Monthly Archives: June 2015

MSU dairy gets upgrade; place cheese orders early

> > > STARKVILLE, Miss.–Recent upgrades to the Custer Dairy Processing Plant at Mississippi State University are helping ensure the next generation of Bulldogs can enjoy the same quality which MSU cheese connoisseurs have come to appreciate and expect. >…

Next Gear Solutions Expanding in Oxford, Miss.

> > JACKSON— Officials from Next Gear Solutions, provider of management software for the restoration industry, announce the company is expanding its customer service operations in Oxford, Miss. The project represents a corporate investment of $58,800 and will create 60…

ECCC Students Win Awards at National Competition

> Five East Central Community College workforce education students received awards at the 51st annual SkillsUSA National Skill and Leadership Conference held June 24-25 in Louisville, Ky. > > Blake Faulkner of Carthage finished fifth in the nation in Carpentry,…

Earthquake in Madison County

> > PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has been notified by the United States Geological Survey that a 3.2 magnitude earthquake with a depth of three miles, centered just 4 miles southwest of Canton, Miss., struck at 8:23…

Why did the turtle cross the road?

> > > By Leslie Burger > Assistant Extension Professor > Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture > Mississippi State University > > > STARKVILLE, Miss. — Have you ever wondered why there seem to be a lot of turtles…

Catfish producers see lower costs, high demand

> > > By Susan Collins-Smith > MSU Ag Communications > > RAYMOND, Miss. — High consumer demand and lower input costs have Mississippi catfish farmers filling their ponds to the brim. > > “Consumer demand has stayed pretty high,…