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Mississippi Corn: Are you Behind on your ‘Tassel Shot’ Application?

Mississippi Corn: Are you Behind on your ‘Tassel Shot’ Application?

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔May 24, 2017

The Mississippi corn crop is generally on pace to tassel earlier than normal this year, as early-planting and warm temperatures have promoted quick development.

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Mississippi: Auxin Herbicide Field Day, Pontotoc, June 29

Mississippi: Auxin Herbicide Field Day, Pontotoc, June 29

👤By Keri Collins Lewis, Mississippi State University 🕔May 23, 2017

Row crop producers can learn best practices for adding auxin herbicides to their weed control tool box at a field day June 29. The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will host the event

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Mississippi Field Reports: Planting Continues Between Scattered Showers

Mississippi Field Reports: Planting Continues Between Scattered Showers

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Brandon Alberson, Lee County “The harvest of hay is almost complete for now. Our livestock producers have started evaluating their pastures and

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Flint on Crops: Plants Need Silicon – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Plants Need Silicon – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔May 22, 2017

We are very familiar with the element silicon because it serves us in many ways from the handy sealants we use to stop leaks to the sands we enjoy at the beach. Those of us who have studied the soil

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Mississippi Corn: When Is the Right Time to Start Irrigating?

Mississippi Corn: When Is the Right Time to Start Irrigating?

👤By Erick Larson and Jason Krutz, Mississippi State University 🕔May 19, 2017

As a lot of our March-planted corn progresses through late vegetative stages nearing tassel, most of the Mississippi corn crop has not generally received any supplemental irrigation. This is a bit uncharacteristic, but certainly no cause for alarm.

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Mississippi Irrigation: Using Tractor Data for Pipe Planner

Mississippi Irrigation: Using Tractor Data for Pipe Planner

👤By Jason Krutz and Dan Roach, Mississippi State University 🕔May 19, 2017

Utilizing tractor GPS data for Pipe Planner designs seems to just get easier. Here are some basic steps to utilize  GPS tractor monitor data to develop a Pipe Planner recommendation.

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Mississippi Rice: MSU Row Rice Variety Trials – Videos

Mississippi Rice: MSU Row Rice Variety Trials – Videos

👤By Jason Krutz and Dan Roach, Mississippi State University 🕔May 17, 2017

With rice acres down, many thanks to the growers that have helped with our 2017 Row Rice trials.  This year, the Irrigation Team is comparing water use and yield on Row Rice fields to Multiple Side Inlet using AWD irrigation

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Mississippi Field Reports: Good Week for Planting

Mississippi Field Reports: Good Week for Planting

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 14, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “Producers are still waiting on some of the clay soils to dry out enough to continue planting. Cool

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Flint on Crops: Lime Is Fertilizer Too – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Lime Is Fertilizer Too – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔May 15, 2017

As I have worked with growers through the years one of the ideas that has kept coming up is how to choose between applications of lime or “fertilizer”. There seems to be a great misunderstanding about the importance of these

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Mississippi Soybeans: 1st State Yield Contest Announced

Mississippi Soybeans: 1st State Yield Contest Announced

👤By Kenner Patton, Mississippi State University 🕔May 9, 2017

The state’s soybean producers can put their skills to the test this year in the first Mississippi Soybean Yield Contest. Yield contests encourage growers to conduct on-farm research, evaluate their agronomic practices, and increase yields and profits. The Mississippi Soybean

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