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…

Perennial Specialty Crops

We had a great turn out at the Beaumont Horticultural Unit’s annual field day last week!  We had a terrific program filled with lots of good information.  Today, I’d like to share a couple of handouts about perennial specialty crops. Dr. Wayne Porter and myself received a Specialty Crop Block Grant from the Mississippi Department…

Exciting School Garden Funding Opportunity!

Growing Lunch-A School Garden Grant Program Growing Lunch is a school garden grant program administered through the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce with the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.  Eligible schools can receive a grant up to $500 to purchase supplies needed to plant a school garden. Growing Lunch seeks to enhance the…