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State pecan crop falls short this year

by Lisa Monti Published: December 20,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, pecans

This year’s pecan season is winding down and the crop has been a small one thanks to weather and the growing cycle. “A lot of factors were involved,” said Max Draughn, president of the Mississippi Pecan Growers Association. “We had a cold spring, we had a large crop last year and the wet weather this […] [...]

Ag commodities groups identify priorites for research, education

ABERDEEN — Advocates for agriculture met recently at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Verona to identify priorities for research and Extension Service education programs at Mississippi State University. Scientists from the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, specialists with the MSU Extension Service and almost 250 members of the North Mississippi Producer […] [...]

Read the October 31st issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — ONLINE SALES TAX: Ted Carter takes a look at how much money Mississippi is leaving on the table by not taxing online sales. You may be shocked at the number. Also in this week’s paper: >> REVAMPING THE SYSTEM: Changing tax law to accommodate sales tax an issue that could […] [...]

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