Muscadine Field Day

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Muscadine Field Day

Mississippi State University will host the annual Muscadine Field Day Aug. 27 at the McNeill Research Unit.

Speakers from the MSU Extension Service, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service will discuss muscadine cultivars, best production practices, and insects and diseases.

The field day is from 9-11 a.m. Preregistration is not required for the free event. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

The McNeill Research Unit is located at 7 Gill Road near Carriere. Take Exit 15 off I-59 and drive west to Highway 11 in McNeill. Drive south on Highway 11 for about 2 miles.

Small bags will be provided for sampling fruit. Other bags and containers will not be allowed for that purpose.

For more information, contact Eric Stafne, MSU Extension fruit crops specialist, at 601-403-8939.

Calling All Agricultural Professionals! — Mississippi Food Policy Council

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Calling all Agricultural Professionals: the Farm to Table Experience offers several opportunities to hone your skills and learn about new trends in the farm to table industry! Several sessions offered for agricultural professionals at all levels. Sign up for a session today: Plenary – “New Markets, New Opportunities: USDA’s Know Your Farmer, Know Your […]

via Calling All Agricultural Professionals! — Mississippi Food Policy Council

International Women’s Day Tea and Floral Design

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International Women’s Day Tea and Floral Design

In recognition of International Women’s Day, MSU Coastal Research & Extension Center is offering a program on Tuesday, March 8, from 1:00-4:30 p.m.  The program highlights the art and science of tea and includes talks/demonstrations on:

  • Japanese Tea Ceremony, Chieko Iwata, Japanese cultural artist in residence, MSU School of Human Sciences
  • Tea production in Mississippi, Judson LeCompte, MSU Plant and Soil Sciences
  • Ikebana, the art of Japanese floral design, Jim DelPrince MSU Coastal

 

Please share the information with any persons or groups who may be interested.

 

Online registration is available at coastal.msstate.edu, Programs, Floral Design, Floral Enthusiast. tea flyer