Beaumont Horticulture Unit

The Beaumont Horticultural Unit is located in Perry County, MS on Highway 15 between the towns of Beaumont and Richton. The station is located on 20 acres which includes a shop/office, tractor shed, and 3 high tunnels. The combined mission of the BHU is vegetable production and urban horticulture. Research here focuses on variety trials, cultural practices, production techniques, and demonstrations of various vegetables, small fruits, and landscape and gardening ideas. The station often hosts school groups, garden clubs, Master Gardeners, and other civic groups for tours. Visitors are always welcome!

To set up a tour for your group, please contact thestation directly at 601.788.6616 or contact Dr.Christine Coker at

478 Hwy 15
Beaumont, MS 39423

Mail Stop 9394
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Phone: (601) 788-6616
Fax: (601) 788-5522