Monthly Archives: October 2015

MSU experts help growers fight aphids in sorghum

> > By Vanessa Beeson > Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station > > STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi State University researchers have spent the last few years on the front lines protecting a $33 million dollar crop in Mississippi. >…

Environmental Quality Incentives Program Applications Accepted

> > Environmental Quality Incentives Program Applications Accepted > > Jackson, Miss. – The United States Department of Agriculture/Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has directed millions of dollars in financial assistance for fiscal year 2016 to help Mississippi producers implement…

240 Inmates Removed from Alcorn County Regional

JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Corrections removed 240 state inmates from the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility in Corinth today following a joint investigation of alleged actions that jeopardize public safety. The minimum-non-community and medium-custody inmates have been placed…

Voting on the Constitutional Initiative

> > In 1992, Mississippi voters amended Section 273 of the State Constitution to allow for an initiative process for our citizens. Section 273 allowed for citizens to amend the Constitution without having to go through the State Legislature. The…