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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 DistanceEd@ext.msstate.edu.

Quick Bites Archive

  • 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.

  • July 11, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Basic Sewing 101

    Martha Cannon, Master Seamstress, Calhoun County MHV

    Come one, come all, novice, young, or seasoned! Martha will share sewing basics including sewing on a button, replacing a hem, minor repairs, as well as basic items needed for sewing.

  • June 27, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Your First Year Beekeeping

    Dr. Jeff Harris, Assistant Research Professor, Apiculturist, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Plant Pathology

    This presentation will provide guidance and how to start a colony of honey bees in the spring and properly care for it to give it the best chance of surviving its first winter. Topics include: installing nucs or packages of bees; feeding bees to draw wax combs; treating for varroa mites; and... read more

  • June 13, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Growing Great Tomatoes

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

    Do you have tomatoes in your garden? Are they perfect? If not, plan on coming to join Dr. Snyder, our tomato expert for Extension!

  • June 6, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Summer Cuts for Successful Designs

    Lynette McDougald, Instructor, Plant and Soil Sciences

    Join us this month as Lynette shares some of her favorites for design. We will have lots of fun!

  • May 30, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Hazardous Preparedness: To-Do List

    Anne Howard Hilbun, Extension Instructor, Extension Center for Government and Community Development

    We all know that hazardous situations are bound to happen. Anne Howard will focus on personal preparedness so that we can be ready when the need arises. The concepts discussed will include planning, emergency kits, situational awareness, and calling for help.

Contact

Physical Address:
190 Bost North
Room 306
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Mailstop: 9662
Fax: (662) 325-8761
Email: DistanceEd@ext.msstate.edu

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