Treating Cogongrass on Wildlife Management Areas

> JACKSON – With spring in full swing, trees are leafing out and flowers are blooming. This is a great time to identify different plant communities and locate any invasive plant species. Cogongrass is an aggressive, invasive species that will…

Attract hummingbirds with colorful plants

> > > By Cliff Covington > MSU Extension Service > > RAYMOND, Miss. — The sight of a hummingbird darting from flower to flower announces spring’s arrival and offers hours of entertainment all summer long. > > Many of…

NSBE chapter at Mississippi State earns national awards

> STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers recently won three awards at the organization’s national conference in Boston, Massachusetts. > > The chapter was one of six to earn NSBE Chapter of the Year honors…

Spring rains increase strawberry diseases

> > By Susan Collins-Smith > MSU Extension Service > > CRYSTAL SPRINGS, Miss. — Record-breaking rain and cloudy skies this spring increased disease problems in most of Mississippi’s strawberry crop and decreased the sweetness of the popular berries. >…