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Mississippi: Pecan Field Day, Raymond, May 11

Mississippi: Pecan Field Day, Raymond, May 11

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

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

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Mississippi Catfish: Smaller Ponds Intensify Production

Mississippi Catfish: Smaller Ponds Intensify Production

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Apr 17, 2017

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,

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Mississippi Field Reports: Ideal Planting Conditions Have Planters Rolling

Mississippi Field Reports: Ideal Planting Conditions Have Planters Rolling

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 17, 2017

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

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Flint on Crops: Planting Is Ahead of Schedule – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Planting Is Ahead of Schedule – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 17, 2017

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

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Outdoors: Bobwhite Quail Habitat is in Short Supply

Outdoors: Bobwhite Quail Habitat is in Short Supply

👤By Leslie Burger MSU Extension Service 🕔Apr 13, 2017

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.  

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Mississippi Field Reports: Growers Return to Fields Near Week End

Mississippi Field Reports: Growers Return to Fields Near Week End

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 10, 2017

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.

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Flint on Crops: Mild Spring Changes Everything – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Mild Spring Changes Everything – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 10, 2017

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

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Mississippi Corn: Lull in Spring Rains Helps Planting

Mississippi Corn: Lull in Spring Rains Helps Planting

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Apr 7, 2017

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

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Mississippi Field Reports: Corn Planting Races Along Between Rains

Mississippi Field Reports: Corn Planting Races Along Between Rains

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 4, 2017

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

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Mississippi Soybeans: Managing Target Spot – 2016 Fungicide Trial Results

Mississippi Soybeans: Managing Target Spot – 2016 Fungicide Trial Results

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi Extension Plant Pathologist and Trent Irby, Extension Soybean Specialist 🕔Apr 3, 2017

Also, things to keep in mind for managing soybean target spot during 2017:

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