Strawberry Short Course

Strawberry Short Course Choctaw, MS (just west of Philadelphia) May 13 & 14, 2014 Attendees must mail, email, or fax reservations to confirm attendance at the workshop. There is no charge to attend and lunch will be provided. However, you MUST reserve a spot as attendance is limited to 50. Please fill out the form…

Save the Date! Beaumont Horticultural Unit Field Day

Save the Date!   The Annual Field Day at the Beaumont Horticultural Unit will be held June 12, 2014! Registration begins at 8:00 and the program runs from 8:30 to noon! Please make plans to join us! Mississippi State University Beaumont Horticultural Unit 478 Hwy. 15 N Beaumont, MS 39423 601.788.6616

Are “Sustainable” and “Organic” Synonymous?

Originally posted on Mississippi Fruit and Nut Blog:
I was recently at a meeting where the terms “sustainable” and “organic” were used interchangeably.  I found this interesting.  Are they really synonymous?  First we should define these terms.  According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, sustainable means: 1. capable of being sustained 2 a : of, relating to,…