New Fruit and Vegetable Disease Management Publications Available!

Several new or updated resources for fruit and vegetable disease management are now available. These publications are available at the links below.       MSU Extension Pub: F1139          Plant Disease Sample Submission Form (new, 2017)                                                                 *This is the new submission form for the Extension Plant Diagnostic Lab.   MSU Extension Pub: F0448          Nematode…

Upcoming Events!

Beginning Farmer Workshop Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 7-9 p.m. at the Green County Vo-Tech Center located at 173 Vo-Tech Rd in Leakesville, MS  39451.  The National Center for Appropriate Technology is partnering with the Southeast Mississippi Co-op to host a free beginning farmer workshop; this workshop will include such topics as livestock and vegetable…

National Farmers Market Week: August 4-10, 2013

Summer is in full swing, and it’s a great time to visit your local farmers market!  Here in Mississippi, you can still find watermelons, cantaloupes, squash, cucumbers, and of course, tomatoes! Below is a press release distributed this morning by the USDA filled with Farmers Market Facts!   USDA Celebrates National Farmers Market Week, August…

Program for Beaumont Field Day – June 13

Vegetable Field Day Beaumont Horticultural Unit June 13, 2013 8:00    Registration and Biscuits 8:30     Welcome 8:45     Overview of the Beaumont Horticultural Unit                         Dr. Christine Coker 9:00    Pollinators for Vegetables                         Dr. Blair Sampson 9:15      Safe Handling of Produce                         Dr. Barakat Mahmoud Move to Field Station Presentations (15 mins each) 9:40     Management Practices for…