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…

Muscadine Field Day

Mississippi State University will host the annual Muscadine Field Day Aug. 27 at the McNeill Research Unit. Speakers from the MSU Extension Service, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service will discuss muscadine cultivars, best production practices, and insects and diseases. The field day is from 9-11…

High Tunnel Field Day

Please join us for the George County High Tunnel Field Day this Thursday, March 5th! When:  9:30 a.m. Where:  Tubular Structures, 134 Summers Lane, Lucedale, MS 39452 Please RSVP the George County Extension Office at 601.947.4223. LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED Topics: Design and Construction Siting Pest Control (insects and diseases) High Tunnel field day flyer

Save the Date! Beaumont Horticultural Unit Field Day

Save the Date!   The Annual Field Day at the Beaumont Horticultural Unit will be held June 12, 2014! Registration begins at 8:00 and the program runs from 8:30 to noon! Please make plans to join us! Mississippi State University Beaumont Horticultural Unit 478 Hwy. 15 N Beaumont, MS 39423 601.788.6616

Beaumont Field Day Recap

On June 13, 2013 the annual Vegetable Field Day was held at the Beaumont Horticultural Unit in Perry County, MS.  The event was a great success.  Thanks to our speakers and participants for making the day so great! Be sure to mark your calendar for next year’s Field Day on June 12, 2014!

Upcoming Events and Opportunities

Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP) USDA’s Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP) provides matching funds on a competitive basis to State Departments of Agriculture to assist in exploring new market opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural products, and to encourage research and innovation aimed at improving the efficiency and performance of the marketing system. FSMIP funds…

Alliance for Sustainable Agricultural Production Field Day

Alliance for Sustainable Agricultural Production FIELD DAY REMINDER: FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013 Major topics will include: Crop Scouting and Integrated Pest, Weed, and Disease Management; and Farm Certification Assistance.  Insects, weeds, diseases, and other pests can severely damage and destroy crops, reduce crop yields, and negatively impact crop quality.  Top experts will show farmers and gardeners…

Ornamental Field Day – Poplarville

Last Thursday I had the opportunity to share a couple of projects with about 80 attendees at the 39th Annual Ornamental Field Day at the MSU South MS Branch Station in Poplarville. The first study I shared was the Green Roof project that Dr. Gary Bachman and I are working on at the Armed Forces…