Lonnie Fortner: Row crop producer earns regional acclaim Sep 05, 2018 Lonnie Fortner has been named the Mississippi winner of the 2018 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award. Wild hog diseases pose threat to livestock, pets Jan 23, 2018 Wild hogs are known to cause external damage to land, property and wildlife, but the internal diseases they carry are equally dangerous... Teresa Dyess: Adapts to keep family farm successful Dec 26, 2017 Teresa Dyess’ adaptability has helped her maintain success through the farm’s transition from produce to poultry. Report sightings of brown marmorated stink bugs Nov 02, 2017 Where they occur, they become serious household pests by invading homes and buildings in large numbers in the fall. MSU research, outreach boost catfish industry Aug 25, 2017 This year marks Mississippi’s 200th anniversary as a state, but one of its most successful industries — catfish farming — is only about 60 years old. Mississippi rice harvest totals may eclipse early forecasts Aug 11, 2017 Rice yields are expected to be favorable when fields are dry enough for harvest, though overall Mississippi acreage will be down this year.