Extension Program Priorities
The priorities listed below were developed by MSU-ES Administration for the Federal Plan of Work and will be utilized in developing the State, Regional, and County Plans of Work. These priorities also determine the regional expertise needed within the MSU Extension faculty and staff. These priorities may change pending continued needs assessment at the local level.
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Once every decade, Mississippians have the chance to make a difference at the local, state and national levels.
Participating in the U.S. Census has a large impact on daily life. Being underrepresented as a state leads to reduced representation in Congress and less federal funding for education, infrastructure, emergency response and wellness programs. In short, there are long-term negative effects of not participating in the census.