News Filed Under Agriculture
Landowners will receive insights into oil and gas lease issues during daylong educational events April 30 in Oktibbeha County.
A Mississippi State cotton agronomist is the new head of the university’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences.
Darrin Dodds, a 12-year veteran of the department, takes the helm April 1.
Recent rainfall in north Mississippi has flooded many areas and made much Delta farmland unworkable as the time approaches for planting and other traditional tasks.
Central Mississippi agricultural producers and industry professionals met with Mississippi State University personnel to discuss research and education priorities at the 2019 Producer Advisory Council meeting on Feb. 20.
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- The Dicamba Applicator Training required for individuals who plan to apply dicamba herbicide products in Xtend cropping systems has been opened online and scheduled at several sites in the Delta and north Mississippi.
Agricultural commodity groups meet annually with research and Extension personnel to convey needs and hear updates.
A new research center in the Mississippi Delta is tasked with studying agricultural water management to protect this critical natural resource.
The Dixie National Sale of Junior Champions began in 1969 as a conversation between two Mississippi State University livestock specialists dedicated to building better youth through livestock programs.
Almost 10 percent of Mississippi’s $11 billion in annual exports are agricultural products, and Mississippi State University Extension Service experts are working to see that amount increase.
Farms profit margins vary as input costs rise and market prices fluctuate, making every expense significant.
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- The time of year has come for producers in Mississippi to provide input on agricultural programming and research at Mississippi State University.
The MSU Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will host three Producer Advisory Council meetings in February. The meetings give producers across the state an opportunity to communicate their needs to Extension and Experiment Station personnel.
Organic produce sales in the U.S. reached $16 billion last year, and demand is projected to continue.
Words like sustainability can become buzzwords and are often misunderstood or misused, but despite its widespread use, this term isn’t going anywhere.
An additional certification requirement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is now in place for individuals who plan to apply dicamba in Xtend cropping systems.
In a state where temperatures exceed 90 degrees more than 100 days a year, heat control in poultry houses is a very important consideration for Mississippi's biggest agricultural industry.
Wet and ugly winter weather sends many Mississippians looking for a vacation, and timeshare or interval plans can be the ticket with careful planning.
Fruit and vegetable growers, or those interested in getting into the business, are invited to a daylong conference Feb. 26 in Verona.
If you finally got that drone you’ve been wishing for, keep an eye on the federal regulations that govern their use to make sure you know what you can and can’t do with it. (Photo by Jonathan Parrish/Cindy Callahan)
Agricultural professionals are invited to attend the 2019 General Pest Management Workshop Jan. 24 at the Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Raymond.