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Mississippi: 2017 Agronomic Crops Scout Schools

Mississippi: 2017 Agronomic Crops Scout Schools

👤By Angus Catchot, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Mississippi State University will be hosting 4 scout schools this year. This year we will be including insects, disease, fertility, and herbicide symptomology.

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Mississippi: Last Week for Pipe Planner Webinar

Mississippi: Last Week for Pipe Planner Webinar

👤By Jason Krutz and Dan Roach, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Pipe Planner’s last weekly webinar series is set for this week.

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Mississippi Field Reports: Rains Put Hamper on Corn Planting

Mississippi Field Reports: Rains Put Hamper on Corn Planting

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 26, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents “Field conditions have allowed for some corn to be planted this week. Many areas are still wet. A great deal of sweet

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Flint on Crops: Spring Potash Can Boost Yields – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Spring Potash Can Boost Yields – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Probably the most popular kind of subject matter for those of us who attempt to write about the art and science of growing crops is how to make crops produce higher yields. When I started working with crops in the

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Mississippi: Wheat Growers Struggle to Find Positive News

Mississippi: Wheat Growers Struggle to Find Positive News

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU AgCommunications 🕔Mar 24, 2017

Despite almost everything working against this year’s winter wheat, benefits remain on the fields growers managed to plant after last fall’s drought. Brian Williams, an agricultural economist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the 2016-17 season makes four

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Mississippi Weeds: Control Palmer Pigweed Early

Mississippi Weeds: Control Palmer Pigweed Early

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 23, 2017

Because of the warm weather in March, many fields in Mississippi already contain emerged Palmer amaranth. Therefore, in fields that will not be planted for two to four more weeks, a residual herbicide for Palmer amaranth in a burndown application

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Mississippi Weeds: Enlist and Xtend – What Mixtures Are Approved?

Mississippi Weeds: Enlist and Xtend – What Mixtures Are Approved?

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 23, 2017

Lists of approved additives/herbicides that can legally be mixed with the new auxin herbicides have changed multiple times during the last month, and it is likely they will change again before the time for in-season herbicide applications.

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Mississippi Cotton, Soybean: Target Spot Management – Thoughts from 2016 Observations

Mississippi Cotton, Soybean: Target Spot Management – Thoughts from 2016 Observations

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 22, 2017

The biggest driving factor for the severe, widespread development of target spot in both cotton and soybean during the 2016 season was the environment that occurred during specific growth stages.

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Mississippi Family Recognized as “National Outstanding Young Farmers”

Mississippi Family Recognized as “National Outstanding Young Farmers”

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Mississippi’s agricultural future is safe in the hands of some of the nation’s best farmers. Brad and Molly Judson of Clay County have the award to prove it. Charlie Stokes, area agronomy agent with the Mississippi State University Extension Service,

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Mississippi Field Reports: Corn Planting Begins, Expected to Ramp Up This Week

Mississippi Field Reports: Corn Planting Begins, Expected to Ramp Up This Week

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 20, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 19, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents “Field operations picked up this week. Burndown and fertilizer applications led the way. Planters are being calibrated. With the 7-day weather forecast,

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