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Ag producers, scientists talk about research, needs

VERONA — More than 300 north Mississippi agricultural producers met with Mississippi State University representatives to hear research results and recommendations and to express what they need from the university in the coming year. Steve Martin, head of MSU’s North Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Verona, said the annual meeting helps keep producers, researchers and Extension specialists on the ...

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Officials pushing for renovations at Mississippi Horse Park

STARKVILLE — Officials with the Mississippi Trotting Association say the Mississippi Horse Park could become a heavily used harness racing venue in the South if improvements are made to the facility’s track. While racing officials have high hopes for the venue, horse park officials say a lack of interest in harness racing over the years and a tight budget could ...

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Hay fever

The drought in Texas has left pastures brown and cattlemen and horse owners in a hay-buying frenzy to feed their hungry animals. Now, local horse owners are worried that there will not be enough hay to get through the upcoming winter. Stephanie Billingsley of Mississippihorses.org said, “We are afraid that by mid-winter our regular hay suppliers will be out of ...

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