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Quick Bites are informative programs held over Interactive Video Conferencing on Thursdays from 12–1 p.m. Quick Bites are free to the public and cover a wide variety of topics. The best specialists and experts in Mississippi prepare a one-hour program on various topics such as gardening, horticulture, insect management, health, and cooking.

Check back regularly for an updated calendar on upcoming topics and contact your local county Extension office to sign up to watch the programs.

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Quick Bites Archive

  • January 23, 2020 - 12:00pm

    4-H Opportunities in 2020

    Cobie Rutherford, Extension Instructor, 4-H Youth Development

    Many young people in our state are involved in the varied activities 4-H offers. This Quick Bites will cover specific contests at State Congress, PAD, Cook-out, record books, and national trips for the year.

  • January 9, 2020 - 12:00pm

    Forcing Bulbs

    Jim McKell, Master Gardener, Oktibbeha County

    The holidays are over, the weather is dreary but here is a fun idea for gardening indoors! Jim McKell, Oktibbeha County Master Gardener, will share his extensive expertise in forcing bulbs. Jim will share how to force your favorite bulbs in water, potting your bulbs correctly, and some neat... read more

  • December 5, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Tis the Season!

    Lynette McDougald, Instructor, Plant and Soil Sciences

    The holiday season is here! Join us for great tips from MSU’s Lynette McDougald AIFD, CFD on holiday decorating. Holiday designs will include evergreens, faux fruit, and fun holiday picks. She will create a good base that will last throughout the season so that fresh items can be moved in and out... read more

  • November 14, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Container Gardening with Bulbs

    Dr. Joy Anderson, Extension Agent IV, DeSoto County

    Small spaces but want some decoration for your deck, patio, or entryway? Great containers and flowering bulbs are the answer! Join in the fun as Joy Anderson shows how to layer beautiful spring bulbs in outdoor containers for continuous blooms.

  • November 7, 2019 - 12:00pm

    The Harvest

    Lynette McDougald, Instructor, Plant and Soil Sciences

    The Harvest season is here and we will talk about incorporating fresh flowers with produce, dried, and natural materials. Our “trans-seasonal” designs will take us into the winter holiday season.

  • October 31, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Let’s Make a Halloween Design... TOGETHER

    Lynette McDougald, Instructor, Plant and Soil Sciences

    As a change of pace, Lynette will have some pre-made designs she’ll share, but much of our focus, will be a BOO-quet arrangement. It’s not as SCARY as you think to design, we’ll have step-by-step instructions. What you’ll need: A container with an open that is 4-6” in width. A basket, a... read more

  • October 24, 2019 - 12:00pm

    What’s the Deal with Roundup?

    Dr. John Byrd, Extension Research Professor, Plant and Soil Sciences

    Roundup has been all over the news in the past months. Dr. Byrd will share his expertise to help us “weed” thru all of the Roundup information, evidence, and facts.

  • October 10, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Chronic Wasting Disease

    Dr. Bronson Strickland, Extension Professor, Wildlife, Fisheries, & Aquaculture

    Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a deadly deer disease now found in some areas of Mississippi. Bronson Strickland, Extension Wildlife Specialist, will explain CWD, how it differs from other deer diseases, and what are the potential effects to the Mississippi deer herd and to deer hunters.

  • October 3, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Tailgate Arrangements

    Taylor Bowden, Manager, MSU Florist

    Add Flower Power to your Tailgate Party! Gameday flowers can be more than just mums! Go head-to-head with a colorful centerpiece to compliment the rivalries and soften the edges of your Hail State Tailgate!

  • September 26, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Quilts: Proper Use and Care

    Nancy Losure, Expert Quiltmaker, Golden Triangle Quilt Guild

    Whether your quilts are modern or antique, the proper care and storage can keep them in good shape for many years to come. Nancy will share quilt structure and construction, fabrics and battings, as well as care and use of these heirlooms.


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