Soil moisture sensors are one tool that we can utilize to better assess soil moisture in the soil profile and schedule an irrigation appropriately.
Soybean rust was detected in kudzu patches in Amite, Pike and Wilkinson counties on Tuesday (5/24) afternoon.
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 22, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jon M. Carson, Issaquena & Sharkey Counties “All crops have been planted and emerged with a great stand with the exception of
More often than not the presence of a specific disease will depend on planting date, especially since over the past few years frogeye leaf spot has been observed earlier in the season than in years past.
As ryegrass and other ditchbank hosts begin to dry down, thrips numbers will likely increase in the next couple weeks.
The simple answer is that irrigation should commence whenever soil moisture becomes limiting. However, we need to do more than see leaf wilting in order to accurately assess soil moisture.
Outside of occasional seedling disease related to hot, dry conditions, stand issues have nearly always been somehow related to saturated soils.
Current studies show significant benefits from thrips sprays in peanuts when the plants are under some type of stress.
Why is Pipe Planner such an effective Irrigation Water Management practice in furrow irrigated environments?
Cotton producers made rapid planting progress in mid-May on increased acreage, hoping the recent trend of high yields will continue in a year of low prices for all crops. Darrin Dodds, cotton specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service,
It’s not too early to start thinking about herbicide resistance management next year.