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Jim Davis of Olive Branch, left, with the Mississippi Department of Transportation, learns how to use new software from Scott Samson, professor with the Extension Service and the Geosystems Research Institute at Mississippi State University, during a class in Hernando on Oct. 17, 2012. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Linda Breazeale)
November 15, 2012 - Filed Under: Remote Sensing Technology, Community

MISSISSIPPI STATE – An advanced database training project conducted by the Mississippi State University Extension Service is saving the state millions of dollars, improving skills and making jobs easier.

August 23, 2012 - Filed Under: Agriculture, Remote Sensing Technology, Environment, Forestry

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Seeing the forest and the trees is a lot easier with software developed by scientists at Mississippi State University.

Researchers at MSU’s Forest and Wildlife Research Center have created the Mississippi Forest Monitoring and Information System, a forest inventory and information system that combines satellite remote sensing data and ground surveys. It is the first time forest-related satellite data and ground measurements have been combined on such a large scale in the United States.

Gary Lawrence and undergraduate students Ben Berch and Patrick Garrard (from left) collect hyperspectral reflectance data from cotton plants infected with reniform nematodes for a grant-funded project at Mississippi State University.
July 14, 2011 - Filed Under: Agriculture, Cotton, Insects-Crop Pests, Remote Sensing Technology, Plant Diseases

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Researchers at Mississippi State University have developed technology that uses reflected light to analyze the presence of certain nematodes in cotton fields so producers can increase profits.

Alexis Webber, Molly Kate Chamblee, and Shaina Keene (top, from left) look for an endangered red-cockaded woodpecker at the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge.
April 14, 2011 - Filed Under: Wildlife Youth Education, Remote Sensing Technology, Environment, Natural Resources

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Eleven young women visited Mississippi State University to learn how to turn their passion for wildlife into rewarding jobs at the first Conservation Careers Discovery Day.

March 2, 2011 - Filed Under: Agriculture, Biotechnology, Remote Sensing Technology, Technology

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Those interested in learning about new technology that can improve farm management and operations should plan on attending Mississippi State University Extension Service’s Precision Agriculture Workshop.

The free workshop will be held on March 11 at the Forrest County Extension Conference Center in Hattiesburg. The workshop starts at 8:30 a.m. and wraps up with a free lunch at 12:30 p.m.

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