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.
I’m going to lose friends today for at least ten things I’m about to say in this column.
You see, I attended Mississippi State University and I never really liked the Confederate Battle Flag.
That’s the first one.
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.
Something was missing from Clarksdale this Spring.
Tourist from all over this great nation and the world were not walking our streets, in our restaurants and joints, shopping in our stores and sleeping in our hotels, motels and bed-and-breakfast inns.
And we missed them.