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Environmental Systems and Sustainability

Commercial Poultry Production in Mississippi: Methods, Myths, and More is a 4-part webinar series that will introduce the general public to the commercial poultry industry in Mississippi, poultry house management and control, and current industry and production topics relevant to the everyday consumer of chicken products.

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How to Implement Agricultural and Community-Based Recycling will teach municipal and county officials and employees how to plan and implement agricultural and domestic recycling opportunities in order to protect their natural resources and beautify their communities.

Target Audience(s):

Municipal and government elected officials and employees, but agricultural producers and...Read more

Mosquito Abatement and Community Service 2019 will prepare agents to lead youth in making their communities inhospitable to mosquitoes.

Target Audience(s):

Youth

Objectives:

Participants will:

  • Learn basic mosquito biology,
  • Learn monitoring techniques,
  • Learn mosquito abatement techniques, and
  • Help citizens learn
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Nutrients Management for Plant Systems While Protecting Environment and Sustaining Yield Production program provides information on the importance of soil and tissue sampling, how to interpret reports from soil testing, and recommendations for applying lime fertilizers. Participants will learn how to take soil and tissue samples and learn the importance of proper sampling techniques. ...Read more

Pesticide Safety Education – Private Applicator Training will provide training, education, and certification in the safe application and use of pesticides.

Target Audience(s):

All private users/workers and handlers of pesticides

Objectives:

Participants will:

  • Gain understanding of Worker Protection Standards and related safety practices,
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Private Applicator Safety Education will provide training, education, and certification in the safe application and use of pesticides. A private applicator is defined as an individual who is 18 years of age and who is producing an agriculture commodity on his/her land or on rented land. The county extension agent has the leadership role in providing training for private pesticide applicators...Read more

Unmanned Aerial Systems in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and General Public will educate commercial production operations (agriculture, forestry, survey, construction, etc.) business personnel on how UAS truly work, resulting in improved application of UAS technology in commercial operations.

Target Audience(s):

Agricultural growers, forestry, construction, engineering,...Read more