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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.

Individuals: Please contact your county office in order to participate in any interactive video program.

For County Offices: To sign up for these programs, sign up on the Extension Intranet under "County Video Signup" under Forms or email us at

Quick Bites Archive

  • 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.

  • September 12, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Come One, Come All: Fall Flower & Garden Fest

    Dr. Rick Snyder, Extension Research Professor, Central MS R&E Center

    Do you know about Fall Flower & Garden Fest? This event in Crystal Springs, MS in October is the largest home gardening event in the southeastern U.S! If you like gardening, come learn about the Fest.

  • September 5, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Farm to Table Florals

    Lynette McDougald, Instructor, Plant and Soil Sciences

    Fall is almost here and today’s program will focus on seasonal flowers incorporated into tablescapes along with entertaining ideas. Lynette will use those last flowers of summer which work well with Italian meal theme, wine & cheese party, and ever popular farm to table spreads.

  • August 29, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Tips for Writing Effective Emails

    Keri Lewis, Media Relations Manager, Agricultural Communications

    Do you spend too much time reading and responding to emails? Learn some easy ways to make your emails clear and concise!

  • August 22, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Getting Organized for a Hectic Life

    Natalie Ray, Extension Agent, Clay County

    Some people are gifted with the skill of organization, while others struggle. There are all sorts of self-help websites, books, and articles to get you started; but even these helpful tools are hard to weed through to figure out what you really need. Let us help you find where you need to focus,... read more

  • August 8, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Basic Computer & Windows 10 Updates

    Lauren Colby Nickels, Extension Instructor, Center for Technology Outreach

    This beginner-level class introduces the user to basic computer functions, as well as the significant changes from Windows 7/8 to Windows 10. In this class, users become familiar with computer hardware, software, operating systems, terminology, and best practices.

  • August 1, 2019 - 12:00pm

    The Summer Cooldown…

    Lynette McDougald, Instructor, Plant and Soil Sciences

    Yes, it is August and it is hot out! Let’s cool things down a bit this month. Lynette will focus on cool flowers, cool colors, and some cool mechanics in her designs.

  • July 25, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Unparalleled Design

    Lynette McDougald, Instructor, Plant and Soil Sciences

    Parallel Systems Design is a very specific and stylized featuring either vertical or horizontal placements. This is the perfect design style to feature some of our favorite summer blossoms.


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