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Mississippi Field Reports: Crops Look Mostly Good, Some Soybean Replanting

Mississippi Field Reports: Crops Look Mostly Good, Some Soybean Replanting

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 25, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Anthony DeWayne, Tunica County “This was the second consecutive weekend that we had received in excess of 2 inches of rain across

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Mississippi Corn: Disease Pressure Picking Up – 4 Main Culprits

Mississippi Corn: Disease Pressure Picking Up – 4 Main Culprits

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University 🕔Jun 26, 2017

The corn disease situation had been mostly quiet until the last 7 to 10 days. Moderate temperatures and humid conditions have been favorable for the development and spread of common rust, southern rust, diplodia leaf streak, and northern corn leaf

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Flint on Crops: Excessive Water Affects Soils and Plants

Flint on Crops: Excessive Water Affects Soils and Plants

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Jun 26, 2017

September is the month of highest frequency for tropical storms in Mississippi followed by August and October. The arrival of tropical storm Cindy was a real surprise for everyone around here, especially farmers with crops needing to be treated for

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Mississippi Corn, Soybeans: Navigating Fungicide Active Ingredients

Mississippi Corn, Soybeans: Navigating Fungicide Active Ingredients

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Confusion continues to surround the currently available fungicide formulations as well as the general classes of the active ingredients included in fungicide products.

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Mississippi Cotton: State’s Crop Struggling with Very Wet Conditions

Mississippi Cotton: State’s Crop Struggling with Very Wet Conditions

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy did not help the state’s cotton crop that struggled with cool and wet weather all spring. Darrin Dodds, cotton specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said in mid-June, cotton received about a week of the

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Mississippi Corn: Keys to Field Identification of Common Versus Southern Rust

Mississippi Corn: Keys to Field Identification of Common Versus Southern Rust

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Common rust has appeared to be a little more severe and certainly widespread in the MS corn crop this season. Much of that has to do with the cooler temperatures as well as the wet weather experienced. As a field diagnosis,

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Mississippi Soybeans: Rains Cause Uptick in Disease Occurence

Mississippi Soybeans: Rains Cause Uptick in Disease Occurence

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

Up until the past 10 days, the questions regarding diseases in soybean had been rather quiet. However, following the extended periods of cooler than normal weather conditions as well as excessive rainfall in some parts of the state disease calls

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Mississippi Field Reports: Limited Field Work Between More Rains

Mississippi Field Reports: Limited Field Work Between More Rains

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 18, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Reid Nevins, Lowndes County “Ag Producers were able to get some much needed fieldwork done with the few days of dry weather

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Mississippi: Grain Sorghum Acreage May Fall to Record Lows

Mississippi: Grain Sorghum Acreage May Fall to Record Lows

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Extension Service 🕔Jun 16, 2017

Insect pressure and a stagnant market are pushing Mississippi growers away from planting grain sorghum. Compared with 2015, when the state had 120,000 acres of sorghum, producers harvested only about 11,000 acres of the crop in 2016. The U.S. Department

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Mississippi: Rice Producer Field Day, Stoneville, Aug. 2

Mississippi: Rice Producer Field Day, Stoneville, Aug. 2

👤By Bobby Golden, Mississippi State University 🕔Jun 16, 2017

The MSU-DREC Rice Producer Field Day will be held on August 2, at the Delta Research and Extension Center at 3:30 p.m.

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