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Mississippi: Row Crops Vary in Response to Weather Pattern Extremes

Mississippi: Row Crops Vary in Response to Weather Pattern Extremes

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Ag Communications 🕔Jul 2, 2015

Producers of Mississippi’s four major row crops have managed heavy spring rains followed by extended windows of muggy but mostly dry June conditions with mixed results. These weather extremes have had different effects on corn, cotton, soybean and rice crops

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Mississippi Irrigation: Surge Valve Update – P&R Jr. III Controller Limitations

Mississippi Irrigation: Surge Valve Update – P&R Jr. III Controller Limitations

🕔Jul 2, 2015

P&R Surge Systems manufacture two surge valve controllers, the Star and the more economical Jr.III.

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Mississippi Peanuts: Southern Blight Disease is Here

Mississippi Peanuts: Southern Blight Disease is Here

👤By Alan Henn, Mississippi State University 🕔Jul 2, 2015

Southern blight is a plant disease that attacks the crown and below ground parts of peanuts. It causes the plant to wilt and die or reduces nut quality. The best management tool is a rotation with 3 years of a

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Mississippi: Rice Irrigation with Safe AWD

Mississippi: Rice Irrigation with Safe AWD

🕔Jul 1, 2015

Research from the International Rice Research Institute reports that allowing the water level to drop to “Safe AWD” levels can translate to a 15-20% water savings without yield loss.

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Mississippi: Field Days Showcase Soil Moisture Sensors

Mississippi: Field Days Showcase Soil Moisture Sensors

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU Ag Communications 🕔Jun 30, 2015

Row crop producers who irrigate their crops can learn the benefits of soil moisture sensors during two separate field days planned for July and August. Jason Krutz, an irrigation specialist with Mississippi State University, said farmers can learn about the

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Mississippi Soybeans: When Is it Time to Start Irrigating?

Mississippi Soybeans: When Is it Time to Start Irrigating?

👤From the Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board 🕔Jun 30, 2015

Many soybean plants will soon be at the critical reproductive stage, when a crop can use a quarter-inch of water per day. According to Mississippi State University Irrigation Specialist Jason Krutz, irrigation should begin at a pre-determined soil-moisture threshold, regardless

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Mississippi Cotton: Seed Treatments Lose Punch Against Thrips

Mississippi Cotton: Seed Treatments Lose Punch Against Thrips

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Ag Communications 🕔Jun 29, 2015

Seed treatments have minimized thrips damage for the last decade, but farmers and entomologists fear some pesticides may be losing their punch in protecting cotton. Scientists at Mississippi State University and other universities across the Midsouth have been aggressively exploring

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Mississippi: High Temps Help Growth, Some Irrigation Continues – USDA

Mississippi: High Temps Help Growth, Some Irrigation Continues – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 29, 2015

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Mississippi, there were 5.1 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, June 28, 2015. Topsoil moisture supplies were 4 percent very short, 31 percent short, 53 percent adequate, and 12

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Mississippi: Risk Management and Insurance Field Day Set for July 17

Mississippi: Risk Management and Insurance Field Day Set for July 17

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, Mississippi State University 🕔Jun 29, 2015

Farmers and producers can learn about the relationship between risk management and insurance during a July 17 field day at the Alliance for Sustainable Agricultural Production Farm near Goodman. Participants also will receive training in legal and contractual issues. The

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Flint on Crops: Soybean Yield Enhancement Time is Here

Flint on Crops: Soybean Yield Enhancement Time is Here

🕔Jun 29, 2015

One of the main things we have learned about growing soybeans through the years is that they respond well to midseason fungicide applications. This response varies with several factors including weather, variety, maturity group, current disease information, and field history.

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