Monthly Archives: August 2012

Agriculture experts assess storm damage

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Even as the remnants of Hurricane Isaac were leaving Mississippi on Friday, Mississippi State University Extension agents were assessing its impact on crops that were so close to harvest. Lodging, or laying down, can be a significant…

MSU research reels in success for fisheries

By Laci Kyles MSU Forest and Wildlife Research Center MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Mississippi has some of the best fisheries in the nation, and Mississippi State University researchers are working to keep the threatened species in them from disappearing. Peter Allen,…

AG arrests Roxie gas station owner for price gouging

AG arrests Roxie gas station owner for price gouging Jackson, MS—A Franklin County gas station owner is facing charges of price gouging as Mississippi continues to do battle with the effects of Hurricane Isaac, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.…

Mississippi©ös Dove Season is Quickly Approaching

Mississippi¹s Dove Season is Quickly Approaching One of the most popular hunting days of the year is quickly approaching. This year, opening day of Mississippi’s dove season is Saturday, September 1.   Conservation officers with MDWFP will be present throughout the…

Mississippi’s Alligator Hunters Prepare for Season Opener

Mississippi’s Alligator Hunters Prepare for Season Opener Over 1,100 permitted hunters and their guests recently attended MDWFP’s mandatory alligator training courses to prepare for the permitted alligator hunts on public waterways and private lands in 2012.  These mandatory courses, held…

MSU veterinary student wins national scholarship

MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ A Mississippi State University veterinary student interested in bovine health recently won a national scholarship. Matt Mundy, a third-year student at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, received an American Association of Bovine Practitioners¹ Amstutz Scholarship. This…

Evacuation plans should include pets

By Karen Templeton MSU College of Veterinary Medicine MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ As Tropical Storm Isaac heads toward Mississippi, residents in flood-prone areas may have to consider evacuation, and those with pets should have a plan of departure that includes their…