FARM Corps

The mission of Mississippi FARM Corps is to provide a ready, willing, and able workforce of National Guard and Reserve soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines, and other military veterans in service to American agriculture. Check out https://extension.msstate.edu/farmcorps/ for employee and employer resources as well as job listings!

Mississippi Hemp Production

USDA Accepting Applications for Mississippi Hemp Production Licenses The Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Act (Senate Bill 2725) was signed into law on June 29, 2020. This act legalized the cultivation of hemp under a state plan to be created and implemented by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce. Although the act allowed for a state hemp…

Creating Your Own Garden of Eatin’

I recently presented at the Mississippi State Master Gardeners’ Conference in Cleveland, Mississippi!  We had a great time time and I got to share some ideas about edible landscapes.  Please click the link below to check out my PowerPoint presentation. Edible Landscapes_Creating Your Own Garden of Eatin 2019

Annual Field Day…THIS THURSDAY!

Please join us June 6 at the Annual Beaumont Horticultural Unit Field Day! We’re located at 478 Hwy 15N, Beaumont, MS 39423 Pre-registration is NOT required!

Farmers and Ranchers Training

– Field Day –   Farmers and Ranchers Training: Production, Financial, Marketing, and Food Safety Issues; and Challenges Facing Beginning Farmers and Ranchers       Friday, April 26, 2019 Registration: 8:00AM – Program: 9:00AM to 4:00PM    Mississippi State University Beaumont Horticultural Unit (Beaumont, Mississippi)     DIRECTIONS TO MSU BEAUMONT HORTICULTURAL UNIT The MSU…

MS Women for Ag Annual Meeting Announced

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Mississippi Women for Agriculture Annual Meeting on March 7th and 8th at the Farm Bureau Building in Jackson, MS. Registration cost is $25.00 and can be paid at the door or by making your check payable and mailing to: Mississippi Women for Agriculture PO Box 6062 Mississippi State, MS 39762…

FoodCorps Service Member Applications Open for 2019-2020 Year!

FoodCorps Service Member Applications Open for 2019-2020 Year! FoodCorps believes that every child has a right to healthy and delicious food at school. If you share this belief, join them for this upcoming school year! Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 school year. Positions are open in 17 states and in the DC area….