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Mississippi Field Reports: Good Week for Planting Despite Rain Interruptions

Mississippi Field Reports: Good Week for Planting Despite Rain Interruptions

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Charles “Richard” Hay, Walthall County “Dry conditions allowed for beef and dairy producers to begin wrapping and chopping haylage. Corn was still

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Mississippi Wheat: Crop Past Fungicide Application Window

Mississippi Wheat: Crop Past Fungicide Application Window

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Based on crop growth stages throughout MS, all wheat is at a stage where a fungicide application is no longer legally allowed due to label restrictions.

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Mississippi Corn: Stink Bugs Showing Up in Seedling Fields

Mississippi Corn: Stink Bugs Showing Up in Seedling Fields

👤By Angus Catchot, Don Cook, and Jeff Gore, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Over the last 10 days we have received numerous calls about brown stink bugs in seedling corn in the Delta region of the state.

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Flint on Crops: Potash Puts Peas in Your Pods – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Potash Puts Peas in Your Pods – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 24, 2017

We have talked about this subject before, but I felt like it needed to be mentioned one more time before we get too far into this year’s crop. This is the time when a booster dose of potash can provide

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Mississippi: Pecan Field Day, Raymond, May 11

Mississippi: Pecan Field Day, Raymond, May 11

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU Extension Service 🕔Apr 20, 2017

Growers interested in commercial pecan production are invited to a spring field day May 11 in Raymond. The event will begin at the Mississippi State University Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center at 1320 Seven Springs Road in Raymond. It

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Mississippi Catfish: Smaller Ponds Intensify Production

Mississippi Catfish: Smaller Ponds Intensify Production

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Mississippi has a long history of catfish production, but recent advances in management and production are changing the way some ponds look and operate. Catfish ponds have traditionally been rectangular, shallow and large, usually about 10 acres of water. Today,

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Mississippi Field Reports: Ideal Planting Conditions Have Planters Rolling

Mississippi Field Reports: Ideal Planting Conditions Have Planters Rolling

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 16, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Drew Wilson, Quitman County “A great deal of acres were planted last week, with the majority of the soybean crop going into

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Flint on Crops: Planting Is Ahead of Schedule – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Planting Is Ahead of Schedule – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 17, 2017

No two years are alike no matter what the subject may be. Still, the degree of variation in weather and field conditions is in a word “extreme” in agriculture. Having spent the greater part of my life working with farmers

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Outdoors: Bobwhite Quail Habitat is in Short Supply

Outdoors: Bobwhite Quail Habitat is in Short Supply

👤By Leslie Burger MSU Extension Service 🕔Apr 13, 2017

There was a time when the plucky “bob-white” call greeted the sunrise around farmlands and pine forests across the southeastern U.S. Today, the fields and forests are becoming silent, and the call of the northern bobwhite is seldom heard.  

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Mississippi Field Reports: Growers Return to Fields Near Week End

Mississippi Field Reports: Growers Return to Fields Near Week End

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 9, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Tracy Robertson, Carroll County “Rain from the previous weekend kept producers out of the field in the early part of the week.

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