27th Annual Greenhouse Tomato Short Course
Download the 2017 Agenda.
Presentations from the 2017 Short Course are listed below. These are password protected. The password was made available to all registered participants.
- BARNES - 7 Reason Your Agribusiness Should Master Social Media Ads
- CANALES - Cost Analysis for Greenhouse Tomatoes
- FROEHLICH - Design Your Greenhouse For Success
- FROEHLICH - Why are my plants unhappy
- HARKESS - Life Cycle for Your Greenhouse Crop 2017
- HENDRICKS - Understanding Grafting
- KEMBLE - When Bad Things Happen to Good Part 1 - Nutrition
- KEMBLE - When Bad Things Happen to Good Part 2 - Abiotic
- LAYTON - Insect Pests of Greenhouse Tomatoes
- MELANSON - Disease Management - Are YOU Prepared
- MERKL - Complying With New Worker Protection Standards
- REYNOLDS - Grower’s Perspective
- SNYDER - Greenhouse Tomatoes - Listen Up!
STONEVILLE, Miss. -- In response to producer concern over a significant agricultural pest, the Mississippi State University Extension Service will host a forum on Aug. 17.
The free ArkLaMiss Emergency Forum on Redbanded stink bugs will be at 2 p.m. at the Capps Center in Stoneville on the campus of the Delta Research and Extension Center. University researchers, Extension specialists and crop consultants from Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi will share the latest data and management recommendations.
VERONA, Miss. -- Mississippi State University experts are hosting a Mississippi Medallion Program Aug. 24 in Verona to demonstrate how these top-performing ornamental plants can be used in home gardens.
The event runs from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center. The presenter will be Geoff Denny, horticulture specialist with the MSU Extension Service.
Combines began rolling in Mississippi Delta rice fields as soon as growers marked the beginning of August, but wet weather soon shut down early harvest attempts.
Bobby Golden, a rice and soil fertility agronomist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said yields are expected to be favorable when fields are dry enough for harvest, though overall acreage will be down this year.
PICAYUNE, Miss. -- What was once a Grade A dairy farm for more than 20 years now serves as the flower farm owned by Terri Doyle and her husband, Dave.
Located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Coastal Ridge Farm offers fresh bouquets that can be found at Rouse's Markets in the New Orleans area and on the coast from May to November.
"The dairy industry had been getting tougher every year for small dairies," Terri Doyle explained. "When Hurricane Katrina hit and destroyed a lot of our property, Dave and I decided it was time to close the dairy."
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- A group interested in learning more about the ancient and popular art of winemaking will attend an upcoming workshop on the topic Sept. 15 at Mississippi State University.
The Growing, Making and Improving Wines Workshop will be at the A.B. McKay Food Research and Enology Laboratory on the MSU campus. The MSU Extension Service and the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station are offering the daylong workshop.