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Mississippi Field Reports: Limited Planting Between Rains

Mississippi Field Reports: Limited Planting Between Rains

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 2, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 1, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Drew Wilson, Quitman County “Planting was accomplished last week, although it was very little and mainly on ridge ground. The rainfall received

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Flint on Crops: Starter Fertilizers Can Raise Yields, Profits

Flint on Crops: Starter Fertilizers Can Raise Yields, Profits

πŸ‘€By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔May 2, 2016

The subject of starter fertilizer use in crops has been bounced around for many years. It has gotten to the point that few people in my profession talk about it because there are always exceptions to just about every statement

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Mississippi Peanuts: Why You Can’t Use Propiconazole This Year

Mississippi Peanuts: Why You Can’t Use Propiconazole This Year

πŸ‘€By Alan Henn, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 28, 2016

Most peanut growers have received notification from their buying points not to use any fungicides containing propiconazole this year.

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Mississippi Field Reports: Limited Field Work as Rain Delays Continue – USDA

Mississippi Field Reports: Limited Field Work as Rain Delays Continue – USDA

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Apr 25, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 24, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Lemon Ray Phelps, Marshall County “Corn has started to emerge, most of our wheat should be heading by the end of the

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Flint on Crops: Reduced Tillage Can Produce Profits

Flint on Crops: Reduced Tillage Can Produce Profits

πŸ‘€By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 25, 2016

This spring has been a roller-coaster ride with periods of indecision over crop selection, planting time, tillage system, and a score of other issues. It now appears that we may get a few days of good weather for planting. A

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Farm Business: Mississippi Family Team Uses Cloud Based Management Software – DTN

Farm Business: Mississippi Family Team Uses Cloud Based Management Software – DTN

πŸ‘€By Karl Wolfshohl Progressive Famer Contributor 🕔Apr 22, 2016

As farms grow bigger and more sophisticated, and the playing field gets more competitive, decision-making must become faster and more precise. Applying real-time data to the production and financial arms of an operation is key to making it happen. Such

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Mississippi Wheat: Rust Is Spreading, Be Aware of Head Scab Risk

Mississippi Wheat: Rust Is Spreading, Be Aware of Head Scab Risk

πŸ‘€By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University, Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Apr 19, 2016

As we approach wheat heading throughout the state, additional foliar diseases have been observed. Rust incidents are spreading, and growers should be aware of the risks of Fusarium head blight to flowering wheat.

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Mississippi Field Reports: Rains Return to Slow Down Planting – USDA

Mississippi Field Reports: Rains Return to Slow Down Planting – USDA

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Apr 18, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 17, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Anthony DeWayne, Tunica County “Excessive Rainfall over the past few days will delay planting progress on rice and soybeans for another week

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Flint on Crops: Replant Decisions Are Difficult

Flint on Crops: Replant Decisions Are Difficult

πŸ‘€By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 18, 2016

The decisions that have to be made about replanting crops are some of the most difficult for producers. This is true because of all the factors that are involved. The first of these issues is likely determined by the calendar.

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Mississippi Corn: Constantly Wet Soils Hinder Planting

Mississippi Corn: Constantly Wet Soils Hinder Planting

πŸ‘€By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Apr 15, 2016

Frequent spring rains and standing water have kept farmers out of their fields, reducing expectations for the state’s corn crop. Erick Larson, grain crops specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said growers are struggling to plant the amount

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