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Publication Number: P2364
Publication Number: P3076
Publication Number: M2064
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News

August 9, 2017 - Filed Under: Food and Health, Food, Nutrition, SNAP-Ed, Herb Gardens, Vegetable Gardens, Youth Gardening

RAYMOND, Miss. -- The Mississippi State University Extension Service hired three regional registered dietitians to help in the fight against obesity and chronic disease in Mississippi.

Samantha Willcutt, Kaitlin DeWitt and Juaqula Madkin have joined the Extension Office of Nutrition Education. They oversee the Extension Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education, or SNAP-Ed, curriculum and delivery in their regions.

Christine Coker, a horticulture specialist with Mississippi State University, began sowing the seeds for her career in elementary school as a 4-H member. Now, she helps put food on Mississippians’ tables with her research and Extension projects.
July 5, 2017 - Filed Under: Commercial Horticulture, Women for Agriculture, Food, Flower Gardens, Vegetable Gardens

BEAUMONT, Miss. -- For 16 years, Christine Coker has been doing what she loves: putting food on people's tables.

"In college, I really liked the study of plants, but I knew I wasn't going to be the world's greatest botanist," she said. "What I really wanted to do was feed people."

September 12, 2016 - Filed Under: Community, Flower Gardens, Vegetable Gardens

CRYSTAL SPRINGS, Miss. -- Gardening enthusiasts and horticulture professionals can learn about the latest plants and gardening techniques during the Fall Flower & Garden Fest Oct. 14 and 15 in Crystal Springs.

May 27, 2016 - Filed Under: Vegetable Gardens, Nuisance Wildlife and Damage Management

STARKVILLE, Miss – Many of us look forward to a summer garden every year, especially after a long winter.

Unfortunately, many wildlife species find garden vegetables and plants just as delicious as we do. This leads to a battle -- a battle to keep the fruits of our labors to ourselves rather than providing a meal for the local wildlife.

Hattiesburg pharmacist Jim Murray grows vegetables and herbs on a salad table. The raised plant beds are built and distributed by Master Gardener volunteers trained by the Mississippi State University Extension Service. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Kevin Hudson)
May 20, 2016 - Filed Under: Lawn and Garden, Vegetable Gardens

May is Older Americans Month…

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- After pharmacist Jim Murray’s legs gave out at a Mississippi State University tailgate in 2007, his doctor told him his gardening days were over.

However, Murray is gardening again, thanks to the Pine Belt Master Gardeners’ salad table project.

Watch

Southern Blight on Tomatoes - MSU Extension Service
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 3:45pm
Tomato Tips  - MSU Extension Service
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
Winter Gardens
Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
Winter Vegetable Gardens
Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 6:00pm

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Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 7:00pm
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 7:00pm
Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

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