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Plant Systems

Protecting Honey Bees from Pesticides will outline the best management practices to better protect honey bees from pesticides in urban and agricultural environments.

Sprayer Calibration Simplified will educate herbicide applicators on a calibration procedure for boom and boomless applicators.

Identification and Treatment of the Most Commonly Encountered Diseases of Honey Bees will provide basic information through curricula that will help beekeepers recognize the most common and serious diseases that affect honey bees.

Insect Management in Cotton will educate clientele on identification of insect problems and measures needed to correct the problem.

Maintaining Home Landscapes will help participants improve home landscapes and retain property value through regular maintenance and proper care.

Master Gardener will train volunteers in home horticulture to assist the county offices in dissemination of home horticulture information.

Mississippi Soybean Demo Program will provide the resources, information, and training for clients to make informed decisions regarding best management options for soybean production in Mississippi.

The Pipe Planner 101 is a free web-based application that provides information on how to manage water usage through designed irrigation plans. Participants will learn about the aquifer problem in the Delta, how Pipe Planner can address declining aquifer levels, and how to use Pipe Planner for designing irrigation plans for specific situations. For more information contact Dr. Jason Krutz at...

Practical Gardening through Hands-On Learning will open up horticulture education to the general public in a way that is both stimulating and practical.

Principles of Mississippi Rice Production will outline current best management practices for rice production.

Promoting Specialty Crops as Local will help producers make informed choices about promoting farms and specialty crops.

Sustainable Home Lawn Management will educate Extension clientele on how to better manage their home lawns.

Training the Trainer: Plant Disease will provide skilled trainers for the Plant Disease section of the Master Gardener Program.

The Understanding Fundamental Agronomy and Crop Physiology to Guide Soybean Production in the Mississippi Delta program will teach soybean producers about basic soybean agronomy and physiology. After completing this program, participants will be able to identify soybean growth stages, understand management consideration associated with each growth stage, know the importance of light...

Weed Control in Mississippi Row Crops covers general weed science concepts and preparing for weed control in Mississippi crops.