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Small Farm Outdoor Demonstration Workshop

Thursday, December 19, 2019 -
9:00am - 2:30pm

Walthall County Library, 707 Union Road
Tylertown, MS 39667

Registration must be received by Monday, December 16, 2019. You must register to attend.


By Mail:
Alisha McNeal
PO Box 9690
Mississippi State, MS 39762


Registration begins at 8:30am and the program begins at 9:00am. Lunch will be provided. The program will wrap up at 2:30pm.

Presentation Topics

  • Forage and Livestock Management
  • USDA Programs and Services
  • Leasing Land for Multiple Recreational Uses
  • Timber Management
  • Farm Security

Why Attend?

Earn supplemental income from your land

We help landowners learn about generating supplemental income from their property. Whether you have considered an outdoor business or already have a business that you wish to expand, the information at this workshop will help you.

Talk directly to experts and landowners

Morning presentations will allow you ask questions and talk to wildlife habitat specialists, local forest landowners, NRCS (USDA) experts, and more.

Learn about different outdoor businesses

Not sure what business might be right for you? We’ll talk about the various types of outdoor businesses, including the pros and cons and income potential of each. Examples includeleasing your land for hunting and outdoor recreation.

Need more information?

Visit the Natural Resource Enterprises program website at for information about what we do, how to start a business, how to operate a business, how to grow a business, and more.

More Info


Via MS-25 South and MS-13 South:
Get on MS-25 S.
Continue on MS-25 S. Take MS-13 S towards Holmes St.
Turn left onto Holmes St.
Signs will be posted to identify where to turn into the workshop site.
Via US-45 and I-59:
Get onto US-45
Get onto US-45 South ramp towards Meridian
Take the exit onto I-20 West/I-59 South to Meridian
Keep left at the fork to continue on I-59 South
Follow signs for Laurel/New Orleans
Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 65 to merge onto US-98 W/Hardy
St towards Columbia
Turn left onto Union Rd
Turn left onto Holmes St
Signs will be posted to identify where to turn into the workshop site.

For additional event information, call Orlando Phelps at 225-270-1379.

Department: Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture
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