Farmers can learn about financial management and a new produce safety program during the upcoming Alliance for Sustainable Agricultural Production field day July 15. The on-farm field day will be at the Cotton Warehouse Farmers Market, located at 550 Highway
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 26, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Drew Wilson, Quitman County “Crops really need a rain. Anything not irrigated right now is struggling. Weed pressure is light due to
Much of the corn has reached the reproductive stages, while some is still in the vegetative stages. Several caterpillars, including fall armyworm and corn earworm, can infest corn during both stages of development.
By Michaela Parker, MUS AgCommunications North Mississippi farmers and consultants can learn about the latest row crop research and the potential for using unmanned aircraft systems in crop production during a free field day program in Lee County. Experts with the
The MSU-DREC Rice Producer Field Day will be held in conjunction with the annual Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Summer Rice Grower Meeting this year on the morning of July 19 at the Capps Center in Stoneville.
Numerous trials were conducted during the 2015 season to determine the efficacy of multiple products and product combinations on frogeye leaf spot of soybean in a susceptible variety.
Over the past several years the number of fields observed to contain root-knot nematodes has increased across Mississippi.
Soybean growers should be on the lookout for frogeye leaf spot, Septoria brown spot, southern blight, and soybean rust.
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 19, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “Non-irrigated crops are showing signs of stress from lack of moisture. Irrigation is a priority as is final
Monsanto Company announced today the donation of its Leland Agronomy Center to The B.F. Smith Foundation, a nonprofit organization in the Mississippi Delta and connected to the region’s Delta Council. The 150-acre site consists of cropland and supporting infrastructure that
The cotton crop bug zoo is open for business and there’s more than plenty for everyone. Stink bugs and lygus are jumping from corn to cotton, while fleahoppers are entering