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MSU offers Aug. 23 muscadine field day
CARRIERE -- The 2014 Muscadine Field Day in Pearl River County on Aug. 23 will allow growers to learn from Mississippi State University researchers and examine the grape vines growing at the MSU McNeill Research Unit.
The event will run from 9 to 11 a.m. at the MSU research facility near Carriere. Participants will get to examine the fruit on the vines and hear speakers from MSU and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service.
Timely topics related to muscadine grapes include cultivars, best production practices, and insects and disease.
The Research Unit is located at 7 Ben Gill Road, Carriere. Contact MSU Extension Service fruit crop specialist Eric Stafne, 601-403-8939 or email@example.com, for more information.