According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Mississippi, there were 6.5 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, August 30, 2015. Topsoil moisture supplies were 18 percent very short, 35 percent short, 42 percent adequate, and 5
Several calls have come in over the last week regarding soybean harvest aid options for various scenarios. In some cases, fields have been observed with varying degrees of maturity. In these situations, the majority of the pods observed across the
Several calls have come in over the last week regarding soybean harvest aid options for various scenarios.
The production of field crops is very much like a race in that both yields and profitability are influenced by how well crops progress from spring until harvest. You may have noted that I did not say from planting until
Rice harvest has begun in Mississippi, but only time will tell how many acres were actually planted and how good yields will be. “There’s not a lot of yield reports yet, but I think we’re going to have a good
We have had numerous calls over the last 2 weeks about caterpillars in peanut from all around the state. In every case, the calls have involved a complex of multiple species including bollworm/tobacco budworm, cutworms, armyworms, saltmarsh caterpillar, loopers, and rednecked
Mississippi State University will host its 3rd Annual Sweetpotato Field Day Thursday August 27 at the Pontotoc Ridge-Flatwoods Branch Experiment Station (8320 Hwy 15 S., Pontotoc, MS 38863). Registration is free. Breakfast and lunch are provided. CCA credits are available.
In 2014 we saw two incidents of less than satisfactory control with Transform on sugarcane aphids in grain sorghum across a broad geography. At the time we were mixing a lot of pyrethroids with Transform, so initial thoughts were that
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 23, 2015. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “Scattered rain delayed harvest in some areas and some slight damage from hail occurred in small areas. Corn
An agronomic crops turn row talk will be held at Stovall farms, at 4146 Oakhurst Stovall Road (34.2651472 -90.63274166) on August 25, 2015. The field day will be held at Mr. Pete Hunter’s shop on the west side of the road. MSU
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