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Mississippi Soybeans: 2017 Maturity Group Variety Trial Report

Mississippi Soybeans: 2017 Maturity Group Variety Trial Report

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Dec 14, 2017

During the 2017 season, a Maturity Group IV and V variety trial was conducted at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center (NMREC) in Verona, MS.

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Flint on Crops: We Often Ignore Important Things – Commentary

Flint on Crops: We Often Ignore Important Things – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Agronomist 🕔Dec 11, 2017

Through the years since I started working with farmers in the mid 1970’s there has been a growing awareness of how many producers choose to bypass or intentionally ignore some of the most basic things that could increase their yields

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Mississippi: Alliance Field Day, Piney Woods, Dec. 15

Mississippi: Alliance Field Day, Piney Woods, Dec. 15

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, Mississippi State University 🕔Dec 6, 2017

The National Center for Appropriate Technology will host the Alliance of Sustainable Farms field day on Dec. 15 in Piney Woods. Representatives from the center’s Gulf States Regional Office in Jackson will provide a hands-on bed preparation demonstration at its

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Mississippi Corn: 2017 Hybrid Demonstration Program Summary

Mississippi Corn: 2017 Hybrid Demonstration Program Summary

👤By Erick Larson, University of Mississippi Extension Grain Specialist 🕔Dec 4, 2017

Selecting well-adapted and superior corn hybrids is critical to the success and profitability of your farm. Accordingly, Mississippi State goes to great lengths to evaluate, assess and analyze corn hybrid performance.

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Flint on Crops: Drought Can Affect Soil Test Results – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Drought Can Affect Soil Test Results – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Agronomist 🕔Dec 4, 2017

We have discussed this topic several times through the years, but it seems to be one of those things that can’t find a good place to stay in our minds. Considering all the rain we received during the early spring

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Mississippi Hunting: Take Extra Precautions When Using Tree Stands

Mississippi Hunting: Take Extra Precautions When Using Tree Stands

👤By Jessica Tegt, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 4, 2017

Although they are beneficial as a hunting tool to increase visibility, elevated tree stands come with many safety concerns. Fortunately, it is easier than ever to hunt safely from trees. When using a tree stand, design choice and placement location

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Mississippi Outdoors: Precautions Can Safely Combine Hunting, ATVs

Mississippi Outdoors: Precautions Can Safely Combine Hunting, ATVs

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Nov 30, 2017

Hunting and driving all-terrain vehicles are so linked in Mississippi that many people forget safety precautions when using these powerful machines. Bradley Staton, Mississippi State University Extension Service 4-H ATV associate, offered a few tips to increase the chances that

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Flint on Crops: Yields Are Different for a Reason – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Yields Are Different for a Reason – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Agronomist 🕔Nov 27, 2017

We often underestimate our abilities to explain what we see as crops respond to field conditions from one year to the next. I can’t decide whether this stems from a real inability to see how the various sets of conditions

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Mississippi: Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations

Mississippi: Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Nov 24, 2017

All of the entries in the 2017 Mississippi State University Official Variety Trials (OVT) were evaluated for their reaction to the stem canker fungus.  In addition, a few varieties (n=19) were added to supplement the trials and obtain information on those particular varieties

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Mississippi: Hunters Should Prepare for Wild Hog Encounters

Mississippi: Hunters Should Prepare for Wild Hog Encounters

👤By Andrew Smith, Mississippi State University Extension Service 🕔Nov 22, 2017

Hunting season preparation is done to increase our odds of harvesting some of the special and iconic native species that we are fortunate to have in Mississippi, whether we’re targeting white-tailed deer, small game, waterfowl or a combination of quarry.

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