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43 min ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Jennifer Seal, Tonia Moody named to administrative positions at PRCC

Pearl River Community College has announced Dr. Jennifer Seal as the new vice president for planning and institutional research and Tonia Moody is director of admissions and records.

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Related Topix: Kiln, MS, University of Southern Mississippi, Hancock County, MS, Poplarville, MS, Picayune, MS

6 hrs ago | Deltafarmpress

Mississippi peanut field days scheduled in September

Jason Sarver, Mississippi State University assistant Extension/research professor and state peanut specialist; Alan Henn, MSU professor of entomology and plant pathology; and Jeff Gore, associate Extension research professor at the Delta Research and Extension Center, will meet with growers at three Mississippi Peanut Growers Association field days ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Entomology, Science, Lucedale, MS, Monroe County, MS, Hamilton, MS

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Business brief: Neely recognized

Carolyn Neely of the Food and Nutrition Department has been selected by her peers as the Employee of the Quarter at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point.

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Related Topix: Neely, MS, Life, Food, Nutrition, West Point, MS

Commercial Dispatch

Business brief: Mitchell retired

Lyndia Mitchell has retired from the Columbus Municipal School system following a 36-year career as a librarian at Franklin Academy Medical Science and Wellness School.

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Related Topix: Mississippi University for Women

Deltafarmpress

Prepping for grain sorghum harvest: a few reminders

"Ideally, we want to put out a harvest aid at physiological maturity," said Erik Larson, Mississippi State University Extension grain specialist, at the Aug. 13 Late Season Crops Field Day at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Traci Forrest, Katie Hoggatt, Alison Howell, Kevin Jackson and...

Traci Forrest, CPA, has been promoted to senior manager. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

Zack Harrington joins Mississippi State University fundraising team

Zack Harrington has joined the Mississippi State University fundraising team as assistant director of development for the university's College of Business.

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Times Post

CDF lands Carl Small Town Center help

When Chickasaw County community leaders contacted Mississippi State University's Carl Small Town Center, they wanted to discuss ways to connect the Tanglefoot Trail to downtown Houston and the Natchez Trace Parkway.

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Related Topix: Houston, MS, Chickasaw County, MS, US National Parks, Natchez Trace Parkway

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Newms360.com

Jumpertown's White wins distinguished award

The Mississippi State University sophomore was among 100 recipients in the nation to receive the $25,000 annual scholarship given to college students pursuing careers in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, as well as information technology and other fields related to the automotive industry.

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Related Topix: Jumpertown, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

Grain sorghum could go from record yield to zero due to aphid

Crops almost never go from potentially record yields one year to drastic acre reductions the next, but catastrophic aphid infestations coupled with low prices may force grain sorghum growers into that situation.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology

WLOX-TV Biloxi

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Mississippi State University's Center for Resolving Human-Wildlife Conflicts has added two staff members who will focus on controlling the state's wild hog population.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Columbus native part of Southern Writer's book festival

Columbus native Yvonne R. Edwards will appear at the Southern Writer's Book Festival Aug. 23 at Barnes & Noble at The Summit in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Related Topix: Columbus, MS, University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi University for Women

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sunherald.com

Education Notebook

Park University's Minot Air Force Base Campus Center held its commencement ceremony on June 6 at the Jimmy Doolittle Center.

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Related Topix: Park University, D'Iberville, MS, Biloxi, MS, Gulfport, MS

CNN

Sturgis, Mississippi Motor Cycle Rally 2014

This is a view of some of the Motorcyclists, from nearby Sturgis, Mississippi Motorcycle Rally, riding through Highway 15, in Maben, Mississippi, Saturday Morning August 16, 2014, at 9am.

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Related Topix: Sturgis, MS, Mississippi, Motorcycles, Maben, MS

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Newswise

Busy Schedules Force Young People to Manage Time Well

Parents aren't the only ones who struggle with time management anymore; school children are finding it more difficult to squeeze in all the things they want to do each day.

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Delta Farm Press

White sugarcane aphid continues to dog Mid-South milo

"This pest jumps out pretty quickly," said Nick Seiter, University of Arkansas entomologist.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, University of Arkansas, Agriculture, Mississippi

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Local Professor Discusses Impact of Black Bear's Killing

Doctor Jarrod Fogarty teaches biology at Mississippi State University Meridian. He says the killing of a black bear in Lauderdale County in January of this year is very unfortunate for the black bear population because a loss of just one bear impacts the genetic diversity of the black bear population.

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Related Topix: Meridian, MS, Lauderdale County, MS, January

The City Wire

Delta Plastics announces plan to reduce agri water usage by 20%

Delta Plastics and a consortium of agricultural interests in Arkansas launched a new water conservation software initiative that leaders say could reduce water usage by 20% by the year 2020.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Arkansas, State University, AR

Sunherald.com

Five reasons why solo travel should be on your bucket list

In college, I stayed in hostels, ate strange foods and slept in trains when I traveled to the Netherlands, Germany and France by myself.

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Related Topix: Netherlands Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, France, World News, Paris, MS, Belgium

Commercial Dispatch

Same-sex couple files marriage license in Oktibbeha

Ravi Perry and Paris Prince went to Oktibbeha County's courthouse Wednesday and filed their marriage license with the government, a mundane task couples complete on a routine basis.

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Related Topix: Oktibbeha County, MS

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