Efforts are underway to inform producers about incentives to encourage sustainable agricultural practices on farms across Mississippi. Implementing sustainable agricultural practices requires short-term investments, and it takes time before producers will see tangible benefits. However, financial assistance is available to
Data for the Mississippi Cotton Official Variety Trial program has been collected, analyzed, and complied for publication.
Variety selection is likely the most critical management decision associated with soybean production. For Mississippi growers, there are a number of excellent varieties available to choose from.
More Mississippi producers are getting the word about how much they can learn in three days at the state’s premier row crop conference. The Mississippi State University 2016 Row Crop Short Course had more than 600 attendees. Attendance at the
Mississippi State University researchers have a plan to drastically change the way rice farmers grow their crop while cutting water use by one-third and maintaining yields. The MSU Extension Service is encouraging Mississippi rice growers to consider using alternate wetting
I will stick to my old story that soil related issues including tillage practices and drainage are the most important subjects in crop production, or at least the most important ones we can control. One of my most common statements
This time of year most of us are more worried about gaining those pounds with all the turkey dinners, desserts, and meetings we sit through without getting enough exercise than about next year’s crop. But like it or not these
The Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program is intended to provide corn growers, crop consultants and other ag professionals first-hand opportunity to observe performance of elite hybrids and generate information to better assess hybrid performance and adaptability in Mississippi.
Many farmers in east Mississippi are investing heavily in drain tiles that work like French drains in the landscape, and the result is higher productivity on land that previously was too wet. Dennis Reginelli, a regional agronomic specialist with the
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 13, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Lamar Adams, Pike County “Much of the county received between 0.5 and 1.5 inches of slow rain early in the week, but
Fertilizer regulations continue to be a burden for Europe’s retailers and farmers as the general public there looks at fertilizer as a bad thing, according to one European fertilizer insider.