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MSU Producer Advisory Council to meet in Verona
VERONA – Mississippi State University’s North Mississippi Research and Extension Center will host its annual Producer Advisory Council meeting Feb. 16 at the Magnolia Conference Center in Verona.
This annual event is an opportunity for growers, producers, ranchers and other agricultural clients to meet with MSU scientists and Extension Service specialists to share concerns, ask questions and provide feedback about research and Extension programs.
Producers in northeast Mississippi, including Kemper, Panola, Montgomery, Grenada and Tate counties, are invited to attend the meeting. Fifteen break-out commodity committees will meet after the general session. A committee for attendees interested in fruits and nuts, including pecans, has been added. Other commodity groups represented are aquaculture, beef, cotton, dairy, equine, forestry/wildlife, goat, grain crop, ornamental, peanut, sweet potato, swine, turf and vegetable production.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Magnolia Conference Center adjacent to the Lee County AgriCenter. The program starts at 9 a.m. and runs until about 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided. A poster session highlighting university research on a variety of grower interests begins at 8 a.m.
Early registration is encouraged. For information or to register, call (662) 566-2201.