STARKVILLE -- Cotton and corn acreage in Mississippi are more than 30% below March projections, while growers of soybeans and peanuts planted much more than initially forecasted.
RAYMOND -- Good spring weather conditions in southeast Mississippi kept watermelon production on track.
Some growers in these southeastern counties, where most of the state’s watermelons are grown, are just beginning to harvest their crops.
Missisippi State University has named is spring 2020 graduates, including students from Clarksdale.
Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU.
The Mississippi Levee Board today submitted a scientific Report entitled “The Effects of Recent Flooding Events on Ecological Resources in the Yazoo Backwater Area of Mississippi” to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers demonstrating that removal of flood water helps, rather than hurts, environmental resources.
W. Stacey Gillison, AFM with Agriworld, Inc. in Lake Village, Ark., was recently recognized by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers(ASFMRA) for 25 years of membership within the organization.
Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson sent a letter to grocery retailers across the state this week urging them to discontinue imposing limits on the quantity of milk that consumers are allowed to purchase.
Farming is one of the most dangerous jobs on the planet, third behind working on the deck of an aircraft carrier and hard-rock mining.
All farm employees, farmers, family and friends to be need to be reminded of the things that will help farming be safer as spring planting gets closer.
Mississippi farmers are gearing up for the 2018 growing season, which means everyone needs to be prepared to share the road with tractors and other equipment.
Patrick Poindexter, Alcorn County coordinator with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said being aware and patient can keep everyone safe.