All of the entries in the 2016 Mississippi State University Official Variety Trials were evaluated for their reaction to the stem canker fungus.
Despite timely rains throughout the summer, late-season drought is pushing back pecan harvest for most Mississippi producers. “We thought we were going to be early with our harvest this year when our nuts set early this spring,” said Max Draughn,
The Mississippi Soybean Association will be hosting the Mississippi Soybean Forum on Monday November 14 at the Capps Center in Stoneville, MS.
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 30, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “Harvest is progressing. Cattle being fed hay. Too dry to plant ryegrass. You cannot put a
While visiting farmers around the region a few years ago I heard a statement from a young producer that he would prefer that the weather remain dry so that he could more precisely supply irrigation water to his corn. Having
A game-changing insect caused significant problems in many Mississippi soybean acres, but good management allowed growers to finish the year with an average crop. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated that by Oct. 23, Mississippi farmers were 92 percent finished
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 23, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “We got about a third of an inch of rain Thursday. It basically washed the dust
The 2016 Mississippi Row Crop Short Course will be held at the Cotton Mill Conference Center near the campus of Mississippi State University from December 5-7, 2016.
We are approaching the end of our harvest season, and I feel that most people will agree that we have experienced one of the best crop years most of us can recall. Yields for all our crops have been good
Fewer Mississippi producers are looking at grain sorghum as a crop rotation option since an introduced pest became a major problem, a trend Mississippi State University researchers are working to reverse. The sugarcane aphid is a nonnative pest introduced to
Like a bulldog, it keeps holding on. While I remain friendly to the cotton market I have held to the idea that prices needed to break back down to the