July 2021

45-Acres of Education

Alcorn State Extension/Research  Farm & Technology Transfer Center By Mark H. Stowers Just outside Mound Bayou sits 45-acres of  fertile Delta soil that is leased out to the Alcorn University Extension Service.  It is at this location the extension service has created the Alcorn State University Extension/Research Farm & Technology Transfer Center. The land is […]

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From Gucci to Goats

One Woman’s Journey to Self-Reliance By Angela Rogalski When Jake Keiser went from Gucci to goats it was an exercise in self-reliance. Keiser was a city girl with no adult experience of living anywhere other than in the urban world. And about ten years ago, this began to bother her. “I lived in Tampa, Fla.

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The Farm Shop

A Second Home to a Group of  Hard-working Young Men By Mark H. Stowers Farm shops come in all shapes and sizes. Farmers construct, renovate, and remodel to produce a space that is both efficient and spacious enough to house all the necessary items that are needed to run a smooth operation. The farm shop

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Zach Gaylor

Serving Farmers in Bolivar County By Mark H. Stowers County Ag Extension agents have to be a library of knowledge on all things agriculture in their county. Along the way they continue learning and figure out just how to disseminate that knowledge in the best ways. For most, it’s face to face interaction but for

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