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  1. Kansas: K-State Program to Help Farmers Deal with Historic Ag Downturn

    December 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Louisiana: LSU Rice Clinics Scheduled Jan. 5 to Feb. 8 in 6 Locations

    December 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  3. South Carolina: 4 Upcoming Forest Management Workshops for Woodland Owners

    January 12 @ 8:00 am - February 10 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Minnesota: Weed Resistance Workshops for Jan., Feb.

    January 13 @ 8:00 am - February 24 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Louisiana: LSU Offers 3 Irrigation Workshops in Jan., Feb.

    January 17 @ 8:00 am - February 14 @ 5:00 pm
  6. Illinois: 4 Regional Crop Management Conferences in Jan., Feb.

    January 18 @ 8:00 am - February 15 @ 5:00 pm
  7. Georgia Ag Forecast Series Scheduled Jan. 18-27

    January 18 @ 8:00 am - January 27 @ 5:00 pm
  8. Texas: Pecan Short Course, College Station, Jan 23-26

    January 23 @ 8:00 am - January 26 @ 5:00 pm
  9. Missouri: 9 ‘Grow Your Farm’ Sessions from Jan. – March

    January 23 @ 8:00 am - March 11 @ 5:00 pm
  10. Texas: Red River Crops Conference, Childress Jan. 24-25

    January 24 @ 8:00 am - January 25 @ 5:00 pm
  11. South Carolina: Cotton, Peanut Grower Meetings, Sentee, Jan. 24, 26

    January 24 @ 8:00 am - January 26 @ 5:00 pm
  12. Missouri: 4 Farm Retirement, Succession, Estate Planning Workshops in Jan., Feb.

    January 24 @ 8:00 am - February 14 @ 5:00 pm
  13. Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference, Jonesboro, Jan. 25

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  14. Georgia: Cotton Production Workshop, Tifton, Jan. 25

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  15. Texas: Feed Grains Marketing Workshop, Amarillo, Jan. 25-26

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - January 26 @ 5:00 pm
  16. Virginia Eastern Shore Ag Conference and Trade Show, Melfa, Jan. 25-27

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - January 27 @ 5:00 pm
  17. Louisiana: Conservation Program Workshop, West Monroe, Jan. 25

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  18. Middle Tennessee Grain Conference, Manchester, Jan. 26

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  19. Texas: Pesticide Applicator Course, Harleton, Jan. 26

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  20. Texas: Feral Hog Program, Falfurrias, Jan. 26

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  21. Nebraska Livestock: 8 Nutrient Management Workshops in Jan. and Feb.

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - February 7 @ 5:00 pm
  22. Rice Industry: Upcoming Meetings in MS, AR, LA, in Jan., Feb.

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - February 8 @ 5:00 pm
  23. Texas: Llano Estacado Cotton Conference, Muleshoe, Jan. 30

    January 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  24. Texas: Feral Hog Management Workshop, La Vernia, Jan. 30

    January 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  25. Alabama: Upcoming Crop Production Meetings, Jan. 30, Feb. 7

    January 30 @ 8:00 am - February 7 @ 5:00 pm
  26. Indiana: Ag Business Management Workshop, West Lafayette, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2

    January 31 @ 8:00 am - February 2 @ 5:00 pm
  27. Texas: ‘Last Chance’ CEU Training, San Angelo, Jan. 31

    January 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  28. California: Farm Labor Management Workshops Scheduled in February

    February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 2 @ 5:00 pm
  29. Tennessee: Grain & Soybean Producers Conference, Dyersburg, Feb. 2

    February 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  30. Texas: Grain Elevator Workshop, Amarillo, Feb. 2

    February 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mississippi

Flint on Crops: Nematodes Can Survive Winter

Flint on Crops: Nematodes Can Survive Winter

👤By Ernie Flint, Agronomy MSU Extension 🕔Dec 27, 2016

You might say that reality is stranger than fiction when it comes to these tiny insidious worms that infest our fields and damage crops, gardens, lawns, and turfgrasses. I can’t think of a good reason why they are even here,

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Mississippi: 2016 a Good Crop Year Despite Extended Drought

Mississippi: 2016 a Good Crop Year Despite Extended Drought

👤 By Linda Breazeale, MSU AgCommunications 🕔Dec 15, 2016

Good seasons for cotton and corn should increase Mississippi’s agronomic crops production value by 11 percent increase in 2016. Brian Williams, agricultural economist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said most crops had a good year despite the extended

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Mississippi: State’s Ag Value Increased 1.8% in 2016

Mississippi: State’s Ag Value Increased 1.8% in 2016

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 15, 2016

The estimated $7.6 billion value of Mississippi agriculture increased by 1.8 percent in 2016, helping the industry retain its prominence in the state’s overall economy. “Agriculture’s reach in the state goes well beyond just the value of the goods produced,”

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Mississippi Cotton: 2016 On-Farm Variety Trial Data

Mississippi Cotton: 2016 On-Farm Variety Trial Data

👤By Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University 🕔Dec 12, 2016

On-farm variety trials are designed to provide yield data that was determined from real world situations.  Users are encouraged to compare small plot OVT data and large plot on-farm data when making variety selection decisions.

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Flint on Crops: We Can Reduce Soybean Seed Cost – Commentary

Flint on Crops: We Can Reduce Soybean Seed Cost – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Dec 12, 2016

One of the most cherished talents among people is the ability to influence opinions and ideas. The fact that ideas among farmers have changed little is demonstrated as they continue to use methods that would be recognized by their grandfathers.

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Mississippi: MSU Programs Promote Sustainable Agriculture

Mississippi: MSU Programs Promote Sustainable Agriculture

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 9, 2016

Efforts are underway to inform producers about incentives to encourage sustainable agricultural practices on farms across Mississippi. Implementing sustainable agricultural practices requires short-term investments, and it takes time before producers will see tangible benefits. However, financial assistance is available to

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Mississippi: Cotton Official Variety Trial Data Available

Mississippi: Cotton Official Variety Trial Data Available

👤By Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University 🕔Dec 9, 2016

Data for the Mississippi Cotton Official Variety Trial program has been collected, analyzed, and complied for publication.

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Mississippi: Soybean Variety Suggestions for 2017

Mississippi: Soybean Variety Suggestions for 2017

👤By Trent Irby, Mississippi State University 🕔Dec 9, 2016

Variety selection is likely the most critical management decision associated with soybean production. For Mississippi growers, there are a number of excellent varieties available to choose from.

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Mississippi Row Crop Short Course Shatters Attendance Record

Mississippi Row Crop Short Course Shatters Attendance Record

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 8, 2016

More Mississippi producers are getting the word about how much they can learn in three days at the state’s premier row crop conference. The Mississippi State University 2016 Row Crop Short Course had more than 600 attendees. Attendance at the

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Mississippi: Rice Growers Reduce Water, Maintain Yields

Mississippi: Rice Growers Reduce Water, Maintain Yields

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 6, 2016

Mississippi State University researchers have a plan to drastically change the way rice farmers grow their crop while cutting water use by one-third and maintaining yields. The MSU Extension Service is encouraging Mississippi rice growers to consider using alternate wetting

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