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Cold, wet weather raising concerns of hay producers

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Hay producers need warmer temperatures and drier ground to catch up with production this spring. “Everything is shaping up to be late with all the wet, cool weather we’ve had,” said Charlie Bush, Mississippi State University Extension Service agent in Simpson County. Simpson was one of the counties where some fields flooded […] [...]

State’s dairy farmers still facing steep feed costs

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — This year continues the trend of high feed prices, making it very challenging for Mississippi dairy farms to make a profit. Lamar Adams, dairy specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said prices farmers are paid for their milk have been higher than in recent years, but feed prices have remained […] [...]

Growing demand

Mississippi Foundation Seed Stocks still ginning 50 years later While the public planting seed market is well down from its peak in the 1980s, there is still a demand. And as it has for a half-century now, the Mississippi Foundation Seed Stocks, a unit of Mississippi State University’s (MSU’s) Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station […] [...]

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