Funding, Financing, and Grant Writing for Local Foods Development

Mississippi State University Extension, Center for Government and Community Development Presents: Funding, Financing, and Grant Writing for Local Foods Development Columbus, Mississippi, Lowndes County Extension Office 485 Tom Rose Road, Columbus 39701 February 16, 2018 9:30 am – 3:00 pm 9:30 am – What grants are out there? Are they right for me? Susan Lawrence, Mississippi…

2018 Blueberry Education Workshop

Blueberry Education Workshop Tuesday, January 23, 2018 – 5:00pm MSU Extension – Forrest County office 952 Sullivan Drive Hattiesburg, MS 39401-2714  2018AGENDA.pdf Topics for this year’s workshop include updates on spotted wing drosophila, training required under the Food Safety Modernization Act, disease sampling techniques, drought tolerance of rabbiteye blueberries and the potential of Unmanned Aerial Systems technology…

High Tunnel Field Day: Dec. 5th at the Beaumont Horticultural Unit

“High Tunnels, Low Tunnels, Row Covers, Field Production, and Appropriate Technologies”   DECEMBER 2017   Training for Agricultural Professionals, Educators, Service Providers, Farmer Group Leaders   TUES      DEC 5TH    MSU BEAUMONT HORTICULTURAL UNIT                          The Alliance, with support from Southern SARE PDP and…

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…

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…

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…