On Dec. 31, 2012, "Farmweek" recognized their archived stories for 2012. Among some of their most recent stories were those pertaining to R.E.A.C.H., an organization that helps farmers demonstrate sustainability and profitability.
The TV show, "Farmweek," airs on Mississippi Public Broadcasting Televison (Central Time).
Their first show aired Oct. 3, 1977. They celebrated 35 years in 2012!
"Farmweek" is Mississippi's oldest and only locally-produced agricultural television news show. It is produced by the Office of Agricultural Communications for the Mississippi State University Extension Service.
The studio portion of the show is produced at the University Television Center of Mississippi State University.
"Farmweek" is broadcast statewide 52 weeks a year on the Mississippi Public Broadcasting Radio and Television.
The show can be viewed in Mississippi and border areas of surrounding states at 6:30 p.m. on Saturdays (pre-empted during fund raising periods) and at 6 a.m. on Mondays.
In addition, the show can also be seen on RFD-TV (nationwide satellite network - Central Time), on DIRECTV Channel 379 and on DISH Network Channel 231 at 5 p.m. on Fridays and at 3 a.m. on Saturdays.
The show's staff:
Artis Ford - Managing Editor
Leighton Spann - Market Segment Producer
Amy Taylor - Feature Segment Producer
Tim Allison - Southern Gardening Producer
(Past shows? see Archives)Eubanks Produce, Lucedale, MS