Mississippi - News and Analysis

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Mississippi: Fall 2014 Lime Programs

Fall liming allows time for the soil to react before the next summer crop is planted and takes advantage of […]

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Mississippi: Harvest Gets Underway with Hot, Dry Weather – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 24, 2014. According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Mississippi, […]

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Mississippi: Soybean Irrigation Termination

When making the decision to terminate irrigation the goal is to make sure that adequate soil moisture is available to […]

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Mississippi Soybeans: Time to Sample for Fertility, Nematodes

High-yielding soybeans require large amounts of plant nutrients that are supplied by the soil. A significant portion of the soil’s […]

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Flint on Crops: Stress Avoidance Critical for Crops — and People

We encounter many difficulties as we work through a crop year. Among them are some that cannot be avoided and […]

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Mississippi: Cotton Irrigation Termination

As we approach the end of August, terminating cotton irrigation is on the mind of many folks.

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Mississippi: Trap Catches Normal, Expect Moderate Worm Pressure

Insect trap catches are typical for this time of year, so expect moderate worm pressure in all sensitive crops.

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Mississippi Soybeans: Growers Anticipate Record Yield

Mississippi soybean growers are on track to harvest a record yield this year despite the cool, wet weather that kept […]

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Mississippi Soybeans: Bean Leaf Beetle Numbers Picking Up

Our bean leaf beetle threshold is 20% whole plant defoliation, or when 50% of the plants have feeding on one or […]

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Mississippi: Cool-Season Food Plots Benefit Wildlife, Diversity

As fall approaches, many hunters and landowners begin to turn their attention toward planting cool-season wildlife food plots. If you’re […]

Sunbelt Ag News

    Delta Soybean Yields Start Strong; Sugarcane Aphid Marches On – AgFax8-29

    California: Pinnacle Announces Acquisition of Kerman Ag Resources8-29

    DTN Cotton Open: Extends Prior-Session Loss8-29

    Midwest Farm Lenders Expect Solid Output; Lower Farm Income – Federal Reserve8-29

    Farm Payments to Stakeholders Rise as Gov. Payments Decline – USDA8-29

    Young Farmer in Your Future? – Helping Him or Her is Key to Success. – DTN8-29

    Net Farm Income Forecast to Fall,10.6% Decline Crop Value – USDA8-29

    DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Pits to Start with Mixed Prices8-29

    DTN Grain Open: Wheat Continues to Rally8-29

    Keith Good: Corn, Soybean Farmers May Face Financial Pinch in 20158-29

    AFB Grain-Soybean Close: Prices Move Mostly Higher8-28

    AFB Cotton Close: Market Turns Lower8-28

    AFB Rice Close: Futures Lower Across the Board8-28

    Grain TV: Ukraine Conflict Escalates, Boosts Wheat8-28

    DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Slam Sharply Higher8-28

    Doane Cotton Close: News from China Moves Market Lower8-28

    Alabama: Pesticide Clean Days, Sept. 3-48-28

    Oklahoma: Fall Cotton Tour, Hydro, Sept. 118-28

    Rice Harvest Eases Into Gear In Midsouth – AgFax8-28

    Farm Drones Under Scrutiny: Farmers Impatient for FAA Ruling – DTN8-28

    USDA Readies Dairy Program, Producers Able to Sign Up Tuesday – DTN8-28

    AgFax Rice Review: China Could Be Big U.S. Market; Drip Irrigation Good for Yields, Environment8-28

    DTN Cotton Close: Settles at 3 Session Low8-28

    DTN Grain Close: Wheat Higher As Russia Expands Military Presence8-28

    DTN Livestock Midday: Strong Gains Develop in Cattle Futures8-28

    U.S. Grain Transportation: Inspections Continue to Increase8-28

    Farm Program Decisions Hinge on Uncertain 2014 Crop Prices8-28

    Raindrops Keep Falling on Heads of Many Midwest Farmers — DTN8-28

    DTN Grain Midday: Wheat Leads Markets Higher8-28

    Economist: Big Potential in China for U.S. Corn, Livestock Exports8-28

    John Deere Lays Off 460 from Waterloo, Iowa Factory8-28

    U.S. Energy: Retail Gas Prices Follow Crude Prices Lower8-28

    Gasoline Prices: Decline by 2 Cents8-28

    Propane Stocks: Up to 74.7M Barrels8-28

    Diesel Prices: Average Drops a Penny8-28

    Sugarcane Aphid In Grain Sorghum: Florida, Georgia Find Infestations8-27

    Cotton – Midsouth – Bolls Opening, Early Defoliation Nears – AgFax8-27

    Midwest Corn and Soybeans Need Warm, Clear September – AgFax8-27

    Cotton – Southeast – More Open Bolls, Lingering Pests – AgFax8-27

    Farm Groups Map Waters to Block Clean Water Act Changes – DTN8-27

    Texas: 2 More Counties Make Natural Disaster List8-27

    Southwest May Face ‘Megadrought’ This Century, Say Scientists8-27

    China’s Citizenship Reform Should Benefit Farmers — DTN8-27

    What Can We Learn about Corn, Soybean Yields from Crop Tours?8-27

    Consider Sulfur for Your Fertility Plans This Fall — DTN8-27

    Rough Rice: Stocks Down 13 Percent from August 2013 — USDA8-27

    AgFax Peanut Review: Clemson Field Day Next Thurs; New Allergy Research Shows Promise8-27

    South Carolina: Peanut Field Day, Blackville, Sept. 48-27

    Cotton in Southwest – Early Yield Reports Good; Oklahoma Needs Rain – AgFax8-26

    Weather, Insects, Equipment Insurance, Health Issues – What Else? – DTN8-26

    DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Unlikely to See Significant Declines8-26

    Will High Yields Rescue 2014 Crop Returns? Not for Many.8-26

    Your Farm Business and the Affordable Care Act8-26

    AgFax Grain Review: Midwest Storage Concerns; Cereal Rye Makes Good Cover Crop8-26

    USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices8-26

    Pork: U.S. Exports to Japan Increase but Competition is Growing — DTN8-26

    Arkansas: UA Cotton Field Day Slated Sept. 9 at Manila8-26

    Missouri: Fisher Delta Center Field Day Set Sept. 2 in Portageville8-26

    Doane Cotton Close: Finishes Down Very Slightly8-25

    Corn Rootworm Researchers Handcuffed by Time — DTN8-25

    Good on Grain: Looking for a Corn Consumption Response8-25

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