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Mississippi Soybeans: Bean Leaf Beetle Numbers High in Delta Fields

Mississippi Soybeans: Bean Leaf Beetle Numbers High in Delta Fields

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔Jul 29, 2015

Over the last week we have been getting a lot of calls about extremely high bean leaf beetle numbers. Most calls have come from the Northwest Delta region of the state.

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Mississippi Sorghum: Identifying, Managing Headworms

Mississippi Sorghum: Identifying, Managing Headworms

🕔Jul 28, 2015

There are three species that make up the headworm complex in grain sorghum; the corn earworm (bollworm), fall armyworm, and the sorghum webworm.

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Mississippi: Rains Bring Relief as Corn Harvest Nears – USDA

Mississippi: Rains Bring Relief as Corn Harvest Nears – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 27, 2015

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 26, 2015. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Don Respess, Coahoma & Quitman Counties “Rains last week were very helpful for all crops. Crops look very good but high temperatures

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Mississippi Corn: Easy Way to Estimate Yield

Mississippi Corn: Easy Way to Estimate Yield

👤By Erick Larson, Mississippi State University 🕔Jul 27, 2015

There is a method you can estimate corn yield by thoroughly sampling random ears in a field. It will take some effort and knowledge to accurately represent your field or area, but it can give you a reasonable estimate and

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Mississippi Corn: The Heat Is Not Helping

Mississippi Corn: The Heat Is Not Helping

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Ag Communications 🕔Jul 24, 2015

Wet spring weather prevented Mississippi farmers from planting as many corn acres as they intended, but despite the heat, the crop is mostly looking good in fields across the state. “We should have a good crop this year, but it

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Mississippi Soybean: Differnce Between Fungicide Phytotoxicity and Root Disease

Mississippi Soybean: Differnce Between Fungicide Phytotoxicity and Root Disease

👤By Tom Allen, University of Georgia 🕔Jul 23, 2015

Once again, foliar fungicide phytotoxicity has been observed throughout the Mississippi soybean production system as a result of applying certain products. In some cases, and this year in particular, some of the symptoms associated with the “injury” appear to be

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Mississippi Sorghum: Midge Uptick Prompts Scouting Courses

Mississippi Sorghum: Midge Uptick Prompts Scouting Courses

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Ag Communications 🕔Jul 21, 2015

Sorghum midges have been an issue for Mississippi grain sorghum producers for as long as they have been growing the crop, but early plantings across the state have been affected more than usual this year. Jeff Gore, an entomologist with

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Mississippi Cotton: Evaluating Potassium Deficiency

Mississippi Cotton: Evaluating Potassium Deficiency

👤By Darrin Dodds and Bobby Golden, Mississippi State University 🕔Jul 20, 2015

Over the past several weeks blooms have become commonplace in most Mississippi cotton fields.  Many of these fields were blooming at or just after the 4th of July.  Once cotton begins to square and more so once  bloom begins, nutrient

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Mississippi Soybeans: Encountered Diseases Increase

Mississippi Soybeans: Encountered Diseases Increase

👤By Tom Allen and Trent Irby, Mississippi State University 🕔Jul 20, 2015

Up until the last week the soybean disease situation had been quiet. However, as soybean fields have matured, the diseases encountered have increased. Generally speaking, as soybean plants develop the diseases encountered will increase throughout the season. Monitoring soybean fields

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Mississippi Sorghum: Scouting For Midge With Confidence

Mississippi Sorghum: Scouting For Midge With Confidence

👤By Angus Catchot and Jeff Gore, Mississippi State University 🕔Jul 20, 2015

When it comes to scouting for sorghum midge I have found that very few people have the confidence to accurately find them. Most believe if they are not finding them that they must be missing them or doing something wrong. The

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