Conversations about Coronavirus: Interview with Cardeysha Ward
David Buys interviews 4-H Master Wellness volunteer Cardeysha Ward, from Hinds County, about the impact of the coronavirus on young people. Cardeysha shares the struggles she and her friends have faced, the ways they stay connected and support each other, and what adults can do to help.
Conversations about Coronavirus: Interview with Wayne Madkin
Dr. David Buys, MSU Extension State Health Specialist, talks about COVID-19 in the African-American community with Wayne Madkin, business leader and former standout Mississippi State quarterback.
Conversations about Coronavirus: Mayor George Flaggs of Vicksburg, MS
Dr. David Buys, MSU Extension State Health Specialist, talks about COVID-19 with Mayor George Flaggs of Vicksburg, MS.
Signs of Stress and Ways to Cope
Dr. Mary Nelson Robertson, Extension Associate in the Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion Department, joins Dr. David Buys, MSU Extension State Health Specialist, to discuss signs of stress and ways to cope.
14-Day Meal Plan
Tess Clancy and Lisa Nunier, Dietetic Interns at Mississippi State University, join Dr. David Buys, MSU Extension State Health Specialist, to go over the details of what a 14-day meal plan looks like.
Natasha Haynes talks slowing down the spread of the Coronavirus
Natasha Haynes, host of the Food Factor for MSU Extension Service, shares tips on staying safe when it come to COVID-19.
Dr. Gary Bachman on COVID-19
Dr. Gary Bachman, host of Southern Gardening for MSU Extension Service, shares personal thoughts and tips on COVID-19.
Ways to Stay Healthy While at the Grocery Store
Dr. Courtney Crist, Extension Food Safety Specialist, joins Dr. David Buys, MSU Extension State Health Specialist, to discuss food concerns in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ways to Engage Your Children When Confined to the Home
Dr. Alisha Hardman, Extension Family Life & Evaluation Specialist, joins Dr. David Buys, MSU Extension State Health Specialist, to discuss ways to engage your children when confined to the home.
Simple Steps to Stay Healthy
Dr. David Buys, MSU Extension State Health Specialist, discussed simple says to stay healthy.
How to Talk to Children About the Coronavirus
Melissa Tenhet, a child development expert, joins Dr. David Buys, MSU Extension State Health Specialist, to discuss how we can talk to children about the coronavirus.
Understanding Coronavirus (COVID-19) Terminology
Dr. Will Evans, Professor and Head of the MSU Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion Department, joins Dr. David Buys, MSU Extension State Health Specialist, to discuss the terminology being used when discussing the Coronavirus.
Who is at Risk for the Coronavirus?
Dr. Cliff Story, Executive Director of MSU Health Services, joins Dr. David Buys, MSU Extension State Health Specialist, to talk about the facts regarding the Coronavirus.
How to Recognize Credible Coronavirus Information
Dr. David Buys, MSU Extension Health Specialist, goes over the ways to recognize a credible online source.
Hand Washing Demonstration
Natasha Haynes demonstrates the proper technique for washing your hands.
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- The saying goes that tough times bring out the best and worst in people. The COVID-19 pandemic is no exception, and consumers need to be wary of potential fraud related to the vaccine as it is rolled out.
Those who have not yet scheduled an appointment to receive their first dose will be waiting another month. On Jan. 15, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported that appointments may be limited until late January, as most of the state’s available vaccine inventory had already been scheduled or distributed.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service Head Start Program in Harrison County is proving resilient in safely living up to its mission of easing the transition to school for families with young children.
Mississippi farmers generated an estimated agricultural value of $7.35 billion in 2020, a 5% increase from 2019 that saw soybeans top forestry for the No. 2 spot behind poultry.
While Thanksgiving is an obvious food holiday, Christmas also brings numerous opportunities to celebrate with food, and every one of these should be done with care to keep guests healthy.
Byron Williams, state food processing specialists with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said safety is always a concern any time food is prepared, but it can become a bigger issue when there are lots of leftovers.
Because many families are celebrating this holiday season a little differently, we might feel a little stressed. One of the things that helps me stay grounded during this time is physical activity. It’s one of the most important things you can do for your health.
Variety trials exemplify Extension’s service to growers through pandemic
For 10 years, a small portion of Moody Farms in Tishomingo County has been sectioned off for cotton variety trial plots. That streak continued in 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lexington coalition organizes food giveaway amid pandemic
When the Guardian (U.S. edition) released its article “In the poorest county, in America’s poorest state, a virus hits home: ‘Hunger is rampant’” in early April 2020, a local coalition in Holmes County had already organized to create a food pantry in Lexington.
4-H’er creates instructional video
4-H’ers learn by doing, pandemic or no pandemic. So, even though Aaron Lampley could not meet with the Winston County Photography Club, he could leverage technology to increase his own skills and share his expertise with other photo enthusiasts.
Extension supports city clerks during pandemic
Many things about the way Jo Ann Robbins did her job changed when coronavirus hit.
“The COVID-19 pandemic impacted my work and my personal life in ways I never dreamed possible”
4-H’er uses tech to unite club, serve community
Not many teens—or adults, for that matter—know the ins and outs of Robert’s Rules of Order, but 17-year-old Chasity Moses is making a habit of knowing and doing things that set her apart.