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
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.
Over the last 10 days we have received numerous calls about brown stink bugs in seedling corn in the Delta region of the state.
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
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
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,
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
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
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.
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.
The bulls were again winners in an exciting week for longs and producers. In last week’s report, I said the markets bias would be near unchanged to a bit lower.