Monthly Archives: June 2013

MSU doctoral graduate wins international award

MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ A recent Mississippi State University doctoral graduate received a top award sponsored by the International Forest Products Society. Qi Li accepted the Wood Award at the society¹s annual conference in Austin, Tex. for her research paper on…

Proactive steps reduce risk of termite damage

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications JACKSON — Seasonal termite swarms cause Blake Layton¹s phone to ring off the hook this time of year. Layton, a Mississippi State University Extension Service entomologist, said all three major termite species in Mississippi…

MDWFP Press Release: MDWFP / MSU to Host Deer Management Workshops

JACKSON ­ Landowners, sportsmen, and professionals can learn techniques to manage Mississippi¹s white-tailed deer population during four upcoming workshops. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks with Mississippi State University¹s (MSU) Extension Service and the College of Forest Resources will…

OCH Plan for Scheduled Power Outage

On Sunday, June 23, Starkville Electric Department will perform maintenance for a main-line and switch repair starting at midnight. This maintenance will cause a routine power outage that will last approximately five hours. OCH Regional Medical Center, in cooperation with…

New Research Park roadway opens at MSU

STARKVILLE, Miss.–A new roadway is now open in the state’s largest research park, and its completion sets the stage for expansion, according to Mississippi State University officials. The new four-lane Technology Blvd. connects with U.S. 182 via Verner Hurt Blvd.…

MSU¹s plant, bug camp turns learning into fun

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Some people want nothing to do with the insect world, but 26 adults, teenagers and kids paid money to spend a week catching, examining and learning about bugs. The 20th annual…

MDOC RESPONDS TO FEDERAL LAWSUIT

JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Corrections is working with Management & Training Corp. (MTC) and Health Assurance to respond to a federal lawsuit filed recently over alleged conditions at East Mississippi Correctional Facility (EMCF) near Meridian in Lauderdale County.…