Healthy Soils and Water
Mississippi’s streams and waterways contribute greatly to the quality of life in our state. The waterscape resources below will help you to better understand the proper care and management of your water resources.
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- A new way of growing rice keeps costs down while maintaining yields, and Mississippi State University researchers say the method does not hinder application of the key fertilizer.
Alternate wetting and drying, or AWD, is a method for growing rice that allows fields to dry out before farmers flood them again. The conventional method of growing rice uses a continuous flood over the paddy.