Growers interested in commercial pecan production are invited to a spring field day May 11 in Raymond. The event will begin at the Mississippi State University Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center at 1320 Seven Springs Road in Raymond. It
Mississippi has a long history of catfish production, but recent advances in management and production are changing the way some ponds look and operate. Catfish ponds have traditionally been rectangular, shallow and large, usually about 10 acres of water. Today,
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 16, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Drew Wilson, Quitman County “A great deal of acres were planted last week, with the majority of the soybean crop going into
No two years are alike no matter what the subject may be. Still, the degree of variation in weather and field conditions is in a word “extreme” in agriculture. Having spent the greater part of my life working with farmers
There was a time when the plucky “bob-white” call greeted the sunrise around farmlands and pine forests across the southeastern U.S. Today, the fields and forests are becoming silent, and the call of the northern bobwhite is seldom heard.
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 9, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Tracy Robertson, Carroll County “Rain from the previous weekend kept producers out of the field in the early part of the week.
This mild spring has changed most of the things we do in preparation for the crop, but this is not the first time this has happened. I can recall the stories I heard my grandparents tell about strange weather, one
Fall preparation paid off for many Mississippi corn producers who were able to take advantage of a gap in spring rains to plant much of their crop early. Erick Larson, corn specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 2, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents “Heavy rains during the week continue to supply moisture to the soil.” Matt Thornton, Forrest County “Seedbed preparation and some corn planting
Also, things to keep in mind for managing soybean target spot during 2017:
The bulls were again winners in an exciting week for longs and producers. In last week’s report, I said the markets bias would be near unchanged to a bit lower.