The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation will be holding its Winter Commodity Conference (Row Crops Segment) on Monday, January 25. The event will take place at the MFBF Building in Jackson. Registration starts at 12:30 pm and the conference will begin
The answer to the question of which crop or crops make the most sense in a year like this will vary from one farm to the next depending upon several factors. A list of these might look something like this:
PPO herbicides have been a primary means for control of glyphosate-resistant pigweed in Mississippi over the last 5-8 years, but now the noxious weed has begun showing new signs of resistance.
One of my earliest experiences with the effect of mixing water quality on the effectiveness of spray solutions occurred years prior to my joining the Extension Service. I overheard a producer comment that an application he had made the previous
The National Cotton Council and its partners have named Darrin Dodds, associate Extension professor for Mississippi State University, the Dr. J. Tom Cothren Outstanding Young Cotton Physiologist. The announcement was made during the Beltwide Cotton Conferences in New Orleans. PhytoGen
The 2016 Delta Ag Expo will run January 20-21 in Cleveland, Mississippi, providing an opportunity for farmers and others in ag to see the latest in tech, services and information-type products. This marks the expo’s 43rd year. It will be
As I have visited with farmers through the years I have sometimes been asked the question, “What would be a good equipment investment for me?” My reply has gotten a little out of date, but my standard answer to this
A friend from the past who had been an agricultural consultant in California once commented to me that “farming in California is risky business, but farming in Mississippi is lunacy”. The weather we have experienced in 2015 underscores his statement,
Flood elevations on the Mississippi River are rising as post-Christmas rains fill tributaries. The National Weather Service’s North Central River Forecast Center expects the Mississippi River at St. Louis to crest Thursday at its second highest level, topping the April 28, 1973
On February 4th 2016, Mississippi State University will host the fourth annual Future of Agriculture Graduate Student Competition.
National Cotton Council economists say 2016 will be another challenging year for the U.S. cotton industry – with low cotton prices, ample global stocks and uncertainties regarding global mill cotton