Monthly Archives: April 2015

iFLY Conference Comes to Starkville

> Starkville, Miss. – The Mississippi State Department of Health’s (MSDH) youth-led tobacco prevention programGeneration FREE will present its 2015 iFLY (Inspiring Future Leaders Youth) Conference on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Mississippi State University, Colvard Student Union, 196 Lee…

Native butterfly weed is great garden choice

> > > By Gary R. Bachman > MSU Horticulturist > Coastal Research & Extension Center > > Home gardeners are showing more interest in planting native plants in the landscape. This makes a lot of sense because native plants…

Statement on the Arrest of Cochran Staff Member

> > WASHINGTON, D.C. — The office of U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding the arrest of Fred Pagan, the Senator’s office manager: > > “Senator Cochran is disturbed and deeply saddened by the arrest…

Use a two-prong attack to Bite Back at fire ants

> > By Bonnie Coblentz > MSU Ag Communications > > STARKVILLE, Miss. — Tell Mississippians that fire ants have completely invaded the state, and they’ll probably shrug and say they already know that. Tell them the pain actually comes…

Registration is open for Cloverbud Robotics camp

> > > MISSISSIPPI STATE — Children with an interest in robots, snow and problem-solving are invited to a robotics camp at Mississippi State University. > > The Cloverbud Robotics camp, a program of the MSU Extension Service and 4-H…

Be prepared for snakes in spring and summer

> > > By Jessica Tegt > Assistant Extension Professor > Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture > Mississippi State University > > STARKVILLE, Miss. — Warmer weather means wild creatures of all shapes and sizes are on the move,…

Frequent rains slow state corn planting

> > By Bonnie Coblentz > MSU Ag Communications > > STARKVILLE, Miss. — Almost three-fourths of the state’s corn crop has been planted, but many areas — especially farms outside the Delta — still have been too wet to…