MSU has updated their corn disease calendar to include additional diseases as well as time of observation based on growth stage.
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
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
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
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
Much like the last three years, frequent rains have delayed corn planting progress in most of the state.
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,
Barnyardgrass that is allowed to survive and produce seed in soybean can cripple a rice weed control program the following year.
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,
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
Got your thrips management strategies lined up for the 2016 peanut crop? Andrew Sawyer, Extension Agent in Thomas County, Georgia, reviews this year’s options.