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    "Extension’s Excellence in Tourism program provides participants with the tools they need to successfully market their community
    to visitors."

    - Thomas Gregory
    Mississippi Main Street
    executive director

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    "The Extension Keys to Community Program is helping these children be better citizens, more productive citizens. Extension means a lot in our community."

    - Joycelyn Robertson
    Kemper County tax assessor
    and collector

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    "For me, the most valuable resource Extension has is its people. The relationships I’ve developed over the past 30 years have been very beneficial—to the farm and to me personally."

    - Kendall Garraway
    2023 Sunbelt Ag Expo Southeastern
    Farmer of the Year Mississippi winner

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    "Extension is helping our community grow and offer more projects for our children. We need more of this—the children are our future."

    - Rosemary Williams
    daycare owner

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    "I used to be really nervous and struggled with speaking in front of people. In 4-H, I have gained confidence in my stage presence and become more successful as a musician."

    - Cody McFetridge

Three men stand around a trailer that holds a large irrigation pipe.
Extension agents and specialists provide training and support to a wide variety of clientele, including childcare providers, pest control professionals, loggers, tourism professionals, farmers, home gardeners, and more. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Kevin Hudson)
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Learning how to read the Nutrition Facts labels on the foods you buy can help you improve your eating habits by helping you understand what is in the foods you eat.
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