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Delta Research and Extension Center hires Orlowski

Delta Research and Extension Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. John Orlowski has joined Delta Research and Extension Center as an Extension Soybean Agronomist. Originally from Perth, N.Y., Orlowski’s parents operated a hay and beef farm as well as a feed store. Orlowski attended Cornell University where he earned his undergraduate in Agricultural Sciences and his Masters ...

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Researchers make breakthroughs in poinsettia production

STARKVILLE — Researchers at Mississippi State University have found a cost-effective and environmentally friendly strategy for fighting one of the most serious soil-borne diseases in poinsettia production. Pythium stem and root rot is a common problem in poinsettia production because the fungus thrives in cool, saturated and poorly drained soils, said Maria Tomaso-Peterson, associate research professor in MSU’s Department of ...

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