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Outdoors: Bobwhite Quail Habitat is in Short Supply

Outdoors: Bobwhite Quail Habitat is in Short Supply

👤By Leslie Burger MSU Extension Service 🕔Apr 13, 2017

There was a time when the plucky “bob-white” call greeted the sunrise around farmlands and pine forests across the southeastern U.S. Today, the fields and forests are becoming silent, and the call of the northern bobwhite is seldom heard.  

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Mississippi Field Reports: Growers Return to Fields Near Week End

Mississippi Field Reports: Growers Return to Fields Near Week End

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 9, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Tracy Robertson, Carroll County “Rain from the previous weekend kept producers out of the field in the early part of the week.

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Flint on Crops: Mild Spring Changes Everything – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Mild Spring Changes Everything – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 10, 2017

This mild spring has changed most of the things we do in preparation for the crop, but this is not the first time this has happened. I can recall the stories I heard my grandparents tell about strange weather, one

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Mississippi Corn: Lull in Spring Rains Helps Planting

Mississippi Corn: Lull in Spring Rains Helps Planting

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Apr 7, 2017

Fall preparation paid off for many Mississippi corn producers who were able to take advantage of a gap in spring rains to plant much of their crop early. Erick Larson, corn specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said

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Mississippi Field Reports: Corn Planting Races Along Between Rains

Mississippi Field Reports: Corn Planting Races Along Between Rains

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 4, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 2, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents “Heavy rains during the week continue to supply moisture to the soil.” Matt Thornton, Forrest County “Seedbed preparation and some corn planting

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Mississippi Soybeans: Managing Target Spot – 2016 Fungicide Trial Results

Mississippi Soybeans: Managing Target Spot – 2016 Fungicide Trial Results

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi Extension Plant Pathologist and Trent Irby, Extension Soybean Specialist 🕔Apr 3, 2017

Also, things to keep in mind for managing soybean target spot during 2017:

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Flint on Crops: Use Poultry Litter Right – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Use Poultry Litter Right – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 3, 2017

We could talk about a lot of things connected with the tasks that have to be done to get a crop off to a good start, but as usual I want to talk about something that I picked up from

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Mississippi Soybeans: Managing Target Spot – 2016 Fungicide Trial Efficacy Results

Mississippi Soybeans: Managing Target Spot – 2016 Fungicide Trial Efficacy Results

👤By Tom Allen and Trent Irby, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 3, 2017

During 2016, two separate fungicide efficacy trials were conducted for control of target spot.

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Mississippi: Producers Forecast to Grow More Cotton, Less Corn

Mississippi: Producers Forecast to Grow More Cotton, Less Corn

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Extension Service 🕔Mar 31, 2017

Strong export demand for cotton and soybean is causing Mississippi producers to shift away from corn and rice as they finalize their planting plans for 2017. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Prospective Plantings report released March 31 estimates the state’s

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Mississippi: Soybean Planting Dates and Maturity Groups

Mississippi: Soybean Planting Dates and Maturity Groups

👤By John Orlowski and Trent Irby, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 29, 2017

It is nearly April and many producers are itching to start planting soybeans in Mississippi.

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