Fresh vegetable growers face all kinds of challenges but not getting the water on the crop at the right time makes all the difference in successfully delivering vegetables to local restaurant chefs on a consistent basis. Up in Farms, based in Jackson, Mississippi, is
The 2016 Delta Area Rice Meeting will be held at the Bolivar Co. Extension office on November 17, 2016.
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 2, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Anthony DeWayne, Tunica County “Yields are excellent as well as harvest conditions, many producers are averaging over 50 bushels on dryland soybeans.
The big push time to get crops harvested, stored, and ginned before fall rains arrive is here and moving at full tilt. The amazing change in weather from almost daily rain a few weeks ago to the “blue bird”
Deer hunters should not take safety for granted while enjoying the benefits of using tree stands. Many hunters appreciate the improved visibility that tree stands offer. Tree stand occupants can see deer better, and other hunters can spot orange vests
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 25, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Dr. Bill Burdine, Union County “Hot and dry for another week. Harvest is moving along quickly with mixed yields depending on rain
The annual Mid-South Cotton Defoliation Guide has been updated and can be accessed online.
Whether you want to provide additional nutrition during stressful times for wildlife or to increase hunting success, food plots are valuable tools. Food plots can provide wildlife with quality forage throughout most of the year and help landowners reach management
After two challenging years in Mississippi sweet potato fields, farmers are hoping for a problem-free harvest over the next few weeks. Stephen Meyers, Extension sweet potato specialist based at the Mississippi State University Pontotoc Ridge-Flatwoods Branch Experiment Station, said growers
People in my line of work are thankful for those farmers who do some of the things we suggest for no other reason than they have faith in us to advise them correctly. This kind of loyalty is nice but
After a strong start for the week, the ICE Dec contract encountered weakness following the dissemination of strong US export sales data, ultimately giving up 150 points on the week,