Producer Advisory Council

Yesterday, the Coastal Research and Extension Center hosted its annual Producer Advisory Council meeting.  Representatives of various commodities from across southeast Mississippi came together to help shape research and outreach efforts.  I chaired the Vegetable Producer Session.  We had approximately 30 attendees!  Below are just some of the topics we discussed. Low tunnels:  there is…

Muscadine Pruning

We held a Muscadine Pruning Demo Workshop at the Beaumont Horticultural Unit on February 12, 2013.  A recap of the day’s events can be found on my colleague Dr. Eric Stafne’s blog.  Just click the link below!   Muscadine Pruning.

Upcoming Event: Native Orchids

On March 10, 2013 the Gulf Coast Orchid Society will host Dr. Doug Martin from Kansas City. KS.  He will speak on “Growing  Hardy Orchids.”  These plants are traditionally considered to be difficult to grow.  In reality, like all plants, hardy orchids will grow well if provided with the conditions to which they are adapted in…