2018 Mississippi wheat harvest finishes strong Jul 10, 2018 Yields were the silver lining in an otherwise depressing season with reduced acreage and a weak market. Mississippi Extension promoting cover crops Jun 21, 2018 Cover crops can improve soil health, help control erosion, aid in nematode management and protect water quality. Mississippi’s 2017 agriculture a $7 billion industry Dec 20, 2017 The top two agricultural commodities are still poultry at $2.8 billion, an increase of 13 percent, and forestry at $1.4 billion, a decline of 8 percent. Sylvia Clark: Farming advocate Oct 05, 2017 “It’s all intertwined — agriculture, food, families — like a three-legged stool. They are all important to the vitality of our entire state.” Mississippi sorghum yields shine; acreage and prices sag Sep 26, 2017 Mississippi grain sorghum acreage is the lowest since record-keeping began in 1929. Skin cancers can pose threat to everyone year-round Aug 25, 2017 “Basically, anytime the sun is below the horizon is the only time any of us are safe from the damaging effects associated with ultraviolet rays.” Ann Ruscoe: Shattered ceilings Apr 05, 2017 Ruscoe helped open doors for future women Extension agents in Mississippi. Mississippi wheat: Struggle to find positive news Mar 24, 2017 Mississippi farmers planted about 60,000 acres of wheat late last fall. The market outlook remains bleak with little hope for much improvement. Mississippi crop value up in 2016 Dec 20, 2016 Good seasons for cotton and corn should increase Mississippi’s agronomic crops production value by 11 percent in 2016.