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  • Double-crested cormorants wreak havoc on catfish

    It's a duck, it's a, it's a Cormorant?
    The double-crested cormorant is a 4- to 6-pound bird with black or dark plumage. Often cormorants are mistaken for common waterfowl because they are seen swimming on ponds and lakes throughout Mississippi from late fall to early spring. Cormorants migrate each year from the Great Lakes region of the U.S. and Canada to spend their winters on the warm waters of the South. They really are snow birds!

  • Extension adds positions to guide education efforts
    The Mississippi State University Extension Service aims to improve the economic and social well-being of the state with the addition of four new regional coordinators.
  • MSU Extension health specialist gains certification
    A health specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service has been certified in public health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.
  • Nemesia offers promise as a fall bedding plant
    Nemesias are native to South Africa and look similar to snapdragons, which really isn't surprising, as they are closely related.

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