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Filed Under: Flower Gardens January 15, 2018

The weather to start 2018 has certainly been crazy. We had more than a week of temperatures in the mid-20s (Freezemageddon) followed by a week of moderate, more normal January temperatures. Now, we’re freezing again this week.

Filed Under: Specialty Crop Production, Local Food System Economies, Herb Gardens, Vegetable Gardens January 11, 2018

CARRIERE, Miss. -- The Small Farm Training Center will host the Alliance of Sustainable Farms field day on Jan. 19 in Hancock County.

Farm operators Terry and Elicia Sheldon, along with student apprentices who live and work at the center, will show attendees their techniques for growing organic produce.

Purple pansy flowers and leaves are drooping and covered with a layer of frost.
Filed Under: Flower Gardens January 8, 2018

What a crazy week we had to start off 2018 as “Freeze-mageddon” came blowing through with several nights of temperatures in the 20s or worse across the state.

I’ve been hearing and reading comments about the extreme cold we’re experiencing and how unusual it is. But to tell you the truth, these temperatures are not that unusual. 

Filed Under: Vegetable Gardens January 8, 2018

VERONA, Miss. -- Produce growers can enhance their operations through an upcoming workshop hosted by the Mississippi State University Extension Service.

The 2018 North Mississippi Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference will be held at the MSU Agri-Center in Verona Feb. 8-9.

Filed Under: Trees January 8, 2018

RAYMOND, Miss. -- Landowners with an interest in the forestry industry are invited to attend the annual conference of the Professional Arborist Association of Mississippi.

The 2018 annual conference will be held at the Eagle Ridge Conference Center in Raymond Jan. 25-26.

Success Stories

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STEM – Science Technology Engineering and Math, Dairy, Pesticide Applicator Certification, City and County Government, Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers, Soil Testing, Natural Resources Extension Matters: Volume 3 Number 3

4-H Debuts New Curriculum · Extension Develops Workforce · La-Z-Boy Donates Fabric · Stars Focus On Sustainability · Extension Directs Herbicide Training · Youth Discover Dairy Science · Soil Lab Welcomes New Manager

brightly colored wooden fence and gate
Community, Family Dynamics, Flower Gardens, Youth Gardening Extension Matters: Volume 3 Number 3

Before she became the Hancock County Youth Court judge, Elise Deano was a school teacher. She jokes that she became a lawyer because she taught school, but Deano wants to make sure young people get an opportunity to turn their lives around.

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Winter Kale
Southern Gardening

Winter Kale

Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 7:00am
Poinsettia Revival
Southern Gardening

Poinsettia Revival

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 7:00am
Puff the Magic Snap Dragon
Southern Gardening

Puff the Magic Snap Dragon

Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 2:00am
Sunny Side-Garden
Southern Gardening

Sunny Side-Garden

Sunday, December 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
Peter's Projects
Southern Gardening

Peter's Projects

Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 2:15am

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