Archive | March 23rd, 2012

Jackson’s Habitat gains grant to rehab and build homes

March 23, 2012

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Habitat for Humanity-Metro Jackson, Inc. (HFH/MJ) has received a $400,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) to help fix up 20 homes and build 20 homes in Jackson’s Mid-City neighborhood and are owned by very low-income, elderly, or special needs families. The 20 homes to be constructed will be located in Jackson inner-city neighborhoods and available to […]

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Warm winter and rain challenge Mississippi wheat crop

March 23, 2012

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A winter that quit before it got started challenged the state’s wheat crop, resulting in a below-average crop as it enters the homestretch, the Mississippi State University Extension Service said in its first weekly crop report of the year. Erick Larson, grain crops agronomist with the Extension Service, said warm winter temperatures pushed the crop’s […]

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