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Farmweek is Mississippi's oldest and only locally-produced agricultural television news show. It is produced by the Office of Agricultural Communications for the Mississippi State University Extension Service. Our first show aired October 3, 1977.

Farmweek airs on the RFD-TV network on Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. central time / 5:30 p.m. eastern time and on the Mississippi Public Broadcasting network Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. central with a replay on Monday at 6:00 a.m. central.

Amy Taylor, host of Farm and Family

Farm and Family radio shows feature interviews with experts and agricultural officials about timely topics related to Mississippi agriculture.

Southern Gardening Television is a weekly, 1 1/2 minute television segment designed to air within Mississippi television newscasts. Segments are designed for persons interested in lawn and garden care. The show features Extension Horticulturist Gary Bachman and is produced by video producer Tim Allison.

Southern Gardening Radio is also found here.

The Food Factor presents the best, research-based information related to food, nutrition, diet, and healthy lifestyles. Our host, Natasha Haynes, is an experienced educator with the Mississippi State University Extension Service who has spent 15 years sharing tips for healthy living with Mississippians of all ages. She brings food science down to earth and makes it useful for today’s families.

The Food Factor airs weekly on these stations:

  • WAPT in Jackson - Sunday morning news
  • WLOX Biloxi, MS - Saturday morning news
  • WTOK Meridian, MS - Monday morning show
  • WTVA Tupelo, MS - Monday midday news
  • WABG Greenville, MS - Thursday at 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Extension stories may be instructional videos, PSAs, behind the scenes moments, or expanded features from our television shows and are typically found only online.