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MSU’s Farmweek TV show gets new time slot on MPB

Farmweek, the state’s oldest and locally produced agricultural television news show, has moved to Saturdays at 6 p.m. and Mondays at 6 a.m. on Mississippi Public Broadcasting. From left, Leighton Spann, Artis Ford and Amy Taylor launched the show’s 37th season this month. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Scott Corey) Farmweek, the state’s oldest and locally produced agricultural television news show, has moved to Saturdays at 6 p.m. and Mondays at 6 a.m. on Mississippi Public Broadcasting. From left, Leighton Spann, Artis Ford and Amy Taylor launched the show’s 37th season this month. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Scott Corey)

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Mississippians interested in the state’s latest agricultural news will need to tune in or set their digital video recorders to a different time.

Farmweek, the state’s oldest and only locally produced agricultural television news show, has moved to Saturdays at 6 p.m. and Mondays at 6 a.m. on Mississippi Public Broadcasting. The show also can be seen on the nationwide satellite and cable TV network RFD-TV Fridays at 5 p.m. and on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 3 a.m., or online at http://msucares.com/news/farmweek/index.html.

The Mississippi State University Extension Service and the MSU Office of Agricultural Communications have produced Farmweek since Oct. 3, 1977. The show began its 37th season this month. More than 1,800 weekly productions have been broadcast, and the show is aired nationwide and statewide 52 weeks per year.

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Released: October 9, 2013
Writer: Keri Collins Lewis
Contact: Artis Ford, 662-325-1720

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