Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Experiment Station’

Walker replaces Kanter

Dwight Kanter, a longtime rice breeder and research professor with the Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Experiment Station, has retired. Tim Walker assumed Kanter’s duties. Kanter moved from Nebraska to Mississippi State University’s Delta Research and Extension Center in 1988 to continue the efforts begun by the station’s early breeders. He spent 14 years breeding rice […] [...]

MAFES presents awards

The Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station recently honored several faculty and staff members for their research, publications and commitment to excellence. Dan Reynolds, a MAFES researcher and professor in MSU’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, received the 2012 Excellence in Research award for his work on herbicide application and weed control for crops […] [...]

Surrette leading center

Sherry Bell Surrette has been named the new head of Mississippi State University’s Central Research and Extension Center in Raymond. As director, she will oversee the daily operations of this regional facility, one of four located across the state to meet the information, research and programming needs of Mississippians. The center serves as a hub […] [...]

Burger gets post permanently

Loren “Wes” Burger Jr. has been named associate director of the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station and the Forest and Wildlife Research Center at Mississippi State University. Burger has been the interim associate director of both units since January. Prior to this appointment, he served as associate director of the university’s Geosystems Research Institute. [...]

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