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    "The 4-H Poultry Chain is fun because I’m learning about caring for the animals, getting eggs for food, and helping the environment."

    - Lucy Turnage
    ktibbeha County 4-H’er

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    "Being in 4-H opens you up to new things. I feel like I have gained confidence, and 4-H has helped give me an idea of what I can do in life."

    - Krishton “Kris” Johnson
    Hinds County 4-H’er

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    "You can ask Extension agents and specialists, and you might do it exactly how they say to do it or customize some of it for yourself."

    - David Hey
    Hey Farms owner
    Leflore County

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    "I was scared to put my son in a program, but he loves coming to school at Extension’s HeadStart. He’s part of everything; he feels comfortable here."

    - Diamond Charles
    with son Kash Barnett
    Harrison County Head Start client

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    "After the tornado, my local Extension agent did some important teaching about Mental Health First Aid, and I’m just so grateful for the classes."

    - Venisha Carter
    Sharkey County homeowner,
    mother, and survivor

A woman in a kitchen holds a bowl of bruschetta salad.
As a meal or side dish, this bruschetta salad is fantastic!
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Magnolia bloom with dark green leaves.
Mississippi’s state tree, the Southern Magnolia, has become a popular choice in many yards across the state. Known for their beautiful white flowers and ornamental, leathery leaves, Southern Magnolias make the perfect addition to any yard if the conditions are right for the trees to thrive.
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