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  1. Oklahoma: Canola Schools – August 2 and 4

    July 20 @ 5:00 am - August 5 @ 1:00 am
  2. InfoAg Conference, St. Louis, Aug. 2-4

    August 2 @ 8:00 am - August 4 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Tennessee: Mid-South Ag Finance Conference, Martin, Aug. 3

    August 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Arkansas: RiceTec Field Day, Harrisburg, Aug. 3

    August 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. New Mexico: Ag Science Center Field Day, Clovis, Aug. 3

    August 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  6. Texas: Cotton Fiber Quality Conference, Lubbock, Aug. 4

    August 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  7. Arkansas Rice Expo, Stuttgart, Aug. 10

    August 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  8. North Mississippi Row Crops Field Day, Verona, Aug. 11

    August 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  9. Texas: Small Grain Workshop, Brownwood, Aug. 11

    August 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  10. Texas: Pre-Plant Wheat Meeting, Amarillo, Aug. 12

    August 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  11. Kansas: Farm Succession Planning Seminar, Jewell, Aug. 16

    August 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  12. Illinois: Agronomy Day, Savoy, August 18

    August 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  13. Kansas: Farm Risk and Profit Conference, Manhattan, Aug. 18-19

    August 18 @ 8:00 am - August 19 @ 5:00 pm
  14. Kansas: Water Management Field Day, Colby, Aug. 23

    August 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  15. Georgia: Pest Manager Training Workshop, Savannah, Aug. 26

    August 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  16. Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day, Chase, Aug. 31

    August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  17. Georgia Peanut Tour, Tifton, Sept. 13-15

    September 13 @ 8:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm
  18. California Almond Conference, Sacramento, Dec. 6-8

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm
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Mississippi

Mississippi Corn: Instructions for Estimating Yields

Mississippi Corn: Instructions for Estimating Yields

🕔Jul 30, 2016

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 Soybeans: Midseason Showers a Boon to Growers

Mississippi Soybeans: Midseason Showers a Boon to Growers

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Jul 29, 2016

July rains hold a special place in soybean growers’ hearts – and in their pocketbooks. “July is typically a very hot, dry month, but it’s also one when soybeans still need water to grow and fill out pods,” said Trent

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Mississippi Field Reports: Crops Making Good Progress

Mississippi Field Reports: Crops Making Good Progress

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 26, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 24, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Terry Wayne “Skip” Glidewell, Prentiss County “Most of Prentiss County has experienced some much needed thundershowers off and on throughout last week.

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Mississippi Rice: Leaf Blast Confirmed – Fungicide Timing is Important

Mississippi Rice: Leaf Blast Confirmed – Fungicide Timing is Important

🕔Jul 25, 2016

Once again, leaf blast has been observed in several susceptible varieties across the Delta (e.g., Rex, CL163, and CL151). The majority of the fields observed to contain leaf blast, contained blast-infected rice along edges and in areas of the field

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Mississippi Crops: Armyworms and Bollworms Widespread

Mississippi Crops: Armyworms and Bollworms Widespread

🕔Jul 24, 2016

We have had numerous reports of bollworm (soybean podworm corn earworm) moths being flushed and small larvae in cotton and soybeans over the last couple weeks. This past week seemed to be the turning point in soybean.

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Flint on Crops: Your Choice – Take Bad Advice or Accept Proven Research

Flint on Crops: Your Choice – Take Bad Advice or Accept Proven Research

👤By: Ernie Flint, Regional Specialist – Agronomy, MSU 🕔Jul 24, 2016

  The business of farming may be more complicated than any other form of endeavor. It can be a risky way to make a living, but on the other hand it can be rewarding. Unlike other forms of work such

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Mississippi Rice: Look Out! It’s a Big Year for Fall Armyworms

Mississippi Rice: Look Out! It’s a Big Year for Fall Armyworms

🕔Jul 23, 2016

It looks like 2016 is shaping up to be another big year for fall armyworm in rice. As a reminder, our threshold in rice at this point in the season is 5 per 10 sweeps or when significant damage occurs.

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Mississippi: Pheromone Trap Counts and Assays

Mississippi: Pheromone Trap Counts and Assays

🕔Jul 23, 2016

Pheromone trap catches for tobacco budworm this week were at higher levels than normally seen during this time of year in all areas of the state. Bollworms were back down some this week after being quite high in some regions

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Mississippi Corn: How to Determine when you can Terminate Irrigation

Mississippi Corn: How to Determine when you can Terminate Irrigation

🕔Jul 20, 2016

   

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Mississippi Field Reports: Crops Look Mostly Good, Rains Needed

Mississippi Field Reports: Crops Look Mostly Good, Rains Needed

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 18, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 17, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “Scattered rain have helped where they fell. We still have a significant section of the county

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