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Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing with Good Weather

Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing with Good Weather

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 1, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “Good week of harvest. Weather has been beautiful. Cotton harvest will be in full swing all over the

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Flint on Crops: Harvest Is a Special Time – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Harvest Is a Special Time – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Agronomist 🕔Oct 2, 2017

As the month of September passed and October begins we can look back on a year that has proven to be unique as all of them are. Weather has played a primary role in driving everything that has been attempted

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Mississippi Soybeans: Rain Delays Likely Hurt State’s Crop

Mississippi Soybeans: Rain Delays Likely Hurt State’s Crop

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Official numbers show Mississippi’s soybean crop is ahead of schedule and in good shape, but many fields have actually spent a wet month waiting for harvest. Trent Irby, Mississippi State University Extension Service soybean specialist, said this delay — caused

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Mississippi: Wild Hog Presence Threatens Wildlife

Mississippi: Wild Hog Presence Threatens Wildlife

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 29, 2017

The number of wild hogs living in an area determines the severity of their impact on wildlife, as these invasive creatures eat any source of nutrition they can find. Bronson Strickland, Mississippi State University Extension Service wildlife biologist and wildlife

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Mississippi Field Reports: Harvest Speeds Along, Corn Nearly Finished

Mississippi Field Reports: Harvest Speeds Along, Corn Nearly Finished

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 25, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 24, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Dr. Bill Burdine, Union County  “Soybean harvest is underway with good yields. Most fields were yielding well, but some fields are shutting

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Flint on Crops: Soil Compaction Can Be Managed – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Soil Compaction Can Be Managed – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Agronomist 🕔Sep 25, 2017

As they go about harvesting this year’s crop growers are seeing the effects of soil compaction in fields of all crops. In many cases the symptoms have been visible as differences in plant color, height, and overall growth. It goes

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Mississippi: Sorghum Yields Shine; Acreage and Prices Sag

Mississippi: Sorghum Yields Shine; Acreage and Prices Sag

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 22, 2017

Mississippi’s grain sorghum acreage is at an historic low, and market prices are not much better, but yields should be good. Erick Larson, grain crops specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said that when market incentives went away

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Mississippi: Increased Wild Hog Population May Spread Disease to Deer, Other Wildlife

Mississippi: Increased Wild Hog Population May Spread Disease to Deer, Other Wildlife

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 22, 2017

Wild hogs cost Mississippians millions of dollars each year, but landowners stand to lose more than money if the nuisance animals’ range and population continue to grow. Left unchecked, wild hogs have the potential to steal property owners’ investments and

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Mississippi Wheat: 2017 Suggested Variety Short List

Mississippi Wheat: 2017 Suggested Variety Short List

👤By Erick Larson, Mississippi State University Extension Specialist - Grain Crops 🕔Sep 22, 2017

Mississippi State University annually conducts Variety Trials of public and private wheat and oat varieties. These variety trials are grown at up to nine locations in cropping regions representing all geographic areas of the state.

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Mississippi Field Reports: Corn Harvest Wrapping Up, Most Cotton a Few Weeks Off

Mississippi Field Reports: Corn Harvest Wrapping Up, Most Cotton a Few Weeks Off

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “Corn harvest is turning out well with a little blown down. Early beans are cutting really

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