News By Department: Ag & Bio Engineering
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Farmers in Monroe and Tunica counties can dispose of unused hazardous agricultural products at two separate events.
The Waste Pesticide Disposal events, organized by the Mississippi State University Extension Service, will accept insecticides, herbicides and fungicides. Household chemicals, rinsates, and empty and bulk containers will not be accepted.
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GREENWOOD, Miss. – Mississippi farmers and residents who live in the Greenwood area can drop off their unused agricultural pesticides and electronic waste during the Agricultural Pesticide Disposal Day event.
The collection event is Nov. 19 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of the Leflore County Civic Center located at 200 Highway 7 North in Greenwood.
Three years ago, participants in the Mississippi State University Seed Technology Short Course familiarized themselves with each step of a seed’s journey from bin to bag. This year, the course will focus on the same process from field to bin.
Mary Love Tagert is one of four individuals selected nationally as a fellow in the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program.
As farmers head out to their fields, locating underground utility lines may not be at the top of their safety checklists.
But this knowledge should be a top priority, said Leslie Woolington, a risk management specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.
Seed-applied technologies and seed treatment processes will be among the topics covered at this year’s MSU Seed Technology Short Course.
By Jessica Smith
MSU Extension Service
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- A climate-smart agriculture program at Mississippi State University helped train international agricultural leaders to achieve the global priority of maintaining safe, reliable food supplies.