Monthly Archives: September 2015

Travelogue: IPPS International Tour


The Southern Region of the International Plant Propagators’ Society (IPPS) is hosting the international board.  Dr. Patricia Knight, Department Head of Coastal Research and Extension Center, is the current President.  Therefore, it is our pleasure to host the Board for a tour of nurseries and cultural attractions along the Gulf Coast.  Our tour starts in New Orleans and ends at the Southern Region meeting in Tampa!  Participants will begin coming in tomorrow from China, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, England, South Africa, and elsewhere.


Stay tuned to follow us on our adventures!GEO_Globe

Farm to School Workshop — September 17th — Biloxi


Join us September 17th for an informative workshop on Farm to School in Mississippi!

Time:  9-noon

Location:  MSU Coastal Research and Extension Center

1815 Popps Ferry Road

Biloxi, MS  39532

Please RSVP to by Sept.11.

For more information, check out the attached flyer!

Regional Farm to School Workshop_biloxi

Dine Out. Do Good.


Dine out. Do Good.

September is No Kid Hungry month.

All month long, people from across the country will come together to raise funds and awareness for fighting childhood hunger by dining out for No Kid Hungry at participating restaurants.

Each year, 16 million children in America face food insecurity every day. September is a month when everyone can become part of the solution simply by dining out. Thousands of participating restaurants are incentivizing customers to help No Kid Hungry through unique promotions that include percentage of your purchase, discounts or coupons on your return visit. You win from the restaurant’s promotion. The restaurant wins for having you as a customer. And America’s kids win, because you helped make No Kid Hungry take a step closer to becoming a reality.

All month long you can find a participating dine out restaurant by visiting or by texting DINE to 877-877. Bring your family, friends and coworkers to enjoy a meal and special offer from one of the thousands of participating partners. Share your visit by posting a picture and tagging with #NoKidHungry.