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Mississippi Field Reports: Early Soybean Harvest Begins

Mississippi Field Reports: Early Soybean Harvest Begins

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Trent Barnett, Calhoun County  “Excessive rainfall over the last two weeks may have caused damage to sweet potato crop. Growers will know

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Mississippi Soybeans: Harvest Aids and Late Season Management

Mississippi Soybeans: Harvest Aids and Late Season Management

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔Aug 21, 2017

As more and more of Mississippi’s soybeans approach maturity, numerous calls regarding harvest aids and other late-season management considerations have been received.

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Mississippi Soybeans: Protecting Seed Quality

Mississippi Soybeans: Protecting Seed Quality

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Given the excessive rainfall that has occurred across many areas of Mississippi, there are questions regarding soybean seed quality and application of fungicides to manage this issue.

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Mississippi Soybeans: Conditions Conducive for Disease Development

Mississippi Soybeans: Conditions Conducive for Disease Development

👤By Tom Allen and Trent Irby, Mississippi State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 21, 2017

When the environment remains conducive for an extended period of time, aerial web blight can be one of the most devastating diseases. Cercospora blight, soybean rust, and target spot are also showing up in fields.

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Flint on Crops: Soybeans – Red Banded Stinkbugs Are the Top Issue – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Soybeans – Red Banded Stinkbugs Are the Top Issue – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, University of Mississippi Agronomist 🕔Aug 21, 2017

There have been times through the years when one topic has dominated the discussion among producers, Extension workers, researchers, and industry people. This is one of those times as the little stinkbug from South America with the red band across

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Soybeans: Redbanded Stink Bug Discussed in Emergency ARK-LA-MS Forum – Video

Soybeans: Redbanded Stink Bug Discussed in Emergency ARK-LA-MS Forum – Video

🕔Aug 18, 2017

August has shaped up as an explosive month for a difficult-to-control and highly damaging pest in soybean, prompting organization of the Ark-La-Miss Emergency Forum on Redbanded stink bug, set for Aug. 17 at the Capps Center in Stoneville, Mississippi.

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Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Mississippi’s row crops have had enough rain, and most fields just need sunshine. Erick Larson, grain crops specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said corn is mature and will gain no benefit from additional moisture. In the first

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Mississippi: Sweet Potato Field Day, Pontotoc, Aug. 31

Mississippi: Sweet Potato Field Day, Pontotoc, Aug. 31

👤By Keri Lewis, Mississippi State University 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Sweet potato producers, crop consultants, agricultural industry representatives and the general public will learn about ongoing Mississippi State University sweet potato research and outreach efforts at a field day Aug. 31. The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural

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Mississippi Cotton: Foliar Diseases Don’t Warrant a Fungicide

Mississippi Cotton: Foliar Diseases Don’t Warrant a Fungicide

👤By Darrin Dodds and Tom Allen, Mississippi State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Unsightly spots on cotton leaves are becoming more common as the year progresses.  There are a number of things that can cause cotton leaf spotting including herbicide injury, disease, insect feeding (i.e. spider mites), or numerous other factors.

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Mississippi Corn: How to Enhance Harvest Efficiency and Success

Mississippi Corn: How to Enhance Harvest Efficiency and Success

👤By Erick Larson, Mississippi State University Extension Grain Specialist 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Corn harvest should ramp up quickly as soon as some sunshine returns and muddy fields dry up enough to allow progress. Although early corn harvest reports indicate we have a big crop on hand, we need to successfully get it

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