Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 1, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Drew Wilson, Quitman County “Planting was accomplished last week, although it was very little and mainly on ridge ground. The rainfall received
The subject of starter fertilizer use in crops has been bounced around for many years. It has gotten to the point that few people in my profession talk about it because there are always exceptions to just about every statement
Most peanut growers have received notification from their buying points not to use any fungicides containing propiconazole this year.
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 24, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Lemon Ray Phelps, Marshall County “Corn has started to emerge, most of our wheat should be heading by the end of the
This spring has been a roller-coaster ride with periods of indecision over crop selection, planting time, tillage system, and a score of other issues. It now appears that we may get a few days of good weather for planting. A
As farms grow bigger and more sophisticated, and the playing field gets more competitive, decision-making must become faster and more precise. Applying real-time data to the production and financial arms of an operation is key to making it happen. Such
As we approach wheat heading throughout the state, additional foliar diseases have been observed. Rust incidents are spreading, and growers should be aware of the risks of Fusarium head blight to flowering wheat.
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 17, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Anthony DeWayne, Tunica County “Excessive Rainfall over the past few days will delay planting progress on rice and soybeans for another week
The decisions that have to be made about replanting crops are some of the most difficult for producers. This is true because of all the factors that are involved. The first of these issues is likely determined by the calendar.
Frequent spring rains and standing water have kept farmers out of their fields, reducing expectations for the state’s corn crop. Erick Larson, grain crops specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said growers are struggling to plant the amount
Glyphosate is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans, according to a document inadvertently posted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s website Monday. Monsanto was quick to take advantage of