Vegetable Growers’ Workshop in Hattiesburg on Jan. 16th

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – Vegetable producers in south Mississippi can attend a workshop offered by the Forrest County Extension Service on Jan. 16.

The Hattiesburg American reports (http://hatne.ws/1f8EhjF ) speakers include David Nagel, a Mississippi State University Extension professor, and David Phillips with Seminis Vegetable Seeds. Nagel’s topic will be “Profits from Produce Growing,” covering organic and man-made fertilizers. Phillips will discuss seed varieties.

The session will be held at 6 p.m. the Forrest County Extension Office, 952 Sullivan Drive in Hattiesburg.

Reservations and more information are available by calling 601-545-6083.

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About veggiedr

Christine is an Associate Research and Extension Professor of Urban Horticulture at the Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi, MS. She works as the resident scientist at the Beaumont Horticultural Unit in Perry County, MS. Her research interests include urban agriculture, backyard farming, container gardening, high tunnel production, local foods, horticultural therapy, green roofs, and small farm issues. Christine is passionate about feeding people and growing farmers.

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