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Mississippi: Sustainable Ag Production Field Day, Batesville, July 15

Mississippi: Sustainable Ag Production Field Day, Batesville, July 15

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU AgCommunications 🕔Jun 28, 2016

Farmers can learn about financial management and a new produce safety program during the upcoming Alliance for Sustainable Agricultural Production field day July 15. The on-farm field day will be at the Cotton Warehouse Farmers Market, located at 550 Highway

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Mississippi Field Reports: Few Weeds, Lots of Insects

Mississippi Field Reports: Few Weeds, Lots of Insects

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 27, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 26, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Drew Wilson, Quitman County “Crops really need a rain. Anything not irrigated right now is struggling. Weed pressure is light due to

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Mississippi Corn: Scout Fields for Caterpillar Infestations

Mississippi Corn: Scout Fields for Caterpillar Infestations

👤By Don Cook, Jeff Gore, and Angus Catchot, Mississippi State University 🕔Jun 25, 2016

Much of the corn has reached the reproductive stages, while some is still in the vegetative stages. Several caterpillars, including fall armyworm and corn earworm, can infest corn during both stages of development.

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North Mississippi Row Crops Field Day, Verona, Aug. 11

North Mississippi Row Crops Field Day, Verona, Aug. 11

👤From the Arkansas Farm Bureau 🕔Jun 23, 2016

By Michaela Parker, MUS AgCommunications North Mississippi farmers and consultants can learn about the latest row crop research and the potential for using unmanned aircraft systems in crop production during a free field day program in Lee County. Experts with the

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Mississippi: Rice Field Day, Stoneville, July 19

Mississippi: Rice Field Day, Stoneville, July 19

👤By Bobby Golden, Mississippi State University 🕔Jun 22, 2016

The MSU-DREC Rice Producer Field Day will be held in conjunction with the annual Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Summer Rice Grower Meeting this year on the morning of July 19 at the Capps Center in Stoneville.

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Mississippi Soybeans: 2015 Frogeye Leaf Spot Fungicide Evaluations

Mississippi Soybeans: 2015 Frogeye Leaf Spot Fungicide Evaluations

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University 🕔Jun 22, 2016

Numerous trials were conducted during the 2015 season to determine the efficacy of multiple products and product combinations on frogeye leaf spot of soybean in a susceptible variety.

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Mississippi Soybeans: Root-Knot Nematode Resistance Trials

Mississippi Soybeans: Root-Knot Nematode Resistance Trials

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University 🕔Jun 22, 2016

Over the past several years the number of fields observed to contain root-knot nematodes has increased across Mississippi.

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Mississippi Soybeans: Diseases to Watch For

Mississippi Soybeans: Diseases to Watch For

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University 🕔Jun 22, 2016

Soybean growers should be on the lookout for frogeye leaf spot, Septoria brown spot, southern blight, and soybean rust.

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Mississippi Field Reports: Corn Silking but Heat a Problem

Mississippi Field Reports: Corn Silking but Heat a Problem

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 21, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 19, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “Non-irrigated crops are showing signs of stress from lack of moisture. Irrigation is a priority as is final

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Monsanto Donates Agronomy Center To Mississippi’s Delta Council

Monsanto Donates Agronomy Center To Mississippi’s Delta Council

👤From a press release 🕔Jun 21, 2016

Monsanto Company announced today the donation of its Leland Agronomy Center to The B.F. Smith Foundation, a nonprofit organization in the Mississippi Delta and connected to the region’s Delta Council. The 150-acre site consists of cropland and supporting infrastructure that

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