Pumpkins hindered by wet weather, harvest delayed

> > By Susan Collins-Smith > MSU Ag Communications > > RAYMOND — Pumpkins are popping up on porches across Mississippi, but some growers had trouble getting them there. > > Many Mississippi pumpkin farmers experienced heavy disease pressure and…

The truth about bats is not so frightening

> > By Marina D’Abreau Denny > Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture > Mississippi State University > > MISSISSIPPI STATE — Bats are popular, but often misunderstood, Halloween symbols. These strange-looking mammals generate fear among children and adults alike,…

An MSU plant virologist earns major recognition

> > > MISSISSIPPI STATE — A Mississippi State University plant virologist has been invited to join the prestigious executive committee of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses, or ICTV. > > Sead “Sejo” Sabanadzovic, a professor in the…