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…

Mississippi MarketMaker In-Service Training Workshop and Outreach

Originally posted on Mississippi MarketMaker Blog: Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico and Beyond:
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…

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…