From press reports
STONEVILLE –Two Mississippi State University students placed in
competitions at the Southern Branch of the American Society of
Agronomy annual meeting February in Orlando, Fla.
MSU agronomy student Jennifer Corbin of Cleveland placed second in
the graduate division for her oral presentation on crops. Corbin is a
research associate in rice at MSU’s Delta Research and Extension
Center in Stoneville.
Joshua White of Ackerman, a doctoral student in agronomy, placed
second in the graduate student crops poster contest. White managers
forage variety testing at MSU.
MSU agronomy student Lee Atwell also participated in the
competition. The Blytheville, Ark., native works as a research
associate in rice at the Delta Research and Extension Center.
The Southern Branch of the ASA includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida,
Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma,
Puerto Rica, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virgin Islands, Virginia and