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Mississippi: Upcoming County Meeting Schedule

Mississippi: Upcoming County Meeting Schedule

👤By Angus Catchot, Mississippi State University 🕔Feb 14, 2017

MSU Extension is hosting a series of meetings to be held throughout the state to prepare growers for the upcoming season.

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Mississippi Rice: Don’t Underestimate Italian Ryegrass

Mississippi Rice: Don’t Underestimate Italian Ryegrass

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University 🕔Feb 13, 2017

Italian ryegrass is historically not a problem on the clay soils where most rice in Mississippi is grown. However, fields to be planted to rice that contain glyphosate-resistant (GR) Italian ryegrass should be managed aggressively.

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Flint on Crops: Look Deeper at Soil Fertility – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Look Deeper at Soil Fertility – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Feb 13, 2017

We have all heard the old saying that “beauty is only skin deep”. The same kind of thing may be true for some of the fields where we grow crops. There are several situations in which the problem of poor

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Mississippi Outdoors: Hunting Doesn’t End with Deer Season

Mississippi Outdoors: Hunting Doesn’t End with Deer Season

👤By Jacob Dykes, MSU Extension Service 🕔Feb 10, 2017

The conclusion of deer season does not mean the end of Mississippi hunting adventures for the year. It is just time to swap out gear and head back to the woods. February brings small game hunting and other new, exciting

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Mississippi: 4-H’er Donates Champion Hog Sale to Cancer Patient

Mississippi: 4-H’er Donates Champion Hog Sale to Cancer Patient

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Extension Service 🕔Feb 10, 2017

Before Carson Keene sold his grand champion Duroc hog at the Dixie National Sale of Junior Champions, he had a conversation with his family about where the proceeds should go. The 12-year-old 4-H’er and sixth-grader at Presbyterian Christian School in

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Flint on Crops: Sunlight, Pest Management, and Plant Density – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Sunlight, Pest Management, and Plant Density – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Feb 6, 2017

The management of pests is a major consideration for producers of all crops. Along with soil fertility and drainage the management of pests is one of those items that can lead to success or failure. We devote tremendous amounts of

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Mississippi Turkey Hunting: The Right Habitat Impacts Populations

Mississippi Turkey Hunting: The Right Habitat Impacts Populations

👤By Bill Hamrick, MSU Extension Service 🕔Feb 6, 2017

With deer season over, many outdoor enthusiasts are looking forward to the next hunting opportunity: turkey season. Most hunters know about planting food plots to add nutrition for deer on their property, but they may not fully understand the habitat

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Mississippi Corn: Control Italian Ryegrass Before Planting

Mississippi Corn: Control Italian Ryegrass Before Planting

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University 🕔Feb 3, 2017

Although it is a winter annual species, glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass has become a primary weed of corn in Mississippi. An early burndown targeting GR Italian ryegrass is more critical in fields to be planted to corn than those that will

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Mississippi: 2016 Riser Program Irrigation Summary

Mississippi: 2016 Riser Program Irrigation Summary

👤By Jason Krutz and Dan Roach, Mississippi State University 🕔Feb 3, 2017

The Row-Crop Irrigation Science and Extension Research was developed as a science based approach to evaluating irrigation Best Management Practices here in the Delta. The RISER program is designed to assist producers in reducing water use while maintaining yield and

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Mississippi: New Insect Control Guide App Available

Mississippi: New Insect Control Guide App Available

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔Feb 3, 2017

Mississippi State University has been working on an insect control guide app for a couple years and are proud to say it is now available in the app store for iPhones. Shortly they will be releasing a version for Android

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