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MSU students recognized at regional ASA meeting

STONEVILLE – Two Mississippi State University students placed in competitions at the Southern Branch of the American Society of Agronomy annual meeting February in Orlando, Fla.

MSU agronomy student Jennifer Corbin of Cleveland placed second in the graduate division for her oral presentation on crops. Corbin is a research associate in rice at MSU’s Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville.

Joshua White of Ackerman, a doctoral student in agronomy, placed second in the graduate student crops poster contest. White managers forage variety testing at MSU.

MSU agronomy student Lee Atwell also participated in the competition. The Blytheville, Ark., native works as a research associate in rice at the Delta Research and Extension Center.

The Southern Branch of the ASA includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rica, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virgin Islands, Virginia and Texas.

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Released: March 8, 2013
Writer:  Dr. Rebekah Ray
Contact:  Dr. Tim Walker, (662) 686-3278