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.
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.
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
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
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
Also, things to keep in mind for managing soybean target spot during 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
During 2016, two separate fungicide efficacy trials were conducted for control of target spot.
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
It is nearly April and many producers are itching to start planting soybeans in Mississippi.
The bulls took a break this week with the ICE July and Dec contracts giving back 46 and 34 points on the week, respectively. The July – Dec straddle finished