Monthly Archives: September 2014

Business increases for horticulture industry

> By Susan Collins-Smith > MSU Ag Communications > > RAYMOND — Mississippi’s horticulture industry is seeing an increase in business for the first time since Hurricane Katrina swept away a large chunk of the state’s infrastructure, inventory and markets.…

ECCC Again Recognized as Military Frendly School

> ECCC Again Recognized as Military Friendly School > DECATUR – For the third consecutive year, East Central Community College in Decatur has been designated as a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military…

ECCC Receives High Marks in Annual ‘Report Card’

> ECCC Receives High Marks in Annual ‘Report Card’ > In accordance with House Bill No. 1071 from the 2010 Legislative session, East Central Community College (ECCC) in Decatur has released its 2012 Community College Performance Profile, or Report Card.…

Exotic plants produce unwanted fields of white

> > Ray Iglay, Certified Wildlife Biologist > MSU Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Aquaculture > > > MISSISSIPPI STATE — Driving along Mississippi highways is always best when the surrounding landscapes capture the driver’s imagination. Our road systems serve…

Mississippi to Fulfill Homeland Security Dept. Ammo Order

> > WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today announced that Winchester Ammunition, with manufacturing facilities in Oxford, Miss., has won a five-year contract to produce ammunition for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). > > Cochran,…

Misleading Compliance Solicitations

> Mississippi (September 23, 2014) Better Business Bureau serving Mississippi is > warning businesses about misleading compliance letters sent to businesses throughout the state requesting the business’s board of director’s minutes. > > > These deceptive solicitations look official and…

MSU youth initiative, coordinator earn awards

> > By Linda Breazeale > MSU Ag Communications > > MISSISSIPPI STATE — A Mississippi State University Extension Service youth initiative and its coordinator earned national honors this month for efforts to prepare communities for disasters. > > September…

Yield on roadways during harvest time

> > > MISSISSIPPI STATE — This week marks National Farm Safety and Health Week and it is the perfect time to recognize the dangers of harvest equipment on the highways. > > According to the U.S. Department of Transportation,…