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March 4, 2024

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- The Mississippi State University Extension Service’s Delta region will soon have new leadership.

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February 19, 2024

VERONA, Miss.

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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)
January 19, 2024

You may know Extension for it's strong connection to agriculture and the 4-H youth development program. But Extension offers much more. Get a glimpse of the wide range of programs and services our organization provides.

Success Stories

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Volume 10 Number 1

A broken-down car on a Sunday afternoon in 1983 led two attorneys to purchase forestland in Hancock County. Forty years and about 500 acres later, La Terre Farms in Kiln has wide-ranging industries that include a holiday greenery business and cut flowers grown for florists across the Gulf Coast and New Orleans.

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Volume 9 Number 3

Stafford Shurden’s weather station is ideal for monitoring conditions on his row crop farm, but he uses it even more during hunting season than growing season.

The grant was awarded to Dr. Eric Sparks, director of the MSU Coastal and Marine Extension Program, and a team from the MSU Extension Service, the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, The Nature Conservancy, Harte Research Institute, Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant, and the PEW Charitable Trusts.
Volume 9 Number 2

Mississippi State University and partners have been awarded a grant of nearly $6.6 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Federation for shoreline restoration work on the Gulf Coast.

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