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Commodity advisory meeting set for Feb. 25
BILOXI – An upcoming meeting will allow producers of various commodities in Mississippi’s coastal region to help guide Mississippi State University’s research and educational programs in the district.
Experts from the MSU Extension Service and the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will be available to discuss current issues, share research results and answer questions at the annual Commodity Advisory Council meeting Feb. 25 at the Coastal Research and Extension Center.
Individual commodity sessions include commercial ornamental horticulture, fruits, livestock, row crops, seafood and aquaculture, forestry, home horticulture, vegetables, equine and beekeeping. Each commodity group will share its research and Extension priorities during a general session.
Deadline for preregistration is Feb. 15. On-site registration begins at 9 a.m., and the meeting will end at 2:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided.
The Coastal Research and Extension Center is located at 1815 Popps Ferry Road in Biloxi.
For more information or to register, contact the Coastal Research and Extension Center at 228-388-4710.