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.
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 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.