Monthly Archives: February 2014

Fishing Ponds: To fertilize or not to fertilize?

B > By Wes Neal > Associate Extension Professor, Fisheries > MSU Extension Service > > A fertilization program can greatly increase fish production in fishing ponds. > > Adding nutrients stimulates the growth of the microscopic plants, or algae,…

Timber Thief makes Criminal Plea***

> Timber Thief makes Criminal Plea > > Jackson, MS—Following an investigation by the Secretary of State’s Office, the Department of Agriculture, and the Mississippi Forestry Commission, 54-year-old Harold Edwin Simmons of Saucier, MS has pled guilty to three counts…

2014 Fishing Forecast for Northeast Mississippi Lakes

> > 2014 Fishing Forecast for Northeast Mississippi Lakes > JACKSON – Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) fisheries biologists are optimistic about the upcoming fishing season in northeast Mississippi. Results from our fall 2013 population sampling on…

ECCC Black History Month Program

> ‘Be Better, Not Bitter’- ECCC Black History Month Speaker > Andrea Williams of WTOK-TV in Meridian served as keynote speaker for the annual Black History Month program held Feb. 19, 2014, at East Central Community College in Decatur. Williams’…

Keenum keynotes at world hunger conference

> > > STARKVILLE, Miss.–Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum will serve as keynote speaker this week at a Universities Fighting World Hunger high level dialogue for key stakeholders who are pioneering solutions to one of the world’s greatest challenges.…