Over the last couple weeks we have begun to get numerous calls from all over the state about kudzu bugs infesting soybeans.
Plant growth regulator use has become commonplace in cotton production over the past 30 years. However, as PGRs have become inexpensive, over application has occurred in some instances.
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 10, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Drew Wilson, Quitman County “We received a couple of showers this past week that were very timely. Especially for our dryland cotton
Mindy Rutherford devotes her days to the family’s expanding Rolling Fork farm. A former teacher, she left the classroom 11 years ago to focus full time on the row crop farm’s administrative duties and to help manage the first beef
Growers in the area were presumably celebrating slightly more than the average American over the Fourth of July weekend due to a much-needed rain following a 25 day long dry spell. Nat McKnight, a grower and member of the 2015-2017
Through the years we have talked about July rains in Central and Southern Mississippi. We commonly experience a fairly dry period during the month of June even though this year was an exception for many localities. Rains usually arrive in
As demand for catfish remains high, the only components of its production trending down this year in Mississippi are pond acreage and the price of feed. Producers are receiving an average of $1.12 to $1.21 per pound of catfish and
Dennis Reginelli, Area Extension Agent and Agronomist in East-Central Mississippi, posted this video on Twitter showing corn harvest underway in a field of 90-day corn. Harvesting a little corn in Noxubee County. Planted the first week of March. pic.twitter.com/YiI1XrqxhF — Dennis Reginelli
Over the past two weeks things have gone from quiet to a little less quiet on the disease front.
Wild-caught shrimp contribute millions of dollars to Mississippi’s economy each year, and experts say better flavor gives them a competitive advantage over imported and pond-raised shrimp. Dave Burrage, Mississippi State University Extension Service fisheries specialist, said consumers who participate in
The ICE Dec and Mar contracts gave back 160 and 87 points on the week, respectively, as last week’s inversion between the two contracts gave way to partial carry. Well,