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…

Mississippi MarketMaker In-Service Training Workshop and Outreach

Originally posted on Mississippi MarketMaker Blog:
What is MarketMaker? MarketMaker “is the largest and most in-depth database of its kind featuring a diverse community of food-related businesses: buyers, farmers/ranchers, fisheries, farmers markets, processors/packers, wineries, restaurants and more. MarketMaker provides simple yet powerful search tools to connect with others across the production and distribution chain.” Read more…

Introducing the Community ExCHANGE

WORKSHOP LEARNING TO USE NEW HEALTH DATA VISUALIZATION TOOLS IN YOUR ORGANIZATION Introducing the Gulf Coast Community ExCHANGE a web-based healthy communities initiative transforming data into ACTION. Thursday, October 20, 2016 9:30  – 11:00 a.m. Knight Non-Profit Center Community Bank Room 11975 Seaway Road, Gulfport MS Space is limited to 12-15 participants. Please invite a colleague and RSVP to twyman@gccds.msstate.edu http://www.GulfCoastCommunityExCHANGE.org…

MFPC Quarterly Meeting Notice — Mississippi Food Policy Council

The Mississippi Food Policy Council invites everyone to attend our quarterly meeting set for October 14 from 11 am – 2 pm. The meeting will be held at the MSU CAVS Center in Canton. We will host three presentations: Chance McDavid, Mississippi State University – Statewide Local Food Meetups Keith Benson, Founder and Director of…

Local and Regional Food Webinar – October 7th, 2016

“Local & Regional Foods:  Connecting Regional Efforts” The South has seen significant activity around local and regional foods systems in the recent months.  As a result, a team of Extension and research professionals have come together to create a process for connecting these efforts and growing the work across states and disciplines.  Come see what…

Growing, Making, and Improving Wines Workshop

Growing, Making & Improving Wines Workshop  October 21, 2016  A.B. McKay Food Research & Enology Laboratory   Presented by Drs. Eric Stafne & Juan L. Silva  Mississippi State University   8:00 am               Registration 8:30 am               Introduction 9:00 am               Grape Varieties & other fruits  Bunch grapes Muscadines Others: Blueberry, Strawberry, Blackberry 10:00 am             Vine Management techniques to…

Specialty Crop & Green Producer Workshop

  Mississippi Farm Bureau is hosting a Specialty Crop and Green Producer Workshop   October 26, 2016 Cotton Blues Restaurant 6116 US 98, Hattiesburg 10 am – 2 pm Topics Include: Food Safety & Modernization Act FSA Loan Opportunities Grant Opportunities Market Development Labor Policy RMA Risk Management Products Worker Protection Standards   To RSVP,…