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Mississippi’s Agriculture Remains a $7B Industry

Mississippi’s Agriculture Remains a $7B Industry

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 19, 2017

Agriculture continues to do its part to boost Mississippi’s economy as it remains a $7 billion industry in 2017. Agricultural economists with the Mississippi State University Extension Service released year-end estimates Dec. 19 on the value of state crops. The

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Mississippi Cotton: Late Crop Needs More Heat and Dry Weather

Mississippi Cotton: Late Crop Needs More Heat and Dry Weather

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Rain, cool weather, more rain and some wind have slowed cotton maturation, but since the crop was a little behind schedule, the damage may be less than if harvest were already underway. Darrin Dodds, cotton specialist with the Mississippi State

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Mississippi Corn: Growers Expect Record Harvest for 2017

Mississippi Corn: Growers Expect Record Harvest for 2017

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Mississippi producers are optimistic that the remnants of Hurricane Harvey that moved through the state in late August were not enough to stop corn harvests from reaching a new record. As of Aug. 27, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated

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Mississippi Rice: Harvest Totals May Eclipse Early Forecasts

Mississippi Rice: Harvest Totals May Eclipse Early Forecasts

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Extension Service 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Combines began rolling in Mississippi Delta rice fields as soon as growers marked the beginning of August, but wet weather soon shut down early harvest attempts. Bobby Golden, a rice and soil fertility agronomist with the Mississippi State University Extension

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