Extension Accessibility Statement
The Mississippi State University Extension Service is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.
Our Efforts to Support Accessibility
We take the following measures to ensure accessibility:
- Provide HTML for all new content.
- Provide alternative text descriptions for images, charts, and graphs.
- Use heading structure for navigating through content.
- Post only PDFs that pass Adobe Acrobat’s accessibility checker.
Current Accessibility Standard of the Site
WCAG 2.0 level AA
Current Content Conformance Status
Partially conformant: some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.
Known Accessibility Issues
Despite our best efforts, users may experience some issues. This is a description of known accessibility issues. Please contact us if you observe an issue that is not listed.
PDFs: We are in the process of removing inaccessible PDFs and currently loading only accessible PDFs.
Images: Some images may not have alternative text.
Videos: Some videos may not have closed captions.
Multiple links: Some pages have multiple links to the same location.
Color contrast: Some pages may have color contrast issues.
We assess the accessibility of this site using Siteimprove and internal monitoring.
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BILOXI, Miss. -- On April 21, beachgoers in Orange Beach, Ala., were enjoying a pleasant day of sun, sand and surf when they witnessed an incredible event they’ll never forget.
A deceased female great hammerhead shark, the largest of the three hammerhead species occurring in the Gulf of Mexico, suddenly washed ashore.
RAYMOND, Miss. -- A Mississippi State University food safety specialist has been named to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection. Byron Williams, an associate Extension professor of food science specializing in muscle foods processing, regulations and safety, was recently appointed by USDA Secretary Thomas Vilsack. Williams is also a member of the MSU Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion.
STONEVILLE, Miss. -- A long-time Mississippi State University entomologist and researcher has been named head of the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center. Jeff Gore assumed the role on Nov. 1.
BILOXI, Miss. -- Each summer, thousands of people flock to the Gulf Coast to soak up some sun and enjoy the water. With extensive beaches and abundant wildlife, there is no shortage of things to see and do here.
If you’re excited about the ocean, you won’t want to miss the park’s annual Shark Week at the Pier.
Angus Catchot assumed the role of interim head of the Mississippi State University Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center Sept. 1. Catchot, who is currently the associate director of operations for the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, will provide temporary leadership for the center’s faculty and staff, as well as the region’s branch experiment stations.