Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 23, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “We got about a third of an inch of rain Thursday. It basically washed the dust
The 2016 Mississippi Row Crop Short Course will be held at the Cotton Mill Conference Center near the campus of Mississippi State University from December 5-7, 2016.
We are approaching the end of our harvest season, and I feel that most people will agree that we have experienced one of the best crop years most of us can recall. Yields for all our crops have been good
Fewer Mississippi producers are looking at grain sorghum as a crop rotation option since an introduced pest became a major problem, a trend Mississippi State University researchers are working to reverse. The sugarcane aphid is a nonnative pest introduced to
Adequate forage for livestock is becoming a concern for Mississippi producers as drought conditions persist, but alternative hay sources and feeding options can compensate for shortages. The Mississippi Hay Directory helps livestock producers locate hay supplies. The directory is updated
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 16, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “Cotton harvest is just about all that is left in the field. Many have had a chance to
The 2016 MS ASA Annual Agronomy meeting will be held Wednesday November 9, 2016 at the Grenada Co. Extension office.
Marjan and Jan de Regt planned to spend 3 years farming in the Mississippi Delta before returning to their native Netherlands. That was 29 years ago, and the family still calls Hollandale home. The de Regts farm 2,600 acres of soybeans, 500
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 9, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “Cotton pickers are running as hard as they can. The yields are really surprising everyone. Cattlemen
The drama over possible illegal use of dicamba continues. The Environmental Protection Agency has confirmed that it executed federal search warrants at several southeastern Missouri locations as part of an