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Job opportunities at the USDA, ARS, Thad Cochran Southern Horticulture Research Laboratory

The Thad Cochran Southern Horticulture Research Laboratory is located in Poplarville, Mississippi.  Poplarville has about 2500 fulltime residents that enjoy the quiet, small-town atmosphere.  The town has Gulf Coast weather and 60% of the days are sunny.  Winter temperatures average 40 degrees at night in January and February, 60 to 65 degrees during the day.  Summers are hot with daytime temperatures averaging 88 to 92 degrees in July and August.  Poplarville is the Blueberry capital of Mississippi and hosts the annual Blueberry Jubilee.  The SFRU station is located adjacent to the Pearl River Community College.

If you are interested in a career with the ARS, USDA in Poplarville, Mississippi please check the ARS job website at or USE jobs at


Career Opportunities

The links below are to current ARS job openings listed at the official job site of the US Federal Government, USAJOBS.

ARS openings in Poplarville, MS
ARS openings in Mississippi
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