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Mississippi Soybeans: Kudzu Bugs Migrating into Fields

Mississippi Soybeans: Kudzu Bugs Migrating into Fields

👤From Mississippi State Cooperative Extension 🕔Jul 14, 2016

Over the last couple weeks we have begun to get numerous calls from all over the state about kudzu bugs infesting soybeans.

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Mississippi Cotton: 5 Considerations for Plant Growth Regulator Use

Mississippi Cotton: 5 Considerations for Plant Growth Regulator Use

👤By Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University 🕔Jul 11, 2016

Plant growth regulator use has become commonplace in cotton production over the past 30 years.  However, as PGRs have become inexpensive, over application has occurred in some instances.

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Mississippi Field Reports: Scattered Showers Aid Crops, Corn Silage Harvest Begins

Mississippi Field Reports: Scattered Showers Aid Crops, Corn Silage Harvest Begins

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 11, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 10, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Drew Wilson, Quitman County “We received a couple of showers this past week that were very timely. Especially for our dryland cotton

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Mississippi: Family Legacy Endures Through Growing Farm

Mississippi: Family Legacy Endures Through Growing Farm

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU AgCommunications 🕔Jul 11, 2016

Mindy Rutherford devotes her days to the family’s expanding Rolling Fork farm. A former teacher, she left the classroom 11 years ago to focus full time on the row crop farm’s administrative duties and to help manage the first beef

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Mississippi Rice: Crop Looks Good, Harvest Expected Last Week of Aug.

Mississippi Rice: Crop Looks Good, Harvest Expected Last Week of Aug.

👤By Colleen Klemczewski, USA Rice 🕔Jul 11, 2016

Growers in the area were presumably celebrating slightly more than the average American over the Fourth of July weekend due to a much-needed rain following a 25 day long dry spell. Nat McKnight, a grower and member of the 2015-2017

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Flint on Crops: Summer Heat and Rain Go Hand in Hand

Flint on Crops: Summer Heat and Rain Go Hand in Hand

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Jul 11, 2016

Through the years we have talked about July rains in Central and Southern Mississippi. We commonly experience a fairly dry period during the month of June even though this year was an exception for many localities. Rains usually arrive in

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Mississippi: Catfish Production Holds Steady as Demand Stays High

Mississippi: Catfish Production Holds Steady as Demand Stays High

👤By Nathan Gregory, Mississippi State University 🕔Jul 8, 2016

As demand for catfish remains high, the only components of its production trending down this year in Mississippi are pond acreage and the price of feed. Producers are receiving an average of $1.12 to $1.21 per pound of catfish and

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Mississippi Corn: Harvest Starts In 90-Day Hybrid

Mississippi Corn: Harvest Starts In 90-Day Hybrid

👤From Dennis Reginelli, Area Extension Agronomist, East-Central Mississippi: “ 🕔Jul 8, 2016

Dennis Reginelli, Area Extension Agent and Agronomist in East-Central Mississippi, posted this video on Twitter showing corn harvest underway in a field of 90-day corn. Harvesting a little corn in Noxubee County. Planted the first week of March. pic.twitter.com/YiI1XrqxhF — Dennis Reginelli

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Mississippi Corn: Diseases Still Quiet, but More Southern Rust Present

Mississippi Corn: Diseases Still Quiet, but More Southern Rust Present

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University 🕔Jul 7, 2016

Over the past two weeks things have gone from quiet to a little less quiet on the disease front.

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Mississippi: Gulf Shrimp Have Value Beyond Market Prices

Mississippi: Gulf Shrimp Have Value Beyond Market Prices

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Jul 7, 2016

Wild-caught shrimp contribute millions of dollars to Mississippi’s economy each year, and experts say better flavor gives them a competitive advantage over imported and pond-raised shrimp. Dave Burrage, Mississippi State University Extension Service fisheries specialist, said consumers who participate in

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