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Rain brings challenges for strawberry growers (05-22-2015)
Seemingly endless rains this spring are challenging Mississippi’s strawberry crop.

Foxgloves provide dramatic impacts (05-22-2015)
Foxglove can create a dramatic effect with its tall spires of flowers but is an underused plant in Mississippi, especially in the southern counties.

Forward thinking helps navigate legal waters (05-22-2015)
Older Americans, along with their caregivers and families, can better navigate legal and financial waters related to aging by making appropriate plans, protecting their identities and being aware of scams.

Plant warm-season food plots for deer (05-22-2015)
Summer is a critical season for white-tailed deer, especially in the Deep South.

Food access is an issue for older Mississippians (05-21-2015)
Eating a bowl of cereal for dinner can demonstrate the many factors that contribute to food insecurity for older Americans.

MSU profs contributed to European ag conference (05-21-2015)
Four Mississippi State University professors participated in the joint conference of the Association of International Agricultural and Extension Education and the European Seminar on Extension and Education in the Netherlands in late April.

Actions, inactions impact soil health (05-21-2015)
Mississippi farmers should not take the state’s rich soil for granted, but the question of the best way to treat this valuable resource sparks debate.

Hay, forage producers wage war on fire ants (05-19-2015)
Southern farmers may never win the battle against imported fire ants, but aggressive tactics can slow the pests’ invasion, reduce damage and prevent further spread across the United States.

Hay, forage topics at Newton field day (05-19-2015)
Producers can learn about production and management methods for hay and other forage crops during a June 30 field day in Newton.

Rural tourism workshop to be held June 1-2 (05-18-2015)
A rural tourism workshop on June 1-2 in West Point will focus on technology and offer new ideas for attracting visitors to the state’s hidden treasures.

Angelonia varieties handle Mississippi heat, humidity (05-18-2015)
Many seasoned gardeners, myself included, consider Angelonia one of the best plants for the hot summer garden.