Monthly Archives: August 2013

GRENADA COUNTY EARNS STORMREADY DESIGNATION

PEARL ­ Grenada County is the most recent county to earn the National Weather Service¹s StormReady designation in Mississippi. A ceremony marking this achievement was held this morning at the Grenada Emergency Operation Center. “Grenada County is located in a…

Mums offer plentiful fall decorating options

By Gary R. Bachman MSU Horticulturist Coastal Research & Extension Center Even though we are still in the grip of summer¹s heat and humidity, garden centers soon will start stocking gorgeous, flowering fall mums. Start planning now where to use…

MSU and Regions Bank honor superior faculty

MISSISSIPPI STATE ­Mississippi State University¹s Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine recently honored five faculty members with the Regions Bank-DAFVM Superior Faculty Awards in a new program designed to highlight exemplary work in five key areas. James Warnock, associate…

Cattle producers appreciate rains

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Rains are taking some feed-cost pressure off Mississippi cattle producers as the end of summer approaches. Jane Parish, beef specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said summer droughts often…

AirGuide Celebrates Grand Opening in Clarksdale, Miss.

AirGuide Celebrates Grand Opening in Clarksdale, Miss. CLARKSDALE, Miss.‹Gov. Phil Bryant, officials from AirGuide and local officials gathered today to celebrate the grand opening of the company¹s manufacturing operations in Clarksdale, Miss. The governor and company officials announced last August…