Monthly Archives: April 2016

Attract hummingbirds with colorful plants

> > > By Cliff Covington > MSU Extension Service > > RAYMOND, Miss. — The sight of a hummingbird darting from flower to flower announces spring’s arrival and offers hours of entertainment all summer long. > > Many of…

NSBE chapter at Mississippi State earns national awards

> STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers recently won three awards at the organization’s national conference in Boston, Massachusetts. > > The chapter was one of six to earn NSBE Chapter of the Year honors…

Spring rains increase strawberry diseases

> > By Susan Collins-Smith > MSU Extension Service > > CRYSTAL SPRINGS, Miss. — Record-breaking rain and cloudy skies this spring increased disease problems in most of Mississippi’s strawberry crop and decreased the sweetness of the popular berries. >…

UM Senior Prepping for International Service

> > OXFORD, Miss.­­­ – Although University of Mississippi senior Connor Edwards is from a small town – Pickens, in Holmes County – he has his sights set on some big-world experiences and has set his future in motion with…

Sigma Tau Delta inductees

> > > > BLUE MOUNTAIN, Miss.—The Blue Mountain College Alpha Omicron Delta Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta inducted six new students and one faculty member for 2015-2016. Sigma Tau Delta is an international collegiate society for students of English…