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Mississippi Irrigation: Utilizing Moisture Sensors to Increase Efficiency

Mississippi Irrigation: Utilizing Moisture Sensors to Increase Efficiency

👤By Jason Krutz and Dan Roach, Mississippi State University 🕔May 26, 2016

Soil moisture sensors are one tool that we can utilize to better assess soil moisture in the soil profile and schedule an irrigation appropriately.

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Mississippi: 1st Soybean Rust of 2016 Detected in 3 Counties

Mississippi: 1st Soybean Rust of 2016 Detected in 3 Counties

👤By Tom Allen and Trent Irby, Mississippi State University 🕔May 25, 2016

Soybean rust was detected in kudzu patches in Amite, Pike and Wilkinson counties on Tuesday (5/24) afternoon.

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Mississippi Field Reports: Wheat Harvest Begins, Most Areas in Need of Rain

Mississippi Field Reports: Wheat Harvest Begins, Most Areas in Need of Rain

👤From USDA 🕔May 24, 2016

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

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Mississippi Soybeans: Updated Disease Calendars for MG IV, MG V Varieties

Mississippi Soybeans: Updated Disease Calendars for MG IV, MG V Varieties

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔May 23, 2016

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.

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Mississippi Cotton: Thrips Pressure Starting off Heavy

Mississippi Cotton: Thrips Pressure Starting off Heavy

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔May 23, 2016

As ryegrass and other ditchbank hosts begin to dry down, thrips numbers will likely increase in the next couple weeks.

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Mississippi Corn: When Should You Start Irrigating?

Mississippi Corn: When Should You Start Irrigating?

👤By Erick Larson and Jason Krutz, Mississippi State University 🕔May 20, 2016

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.

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Mississippi Peanuts: Plant Stand Effects on Yields

Mississippi Peanuts: Plant Stand Effects on Yields

👤By Jeff Gore and Jason Sarver, Mississippi State University 🕔May 20, 2016

Outside of occasional seedling disease related to hot, dry conditions, stand issues have nearly always been somehow related to saturated soils.

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Mississippi Peanuts: Thrips – When Is It Time to Spray

Mississippi Peanuts: Thrips – When Is It Time to Spray

👤By Jeff Gore and Jason Sarver, Mississippi State University 🕔May 20, 2016

Current studies show significant benefits from thrips sprays in peanuts when the plants are under some type of stress.

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Mississippi Irrigation: Pipe Planner and Furrow Irrigated Systems

Mississippi Irrigation: Pipe Planner and Furrow Irrigated Systems

👤By Jason Krutz and Dan Roach, Mississippi State University 🕔May 20, 2016

Why is Pipe Planner such an effective Irrigation Water Management practice in furrow irrigated environments?

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Mississippi Cotton: Good Weather Allows Rapid Planting

Mississippi Cotton: Good Weather Allows Rapid Planting

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔May 20, 2016

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,

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