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Mississippi: Cover Crop Field Day, Rolling Fork, Jan. 19

Mississippi: Cover Crop Field Day, Rolling Fork, Jan. 19

👤By Nathan Gregory, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 12, 2018

The Mississippi State University Extension Service invites producers, landowners and professionals in the Delta to a Cover Crop Field Day Jan. 19. Carter Farms in Rolling Fork will host the free event beginning at 10:30 a.m. Local producers and MSU Extension specialists will

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Mississippi: Clethodim-Resistant Italian Ryegrass Management Options

Mississippi: Clethodim-Resistant Italian Ryegrass Management Options

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University Extension Weed Scientist 🕔Jan 12, 2018

Italian ryegrass has been one of the primary weed problems during burndown in Mississippi for nearly 15 years. Most populations are resistant to the “fop” family of ACCase herbicides due to overuse of Hoelon (diclofop) in wheat.

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Mississippi: Blueberry Workshop, Hattiesburg, Jan. 23

Mississippi: Blueberry Workshop, Hattiesburg, Jan. 23

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 5, 2018

An afternoon workshop will help Mississippi commercial blueberry growers brush up on the latest research and training related to their crop. The Mississippi State University Extension Service is hosting the 2018 Mississippi Blueberry Education Workshop Jan. 23 at the Forrest County Extension

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Mississippi: Winter Commodity Conference Hosted by Farm Bureau, Jackson, Jan. 22-23

Mississippi: Winter Commodity Conference Hosted by Farm Bureau, Jackson, Jan. 22-23

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 4, 2018

The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Winter Commodity Conference will be held January 22-23, 2018, at the MFBF Building located at 6311 Ridgewood Road in Jackson, Mississippi.  This is a 2-day event which will allow participants to attend the general session specific to

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Mississippi: Forestry remains steady despite 2017 challenges

Mississippi: Forestry remains steady despite 2017 challenges

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 20, 2017

Despite a slow housing market and other lingering effects of the recession, Mississippi’s forests remain the state’s second most valuable agricultural commodity for 2017.   John Auel, an assistant Extension professor of forestry at Mississippi State University, estimates the value of

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Mississippi’s Agriculture Remains a $7B Industry

Mississippi’s Agriculture Remains a $7B Industry

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 19, 2017

Agriculture continues to do its part to boost Mississippi’s economy as it remains a $7 billion industry in 2017. Agricultural economists with the Mississippi State University Extension Service released year-end estimates Dec. 19 on the value of state crops. The

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Mississippi: Pecan Workshop, Raymond, Jan. 18

Mississippi: Pecan Workshop, Raymond, Jan. 18

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, Mississippi State University 🕔Dec 19, 2017

A daylong Mississippi State University Extension Service workshop Jan. 18 will provide an in-depth look at horticulture and pest management with pecan orchards. The Pecan Education Workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center

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Mississippi: 2017 Saw Rebounds in Cotton, Soybean Values

Mississippi: 2017 Saw Rebounds in Cotton, Soybean Values

👤 By Nathan Gregory, Mississippi State University Extension 🕔Dec 19, 2017

The 2017 production value of Mississippi’s four largest row crops is forecasted to outperform the previous year by more than 7 percent. Brian Williams, agricultural economist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, predicted the combined value of soybeans, cotton,

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Mississippi: 2017 Cotton Variety Trial Preliminary Data

Mississippi: 2017 Cotton Variety Trial Preliminary Data

👤By Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University Extension Cotton Specialist 🕔Dec 18, 2017

Cotton variety trials were conducted throughout Mississippi in 2017.  Small plot official variety trials (OVT) were conducted at 9 locations, while large plot, on-farm trials were conducted at 17 locations.

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Flint on Crops: Christmas and Agriculture Are Close Allies – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Christmas and Agriculture Are Close Allies – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Agronomist 🕔Dec 18, 2017

Having been raised on a farm here in Attala County I may be biased when I say that Christmas is likely the most important time of year of those of us involved in Agriculture. Most of us are from families

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