Posts Tagged ‘Lester Spell Jr.’

In high corn

Monsanto Company has an expressed goal of doubling agriculture yields over the next 20 years, and officials say the company’s new corn-breeding facility in Central Mississippi will play an important role in meeting that objective. More than 100 people gathered at the new Monsanto facility in the Flora Industrial Park last week for the official […] [...]

Q&A: Lester Spell Jr., D.V.M., Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture

HE HAS DIRT IN HIS VEINS Food, meat-processing safety on list of triumphs While the soon to be retiring Lester Spell serves out his final term as commissioner of agriculture for the State of Mississippi, he sat down with the Mississippi Business Journal to look back at his career that includes U.S. Army captain, veterinarian […] [...]

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