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January 17, 2019 - Filed Under: Agriculture

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- The time of year has come for producers in Mississippi to provide input on agricultural programming and research at Mississippi State University.

The MSU Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will host three Producer Advisory Council meetings in February. The meetings give producers across the state an opportunity to communicate their needs to Extension and Experiment Station personnel.

A clump of green rye and vetch grasses with a label resting on a short metal pole in the foreground.
January 15, 2019 - Filed Under: Agriculture, Crops, Farming

Organic produce sales in the U.S. reached $16 billion last year, and demand is projected to continue.

Fresh, dark soil with a large earthworm in the middle.
January 11, 2019 - Filed Under: Farming, Environment

Words like sustainability can become buzzwords and are often misunderstood or misused, but despite its widespread use, this term isn’t going anywhere.

January 11, 2019 - Filed Under: Crops, Weed Control for Crops

An additional certification requirement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is now in place for individuals who plan to apply dicamba in Xtend cropping systems.

A man wearing a baseball caps squats down inside a poultry house, holding a black camera. Feeders line the floor in rows, small, yellow chicks feed nearby, and the house stretches behind him in the distance.
January 11, 2019 - Filed Under: Livestock, Poultry

In a state where temperatures exceed 90 degrees more than 100 days a year, heat control in poultry houses is a very important consideration for Mississippi's biggest agricultural industry.

Success Stories

Agriculture, Crops, Corn, Community, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Response
Volume 4 Number 3

When Calhoun County supervisors helped buy a grain bin rescue tube for their fire departments, they hoped no one would ever have to use it

A woman wearing a white visor, maroon shirt, jeans, and boots marks a clipboard as five cows and three calves rest under a tree.
About Extension, Beef, Marketing and Business Planning, Rural Development, Food, Food Safety, Health, Nutrition, Rural Health
Volume 4 Number 3

See what's new in Extension: Gather for First Extension Beef-Production Workshop, the Food Factor Goes Digital, Extension Professionals Share Expertise, and Extension Offers New HappyHealthy Program. 

A man wearing a green and white plaid shirt, blue jeans, and a brown baseball cap stands in front of a bright red machine parked inside a metal building.
4-H, 4-H Livestock Program, Youth Livestock, Youth Projects, Agriculture, Crops, Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Livestock, Beef
Volume 4 Number 3

Greg Chambers is one Mississippi producer who’s focused on innovating. Whether he’s growing soybeans and wheat on his Prentiss County property or raising cattle and goats on other acres, Chambers is always looking for a better, more efficient way of doing things.

The sun shines over the horizon stretching above a corn field.
Agriculture, Crops, Corn
Volume 4 Number 3

Approximately 500,000 acres of corn were harvested statewide in 2018, including from these Northeast Mississippi rows in Noxubee County. 

A couple stands among crop rows. The woman, left, has short brown hair, a pink shirt, and khaki pants, and  a taller man wears a white and tan baseball cap, a checkerboard-striped shirt, and blue jeans.
Agriculture, Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Farming, Agricultural Engineering
Volume 4 Number 3

Lonnie Fortner was the first row-crop producer in southwest Mississippi to use many of the same precision ag technologies that are now commonplace.

Watch

Farmweek | Entire Show | January 17, 2019
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 8:45am
Farmweek | Entire Show | January 10, 2019
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 8:45am
Farmweek | Entire Show | January 3, 2019
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 9:00am
Farmweek | Entire Show | December 27, 2018
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 9:00am
Farmweek | Entire Show | December 20, 2018
Friday, December 21, 2018 - 8:00am

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