Agriculture in the Classroom

Agriculture in the Classroom provides tremendous opportunities for schools with educational resources and information about agriculture - how we get our food, how it's grown, and how it ends up on our plates. At MMFA, we promote agriculture as a profession and we actively demonstrate farm sustainability tips and farm management techniques to young people [...]

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Farm Management and Land Loss

Mississippi farming, agribusiness, and agriculture operates within a diversity of soils and topography, aquifers, riparian and coastal zones, crop pests, and wildlife. This complexity also creates possible alternative uses and values for those resources. The state's political environment thus includes economic and political interests in agriculture, rural communities, urban development, outdoor recreation, and the environment. [...]

By |2018-07-11T16:43:40+00:00February 2nd, 2015|Feature, training, USDA|0 Comments

Second Annual Rural America Small Farmers Conference 2016

Scenes from the 1st Annual Rural America Small Farmers Conference below (stay tuned for updates on  our next conference) By William Moore Daily Journal | VERONA – More than 120 small farmers from across the region gathered at the Mississippi State Research & Extension Center to not only network with each other, but also to [...]

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