Monthly Archives: September 2013

Trees need site prep for replanting success

> > By Keri Collins Lewis > MSU Ag Communications > > MISSISSIPPI STATE — Landowners interested in maximizing the value of their investment need to plan for proper site preparation when replanting trees after harvesting timber. > > John…

AG calls on FDA to regulate e-cigarettes, prohibit sales to minors

> Jackson, MS– Emphasizing the need for immediate regulatory oversight of electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes”), Attorney General Jim Hood today urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) to place restrictions on the advertising and ingredients of the popular, highly-addictive product,…

MSU website focuses on white-tailed deer

> > By Karen Brasher > MSU Forest and Wildlife Research Center > > MISSISSIPPI STATE — As hunters gear up for the Oct. 1 opening day of the state’s white-tailed deer archery season, scientists at Mississippi State University are…

MSU’s veterinary college sponsors kids’ art contest

> MSU’s veterinary college > sponsors kids’ art contest > > MISSISSIPPI STATE — The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine invites children to use their creative talents in an art contest that celebrates the connection between humans and…

Workshops address ag lending topics

> Workshops address > ag lending topics > > MISSISSIPPI STATE – Two organizations devoted to promoting agriculture are joining forces to help educate financial lenders in daylong workshops held in three locations around the state. > > Mississippi State…

Hattiesburg Mayoral Special Election

> Hattiesburg Mayoral Special Election*** > > Jackson, MS—With several more hours of voting remaining, the Secretary of State’s office has received information regarding the following Election Day issues: > > · Only one of the fourteen (14) precincts was…

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture makes mid-week visit

> U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. “Tom” Vilsack will be at Mississippi State Wednesday [Sept. 25] for a tour of campus and briefings on major research projects funded by the Department of Agriculture. > > The university conducted nearly…