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  • Pesticide disposal day set for Dec. 16
    Mississippi farmers can safely remove leftover pesticides from their property during a free disposal event on Dec. 16 in Yazoo City.
  • MSU Extension radio show wins national award
    Two employees with the Mississippi State University Extension Service received a national award from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.
  • DIY gift ideas make holiday season bright
    Homemade gifts frequently confirm the old expression, "it's the thought that counts," as generations of family members find happiness from simple and inexpensive tokens they will treasure for years.
  • 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!

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