The 2014 Mid-South Farm & Gin Show app, available for download to smartphones, tablets and other digital devices, contains schedules of events, information about speakers and exhibitors and a detailed map for navigating the show site, the Memphis, Tenn., Cook Convention Center....More
The illegal sale and use of prescription medications is a major problem in Mississippi, says Jimmy Nichols, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. “We’re working more cases on prescription meds than anything else.”...More
“Kids could see farm animals up close, and they could interact with farmers and various ag experts to learn about Mississippi crops, forestry, and livestock,” says Julie White of the Farmtastic ag educational event....More
“It looks like soybeans will be driving the train in terms of what’s going on in the markets for the next year or year and a half," says John Anderson, American Farm Bureau Federation deputy chief economist....More
A few weeks back, it was my privilege to visit Children’s Home outside Paragould, Ark. That visit led to a lengthy feature – but one without the backstory of how Farm Press and the charity came together.
This is a truncated version of that backstory and, hopefully, a few words that will bring sweet memories, a smile, and renewed appreciation of a missed colleague back to the fore.
But before continuing, please read this first....More