SUCCESS Women’s Conference – Buy Your Tickets Today!

This conference is a MUST-ATTEND!  It’s a great opportunity to network with like-minded professional women, hone your leadership skills, and learn something new.  This year’s line-up of dynamic speakers is amazing, and of course, you don’t want to miss the Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon.  All for only $39!  Use the link below to buy…

Economic Impacts of Local Food Systems Webinar

The North American Food Systems Network (NAFSN) is pleased to announce another webinar in the Good Food Talk Series: Topic: Economic Impacts of Local Food Systems: Measuring Outcomes Date: Thursday, May  25, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm Eastern Time (10:00 am Pacific Time) Webinar Presenters Rich Pirog — Director, Center for Regional Food Systems, Michigan State University Dawn Thilmany — Professor, Agricultural & Resource Economics, Regional…

Beaumont Horticultural Unit Field Day is Coming Soon

Mark Your Calendars!   The annual field day at the Beaumont Horticultural Unit is June 1st! Registration begins at 7:30 with biscuits and breakfast burritos! The program begins at 8:15, and we have a great line-up of speakers this year!   Topics will include: New crape myrtle releases Pest management Floral Design Edible Landscaping and…

Season Extension and Commercial Strawberry Production Field Day

Season Extension and Commercial Strawberry Production Field Day A joint presentation of Mississippi State University and the Alliance for Sustainable Agricultural Production APRIL 4, 2017, 9 A.M.-4 P.M. MAFES Truck Crops Branch Experiment Station 2024 experiment Station Rd. Crystal Springs, MS 39056   Lunch provided by the Mississippi Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, including a strawberry…

Food Safety Training Opportunities

The Mississippi State University Extension Service and the Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion will host an Acidified Canned Foods (ACF) Training and General Food Safety Training for Mississippi Certified Farmers’ Market Vendors and the Cottage Food Industries. The workshop is designed to teach the basics of food safety and regulations for processing…

Pest Management Workshop – March 16, 2017

2017 General Pest Management Workshop Thursday, March 16, 2017 – 8:15 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.  2017 General Pest Management Workshop Agenda.pdf The 2017 General Pest Management Workshop will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2017, at the Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Raymond. The workshop will consist of a morning and afternoon session. Registration/check-in will…

2017 Brings Exciting Floral Programs to CREC

MSU Extension offers training programs in floral design to residents of the Mississippi Gulf Coast region and beyond.  Dr. Jim DelPrince is the lead specialist in this program and offers workshops and demonstrations at our Popps Ferry Road location.  The MSU Extension Floral Design program is divided into the following four groups aiding amateurs, professionals…