University Extension Service plant pathologist Rebecca Melanson was recently recognized for her work to further the development and implementation of integrated pest management in the cucurbit industry. The Emerging Viruses in Cucurbits Working Group, or EVCWG, received the 2024 Friends of IPM Pulling Together Award. Melanson and Bill Wintermantel, a scientist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, co-chair the group that was established in 2022.

July 2, 2024

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Growers interested in the latest updates on row crop research at Mississippi State University are invited to an agronomic field day Aug. 6.

Success Stories

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Volume 10 Number 2

In late February, Mississippi State University hosted the 2024 National Floriculture Forum, an annual conference held at different locations around the country. 

A man wearing overalls and standing in a blooming cotton field.
Volume 10 Number 2

After graduating from college, David Hey got out of farming to be a truck driver, but before long he realized he wanted back in.

A woman smiling and holding a planter full of lettuce.
Volume 10 Number 1

Susie Harmon laughs when she relates her granddaughter’s observation of her favorite pastime.

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