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How to Grow Container Herbs Indoors

Contain your herbs, not your excitement – here is an excellent guide to get you started on your herb-growing journey, all from the inside of your home.

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Farm Facts: Cotton

Cotton is big business in Mississippi, ranking third in the United States for production, which are grown on 780 Mississippi farms.

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This Fun Book Teaches Kids About Soil

Dirt, an illustrated children’s book published by National Geographic Kids, is the MFBF’s State Women Leadership Committee’s 2020 Book of the Year.

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9 Farm Facts About Mississipi Wheat

Learn about the different types of wheat grown in Mississippi and quantity and production value of that wheat.

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Mississippi Sweet Potato Farms Grow with Consumer Demand

As consumers continue to buy and eat more sweet potatoes, Mississippi sweet potato farms expand to meet demand.

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How a Poplarville Blueberry Farm Branched Out Into Making Tea

Poplarville-based JD Farms expanded their operations from growing blueberries to include growing tea as well.

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Mississippi Peanut Farmers Are Going Nuts

Peanuts create additional income for Mississippi growers – but growing them isn’t for the faint of heart.

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5 Peanut Farm Facts

Find five interesting farm facts about peanuts in Mississippi.

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Agriculture Continues to Boost MS Economy

Mississippi agriculture was extremely important to the state in 2017.

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A Mississippi Blueberry Pioneer

Luis Monterde has been instrumental to Mississippi’s blueberry industry.