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  1. Kansas: K-State Program to Help Farmers Deal with Historic Ag Downturn

    December 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Louisiana: LSU Rice Clinics Scheduled Jan. 5 to Feb. 8 in 6 Locations

    December 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  3. South Carolina: 4 Upcoming Forest Management Workshops for Woodland Owners

    January 12 @ 8:00 am - February 10 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Minnesota: Weed Resistance Workshops for Jan., Feb.

    January 13 @ 8:00 am - February 24 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Louisiana: LSU Offers 3 Irrigation Workshops in Jan., Feb.

    January 17 @ 8:00 am - February 14 @ 5:00 pm
  6. Illinois: 4 Regional Crop Management Conferences in Jan., Feb.

    January 18 @ 8:00 am - February 15 @ 5:00 pm
  7. Georgia Ag Forecast Series Scheduled Jan. 18-27

    January 18 @ 8:00 am - January 27 @ 5:00 pm
  8. Texas Farm Workshop: Vets, Active Duty Military and Beginners, Overton, Jan. 21

    January 21 @ 8:00 am - January 22 @ 5:00 pm
  9. Agronomy Essentials Workshop – Salina, Kansas, January 23

    January 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  10. Texas: Pecan Short Course, College Station, Jan 23-26

    January 23 @ 8:00 am - January 26 @ 5:00 pm
  11. Missouri: 9 ‘Grow Your Farm’ Sessions from Jan. – March

    January 23 @ 8:00 am - March 11 @ 5:00 pm
  12. Texas: Red River Crops Conference, Childress Jan. 24-25

    January 24 @ 8:00 am - January 25 @ 5:00 pm
  13. South Carolina: Cotton, Peanut Grower Meetings, Sentee, Jan. 24, 26

    January 24 @ 8:00 am - January 26 @ 5:00 pm
  14. Missouri: 4 Farm Retirement, Succession, Estate Planning Workshops in Jan., Feb.

    January 24 @ 8:00 am - February 14 @ 5:00 pm
  15. Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference, Jonesboro, Jan. 25

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  16. Georgia: Cotton Production Workshop, Tifton, Jan. 25

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  17. Texas: Feed Grains Marketing Workshop, Amarillo, Jan. 25-26

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - January 26 @ 5:00 pm
  18. Virginia Eastern Shore Ag Conference and Trade Show, Melfa, Jan. 25-27

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - January 27 @ 5:00 pm
  19. Louisiana: Conservation Program Workshop, West Monroe, Jan. 25

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  20. Middle Tennessee Grain Conference, Manchester, Jan. 26

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  21. Texas: Pesticide Applicator Course, Harleton, Jan. 26

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  22. Texas: Feral Hog Program, Falfurrias, Jan. 26

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  23. Nebraska Livestock: 8 Nutrient Management Workshops in Jan. and Feb.

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - February 7 @ 5:00 pm
  24. Texas: Llano Estacado Cotton Conference, Muleshoe, Jan. 30

    January 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  25. Texas: Feral Hog Management Workshop, La Vernia, Jan. 30

    January 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  26. Indiana: Ag Business Management Workshop, West Lafayette, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2

    January 31 @ 8:00 am - February 2 @ 5:00 pm
  27. Texas: ‘Last Chance’ CEU Training, San Angelo, Jan. 31

    January 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  28. California: Farm Labor Management Workshops Scheduled in February

    February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 2 @ 5:00 pm
  29. Tennessee: Grain & Soybean Producers Conference, Dyersburg, Feb. 2

    February 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  30. Texas: Grain Elevator Workshop, Amarillo, Feb. 2

    February 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mississippi

Mississippi: Control Italian Ryegrass Early

Mississippi: Control Italian Ryegrass Early

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 20, 2017

Early burndown applications with clethodim on Italian Ryegrass generally work slowly (5 to 6 weeks for optimum effect), so making the application as early as possible has several benefits.

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Mississippi Rice: On-Farm Trials Show 3 Years of AWD Water Savings

Mississippi Rice: On-Farm Trials Show 3 Years of AWD Water Savings

👤By Jason Krutz and Dan Roach, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 20, 2017

AWD is a water-saving technology that farmers can use to reduce the amount of irrigation water used in rice fields without any yield penalty. Since 2014, the MSU Irrigation team has implemented eighteen farmer “on farm” AWD irrigation trials.

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Mississippi Peanut Growers Association Meeting, Starkville, Jan. 25-26

Mississippi Peanut Growers Association Meeting, Starkville, Jan. 25-26

👤By Jason Sarver, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 20, 2017

The 12th annual Mississippi Peanut Growers Association Annual Meeting will be held at the Bost Extension Building on the campus of Mississippi State University on January 25 and 26, 2017.

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Mississippi Rice: Researchers Reduce Water Usage with Alternative to Flood Method

Mississippi Rice: Researchers Reduce Water Usage with Alternative to Flood Method

👤 By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service 🕔Jan 20, 2017

A new way of growing rice keeps costs down while maintaining yields, and Mississippi State University researchers say the method does not hinder application of the key fertilizer.   Alternate wetting and drying, or AWD, is a method for growing

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Mississippi Soybeans: Maturity Group IV Foliar Disease Ratings

Mississippi Soybeans: Maturity Group IV Foliar Disease Ratings

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 20, 2017

MSU conducted field evaluations of Maturity Group IV soybean entries in various locations across the state.

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Mississippi: 2017 MSU County Meeting Schedule – January

Mississippi: 2017 MSU County Meeting Schedule – January

👤By Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 9, 2017

MSU Extension is hosting a series of meetings to be held throughout the state to prepare growers for the upcoming season.

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Flint on Crops: Cotton Infrastructure May Need a Change – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Cotton Infrastructure May Need a Change – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 9, 2017

Cotton is a hot topic of discussion for quite a few people these days because it seems to be holding its own in the market as well or better than other crops. This crop always seems to find its way

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Flint on Crops: What Will the New Year Hold? – Commentary

Flint on Crops: What Will the New Year Hold? – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 2, 2017

Possibly the greatest writer to be found in the pages of the great book was an old doctor named Luke. One of my favorite quotes from him is “No one having put his hand to the plow, and looking back,

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Flint on Crops: Nematodes Can Survive Winter

Flint on Crops: Nematodes Can Survive Winter

👤By Ernie Flint, Agronomy MSU Extension 🕔Dec 27, 2016

You might say that reality is stranger than fiction when it comes to these tiny insidious worms that infest our fields and damage crops, gardens, lawns, and turfgrasses. I can’t think of a good reason why they are even here,

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Mississippi: 2016 a Good Crop Year Despite Extended Drought

Mississippi: 2016 a Good Crop Year Despite Extended Drought

👤 By Linda Breazeale, MSU AgCommunications 🕔Dec 15, 2016

Good seasons for cotton and corn should increase Mississippi’s agronomic crops production value by 11 percent increase in 2016. Brian Williams, agricultural economist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said most crops had a good year despite the extended

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