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American Holly
The American Holly reaches anywhere from 20 to 50 feet tall, but can sometimes grow much taller! (Photo from Canva Pro)
February 2, 2024

Whether it’s in your home as a holiday decoration or planted in your yard, you should have no trouble recognizing the American holly tree!

Loblolly Pine Tree
Loblolly pine trees have dark green needles that are grouped into bundles of three. (Photo by MSU Extension)
January 12, 2024

Have you ever wondered what kind of trees are in your yard? Or maybe someone asked you about a certain tree in your yard, and you didn’t have an answer.

Success Stories

A man wearing a bright yellow button-up shirt leans against a large truck and rests one hand in his blue jean pocket.
Volume 8 Number 1

Annual forestry show gathers industry, highlights best logging practices

Year after year, the Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show attracts thousands of visitors. Canceled in 2020, as most large gatherings were because of the COVID pandemic, the show opened in 2021 with about 3,500 former and new attendees ready to discover the latest forestry equipment, safety guidelines, and timber-harvesting methods.

A green forest of trees.
Volume 2 Number 1

Football coaching legend also known for success in timber industry

To many Northeast Mississippians who played high school football between the early 1960s and the late 1980s, Ben Jones is a coaching icon.

A man stands on a porch with a white crepe myrtle behind him and the Mississippi River and bridge in the distance.
Volume 5 Number 3

While Adams County native Monroe Sago has always loved the look of crape myrtles, he hasn’t always known how best to take care of them. His lack of knowledge was brought directly to his attention about 7 years ago.

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