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Muscadine field day moved to Sept. 13
CARRIERE -- The Muscadine Field Day scheduled for August in Pearl River County has been moved to Sept. 13.
The field day will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Mississippi State University McNeill Research Unit near Carriere. The event will allow growers to learn from MSU researchers and examine the grape vines growing at the research unit.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.