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Mississippi: Corn Disease Calendar Updated

Mississippi: Corn Disease Calendar Updated

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 11, 2016

MSU has updated their corn disease calendar to include additional diseases as well as time of observation based on growth stage.

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Flint on Crops: Scout Corn for Pests, Other Problems

Flint on Crops: Scout Corn for Pests, Other Problems

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 11, 2016

We are finally beginning to see fields with good stands of corn where farmers have either gotten lucky or have access to some source of intelligence that is not available to everyone. I believe we are still on track to

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Mississippi Wheat: Floods, Planting Conditions Limit State’s Crop

Mississippi Wheat: Floods, Planting Conditions Limit State’s Crop

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Ag Communications 🕔Apr 8, 2016

Winter conditions did not significantly affect wheat development in Mississippi, but acreage of the state’s only cold-season row crop is expected to be much lower than normal due to poor planting conditions last fall. Erick Larson, corn and wheat specialist

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Mississippi: Saturated Fields Keep Growers Guessing About Planting – USDA

Mississippi: Saturated Fields Keep Growers Guessing About Planting – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 5, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 3, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Ruby Rankin, Kemper County “3-5 inches of rain were received last week and the week before which is keeping some growers out

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Flint on Crops: Is a Low Input Crop Possible?

Flint on Crops: Is a Low Input Crop Possible?

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 4, 2016

The planting season is here and a lot of farmers are facing limited financing and poor justification for this crop. I know that may sound like I am double-speaking but what I want to express is that so many farmers have

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Mississippi Corn: When Does Yield Potential Begin to Suffer from Late Planting?

Mississippi Corn: When Does Yield Potential Begin to Suffer from Late Planting?

👤By Erick Larson, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 1, 2016

Much like the last three years, frequent rains have delayed corn planting progress in most of the state.

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Mississippi: Markets, Rain Play Havoc with Planting Decisions

Mississippi: Markets, Rain Play Havoc with Planting Decisions

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Ag Communications 🕔Apr 1, 2016

Crop decisions made in January based on markets and profit potential may be cloudy memories for growers waiting on fields to dry out enough to allow spring plantings. Brian Williams, an agricultural economist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service,

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Mississippi Rice, Soybeans: 5 Tips for Barnyardgrass Management

Mississippi Rice, Soybeans: 5 Tips for Barnyardgrass Management

👤By Jason Bond and Bobby Golden, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 30, 2016

Barnyardgrass that is allowed to survive and produce seed in soybean can cripple a rice weed control program the following year.

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Mississippi: Rains Cause Major Planting Delays – USDA

Mississippi: Rains Cause Major Planting Delays – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 28, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Month of March, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Don Respess, Coahoma County “We still have a lot of water to drain off fields. Some corn has been planted.” Jon M. Carson,

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Flint on Crops: Time to Farm, but Are We Ready?

Flint on Crops: Time to Farm, but Are We Ready?

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 28, 2016

There have been times when we had doubts about which way to go with crops but this year has passed all of them with regard to difficulties in making decisions in the face of poor to mediocre commodity prices and

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