Monthly Archives: October 2014

Off year may impact holiday pecan volume

> > By Linda Breazeale > MSU Ag Communications > > MISSISSIPPI STATE — Mississippians love holiday recipes with pecans, but an off year may make the nuts more expensive and harder to find. > > Eric Stafne, associate Extension…

Hunt responsibly to sustain future wildlife

> > By James E. “Jim” Miller > Professor Emeritus, Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Aquaculture > MSU Extension Service > > MISSISSIPPI STATE — Hunting is about individual responsibility. Aldo Leopold, the father of wildlife management, said, “A particular…

MDOC TARGETS COLLEGE STUDENTS FOR JOBS

> > JACKSON – Are you a college student ready to jumpstart your career? > > Consider working for the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC). You will get job security, terrific benefits and an opportunity for advancement. > > Students…

Youth Gun Deer Season Opens November 8

> JACKSON – The gun deer season for youth hunters 15 years old and under begins November 8 across Mississippi. This season provides youth hunters with the first firearms opportunity at Mississippi’s abundant deer herd this hunting season. Youth may…

Register by Nov. 26 for free row crops course

> > Register by Nov. 26 for > free row crops course > > MISSISSIPPI STATE — Producers who register by Nov. 26 will attend the annual Mississippi State University Row Crop Short Course for free and gain information to…

FALL SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS: TORNADOES

> PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service are highlighting the dangers of tornadoes for Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week. > > In 2014, Mississippi has experienced 27 tornadoes, resulting in more than 125 injuries…

Intimate partner violence misconceptions, solutions

> > > STARKVILLE, Miss.–Following reports of several National Football League stars allegedly hitting their partners, many U.S. media have focused even more closely on intimate partner violence during the October observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. > > According…