Posts Tagged ‘pumpkins’

Pumpkins mean people

Novice pumpkin grower Ashley Belknap has sold more than 200 pumpkins this year in her north Jackson front yard — some of them with a unique blue color. Belknap said she really “met the neighborhood” through her pumpkin stand as people from all over Jackson turned out to buy yellow, green, white, blue and traditional […] [...]

Read the October 24th issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — THE NATIONAL TELECOM TAKE ON C SPIRE: Stephen McDill asks national telecom experts what they think of the new marriage between Apple Inc. and Ridgeland-based C Spire. You might be surprised at what they told the Mississippi Business Journal. Also in this week’s paper: >> VOTER ID: Will the National […] [...]

Farmers report good-looking pumpkin crop

by Associated Press Published: October 3,2011

Tags: agriculture, farmers, farms, horticulture, pumpkins

NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI — Northeast Mississippi farmers say their pumpkin crop is plumping up nicely. Mark Holley of Fulton tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal size, quality and color are good. But he expects to get less than his usual 1,000 pumpkins per acre. He says there weren’t enough bees to pollinate all the flowers, even […] [...]

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