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Brandon High School’s FFA Club Volunteers by Wrapping Trees

On the early Wednesday morning of February 7, the Brandon High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) club began the task of wrapping trees for the Rankin County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Annual Tree Giveaway in Rankin and Simpson Counties.

High Tunnels Protect Crops through Rain, Sleet, and Snow

Dr. Cindy Ayers- Elliott, owner of Foot Print Farms in Jackson, Miss. knew that the cold weather would affect her crops, so she prepared beforehand. She checked to ensure that the produce grown in her six high tunnels were ready to survive the unusual wintry weather mix. 

Innovative Farmer Dedicates Years to Improving the Land

Jerry Crawford in Holmes County strives to constantly improve his operation through invested funds, labor, and time.

Ripley Farmer Implements Soil Health Practices to Improve Water Quality

Mike Graves in Ripley, Mississippi has implemented no-till farming and other conservation efforts to keep as much soil as possible on the land and from going downstream.

 

Higher Ground Farm Provides Waterfowl Habitat through Healthy Wetlands
Braund Family and Higher Ground Farm Retires Cropland for Wetland Management
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