Melons, berries color holiday meals
Mississippi’s sunny skies are producing sweet watermelons and blueberries just in time for Fourth of July tables.
David Nagel, horticulturist with Mississippi State University’s Extension Service, said most of the state’s fruit crops saw very little rain as they approached maturity. Fortunately, many of Mississippi’s commercial watermelon and blueberry plots have irrigation and plastic mulch to help protect plants from droughts.
“Watermelons in the south without irrigation are suffering from a lack of water,” he said. “Growers in north Mississippi first had too much water and then too little.”
Co. must replace floodplain manager County officials...
A last look at Rivergate 2016 Read more
Town reviewing remote read meter bids Four companies are...
FEMA, state grants will not affect other fed benefits RIDGELAND, Miss. –...
24th annual Rivergate delights 2016 FESTIVAL WINNERS...