There is a method you can estimate corn yield by thoroughly sampling random ears in a field. It will take some effort and knowledge to accurately represent your field or area, but it can give you a reasonable estimate and
July rains hold a special place in soybean growers’ hearts – and in their pocketbooks. “July is typically a very hot, dry month, but it’s also one when soybeans still need water to grow and fill out pods,” said Trent
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 24, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Terry Wayne “Skip” Glidewell, Prentiss County “Most of Prentiss County has experienced some much needed thundershowers off and on throughout last week.
Once again, leaf blast has been observed in several susceptible varieties across the Delta (e.g., Rex, CL163, and CL151). The majority of the fields observed to contain leaf blast, contained blast-infected rice along edges and in areas of the field
We have had numerous reports of bollworm (soybean podworm corn earworm) moths being flushed and small larvae in cotton and soybeans over the last couple weeks. This past week seemed to be the turning point in soybean.
The business of farming may be more complicated than any other form of endeavor. It can be a risky way to make a living, but on the other hand it can be rewarding. Unlike other forms of work such
It looks like 2016 is shaping up to be another big year for fall armyworm in rice. As a reminder, our threshold in rice at this point in the season is 5 per 10 sweeps or when significant damage occurs.
Pheromone trap catches for tobacco budworm this week were at higher levels than normally seen during this time of year in all areas of the state. Bollworms were back down some this week after being quite high in some regions
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 17, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “Scattered rain have helped where they fell. We still have a significant section of the county
An article published in the latest issue of the journal Weed Science shows that adopting harvest-time and post-harvest weed controls can reduce the prevalence of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth, one of