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Mississippi: Conditions Getting Better for Harvest – USDA

Mississippi: Conditions Getting Better for Harvest – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 31, 2015

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

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Mississippi Soybeans: Is It Safe to Apply a Harvest Aid?

Mississippi Soybeans: Is It Safe to Apply a Harvest Aid?

👤By Trent Irby, John Orlowski, and Jason Bond, Mississippi State University 🕔Aug 31, 2015

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

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Mississippi Soybeans: Should You Apply a Harvest Aid?

Mississippi Soybeans: Should You Apply a Harvest Aid?

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔Aug 31, 2015

Several calls have come in over the last week regarding soybean harvest aid options for various scenarios.

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Flint on Crops: Down to the Last Lap Before Harvest

Flint on Crops: Down to the Last Lap Before Harvest

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Extension Service 🕔Aug 31, 2015

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

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Mississippi Rice: Harvest Begins, Yields Uncertain

Mississippi Rice: Harvest Begins, Yields Uncertain

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Ag Communications 🕔Aug 28, 2015

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

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Mississippi Peanuts: Caterpillars Defoliating

👤By Jeff Gore and Jason Sarver, Mississippi State University 🕔Aug 27, 2015

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

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Mississippi: Sweetpotato Field Day Program, Pontotoc, Aug. 27

Mississippi: Sweetpotato Field Day Program, Pontotoc, Aug. 27

👤By Stephen Meyers, Mississippi State University 🕔Aug 26, 2015

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. 

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Mississippi Sorghum: Managing Aphids in Cooler Weather

Mississippi Sorghum: Managing Aphids in Cooler Weather

👤By Angus Catchot and Jeff Gore, Mississippi State University 🕔Aug 25, 2015

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

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Mississippi: Corn Harvest Nearly Finished, Soybeans, Sorghum Pick Up – USDA

Mississippi: Corn Harvest Nearly Finished, Soybeans, Sorghum Pick Up – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 24, 2015

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

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Mississippi: MSU Turn Row Talk, Clarksdale, Aug. 25

Mississippi: MSU Turn Row Talk, Clarksdale, Aug. 25

👤From Mississippi State University 🕔Aug 21, 2015

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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