Monthly Archives: April 2013

Workshop to address mental illness in young adults

STARKVILLE, Miss.–A half-day mental health workshop Friday [April 26] at Mississippi State will focus on mental illness issues among young adults. “Serious Mental Illness in the Emerging Adult: Challenges and Solutions” is the title of the free program being co-sponsored…

MDOC HIRING OFFICERS AT THE RANKIN COUNTY PRISON

JACKSON ­ If you are looking for a steady job with good benefits, consider working at the state prison in Rankin County. The Mississippi Department of Corrections is hiring officers for the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl. Interviews and…

Multiple issues impact 2013 poultry decisions

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ The impact of last year¹s drought on feed costs is not the only challenge poultry growers face in 2013. Production costs, expansion issues, waste regulations, competition from other meat sources and…

Farmers invest in soybean education, research

A recent Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board investment in the Edgar E. and Winifred B. Hartwig Endowed Chair in Soybean Agronomy will enhance soybean research, teaching and service at Mississippi State. University, agriculture and agriculture industry officials said Thursday [April 18]…

Spring rains help summer crops, but more is needed

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Springtime¹s soggy fields are no guarantee that summer¹s row crops will have the moisture they need to thrive until harvest in the fall. Jason Krutz, irrigation specialist with the Mississippi Agricultural…

FW: Press release: AG files suit aginst BP

Jackson, MS‹Attorney General Jim Hood has filed suits in both state and federal courts seeking to recover damages caused by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster of 2010. Attorney General Jim Hood stated, ³I have worked very hard to get BP…

oil scientists celebrate Earth Day year-round

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Some people celebrate Earth Day with a trip on April 22 to the city park, but soil scientists get daily opportunities to see the importance of protecting the environment. Mississippi State…