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Avery honored with award

Mississippi State University has recognized Extension professor Jimmy Avery with a Spirit of Excellence Award. As Mississippi’s only Extension catfish specialist, Avery has spent the last several years working to revitalize an industry in which Mississippi excels. That leading position has been hit hard recently due to foreign imports and falling prices. He coordinated efforts of several colleagues to initiate ...

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Delta Branch Experiment Station continues to grow

Folks in the Delta know exactly what it is. They might call it Delta Research and Extension Center or Delta Branch Experiment Station — or they might just call it “Stoneville.” Whatever the name, they know the work being done at the Mississippi State University-operated agriculture research complex is vitally important to farmers across the state and nation. But even ...

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Rice producers make team

Tim Walker, an agronomist at Mississippi State University’s Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville and Curtis Berry, a rice producer from Tunica, were participants in the Rice Foundation’s International Leadership Development Program, which included traveling to Mexico and Cuba. The Foundation’s five-member leadership team attended Cuba’s International Trade Fair held in Havana. More than 1,500 companies from 60 countries ...

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Chip Morgan on Delta Council

STONEVILLE- MBJ-TV photojournalist Stephen McDill visits with Delta Council vice-president Chip Morgan to discuss the economic development organization’s work in the Mississippi Delta regional.

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Delta Council Turns 75

STONEVILLE- MBJ-TV photojournalist Stephen McDill travels to Stoneville, the home of Delta Council, one of the state’s oldest economic development organizations.

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Martin new leader in Stoneville

Steve Martin has been named head of Mississippi State University’s Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville. Martin assumed his duties as head of the regional facility Nov. 1. He was named interim head of the center in July 2008, following the appointment of then DREC head Joe Street as associate director of the MSU Extension Service. The new center ...

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Committee approves spending projects in Mississippi

Funding to support four defense projects in Mississippi has been approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee as part of the FY2010 Military Construction and Veterans’ Affairs Appropriations Bill, according to Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.). The Mississippi projects are: Columbus Air Force Base — $10 million for an aircraft maintenance administration facility to provide adequate workspace for Air Force aircraft maintenance ...

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