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  1. Illinois: Crop Management Conferences, Jan. 20 – Feb. 10

    January 20 @ 8:00 am - February 10 @ 8:00 am
  2. Texas: Wild Pig Management Workshop, Luling, Feb. 9

    February 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Ohio: Corn College Workshop, Greenville, Feb. 10

    February 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Arkansas State Agribusiness Conference, Jonesboro, Feb. 10

    February 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. Texas: Feed-Grain Marketing Workshop, Amarillo, Feb. 10-11

    February 10 @ 8:00 am - March 11 @ 5:00 pm
  6. West Florida Crops Meeting, Jay, February 11

    February 11 @ 7:45 am - 12:00 pm
  7. Georgia: Ag Business Planning Workshop, Glennville, Feb. 11, 18

    February 11 @ 8:00 am - February 18 @ 5:00 pm
  8. Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show, Dothan, February 11

    February 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  9. Four States Agricultural Exposition, Texarkana, Feb. 11

    February 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  10. Ohio: Agronomy Workshops, Wooster, Feb. 15, 16

    February 15 @ 8:00 am - February 16 @ 8:00 am
  11. Louisiana: Irrigation Management Workshop, Marksville, Feb. 16-17

    February 16 @ 8:00 am - February 17 @ 8:00 am
  12. Tennessee: Irrigation Meeting, Somerville, Feb. 16

    February 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  13. Tennessee: Cotton Focus Meeting, Jackson, Feb. 18

    February 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  14. Illinois: Ag Tech Innovation Summit, Champaign, Feb. 18

    February 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  15. Texas: Oil, Gas Leasing Workshop, College Station, Feb. 22

    February 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  16. Texas: Wild Pig Management Workshop, Burnet, Feb. 24

    February 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  17. Virginia: USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum, Arlington, Feb. 25-26

    February 25 @ 8:00 am - February 26 @ 5:00 pm
  18. Georgia: Pest Manager Training, Forsyth, Feb. 25

    February 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  19. Tennessee: Winter Row Crop Marketing Meeting, Mason, Feb. 25

    February 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  20. Texas: Rice Technical Working Group, Galveston, March 1-4

    March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 4 @ 8:00 am
  21. Texas: Rice Technical Working Group Conference, Galveston, March 1-4

    March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 4 @ 5:00 pm
  22. Indiana Small Farm Conference, Danville, March 4-5

    March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 5 @ 5:00 pm
  23. Kansas: 103rd Annual Cattlemen’s Day, Manhattan, March 4

    March 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  24. Kentucky: Integrated Pest Management Training, Princeton, March 2

    March 6 @ 8:00 am
  25. Oklahoma: Irrigation Conference, Woodward, March 8

    March 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  26. Oklahoma: Pecan Management Course, Stillwater, March 8

    March 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  27. Missouri: Free Pesticide Collection Event, Portageville, March 12

    March 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  28. Florida: Carinata Summit, Quincy, March 15-16

    March 15 @ 8:00 am - March 16 @ 5:00 pm

 

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Mississippi: Farm Bureau Commodity Conference, Jackson, Jan. 25

Mississippi: Farm Bureau Commodity Conference, Jackson, Jan. 25

👤By Justin Ferguson, Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation 🕔Jan 18, 2016

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

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Flint on Crops: Which Crops Make Sense Today?

Flint on Crops: Which Crops Make Sense Today?

👤By Ernie Flint, MSU Extension Agronomist 🕔Jan 18, 2016

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:

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Mississippi: PPO-Resistant Pigweed Has Arrived

Mississippi: PPO-Resistant Pigweed Has Arrived

👤By Jason Bond, MSU Research/Extension Weed Scientist 🕔Jan 15, 2016

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.

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Flint on Crops: Good Products Deserve Good Water Quality

Flint on Crops: Good Products Deserve Good Water Quality

👤By: Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Extension Service 🕔Jan 11, 2016

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

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Mississippi’s Darin Dodds Named Outstanding Young Cotton Physiologist

Mississippi’s Darin Dodds Named Outstanding Young Cotton Physiologist

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 8, 2016

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

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Mississippi: Delta Ag Expo Jan. 20-21 – Seminars, 100-Plus Exhibits

Mississippi: Delta Ag Expo Jan. 20-21 – Seminars, 100-Plus Exhibits

👤By Owen Taylor, Editorial Director 🕔Jan 6, 2016

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

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Flint on Crops: The Importance of Seed Placement

Flint on Crops: The Importance of Seed Placement

👤By Ernie Flint, Regional Agronomy Specialist, MSU Extension Service 🕔Jan 4, 2016

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

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Flint on Crops: Thoughts on the Weather and Farming

Flint on Crops: Thoughts on the Weather and Farming

👤By Ernie Flint, Ph.D., CCA, Regional Specialist – Agronomy, MSU 🕔Dec 29, 2015

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,

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Mississippi: Hunting Areas Closed Due to Flooding

Mississippi: Hunting Areas Closed Due to Flooding

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Dec 29, 2015

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

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Mississippi: Agriculture Grad Student Competition on Feb. 4

Mississippi: Agriculture Grad Student Competition on Feb. 4

🕔Dec 28, 2015

On February 4th 2016, Mississippi State University will host the fourth annual Future of Agriculture Graduate Student Competition.

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