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Mississippi Field Reports: Planting Continues Between Scattered Showers

Mississippi Field Reports: Planting Continues Between Scattered Showers

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Brandon Alberson, Lee County β€œThe harvest of hay is almost complete for now. Our livestock producers have started evaluating their pastures and

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Mississippi Corn: When Is the Right Time to Start Irrigating?

Mississippi Corn: When Is the Right Time to Start Irrigating?

πŸ‘€By Erick Larson and Jason Krutz, Mississippi State University 🕔May 19, 2017

As a lot of our March-planted corn progresses through late vegetative stages nearing tassel, most of the Mississippi corn crop has not generally received any supplemental irrigation. This is a bit uncharacteristic, but certainly no cause for alarm.

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Mississippi Irrigation: Using Tractor Data for Pipe Planner

Mississippi Irrigation: Using Tractor Data for Pipe Planner

πŸ‘€By Jason Krutz and Dan Roach, Mississippi State University 🕔May 19, 2017

Utilizing tractor GPS data for Pipe Planner designs seems to just get easier. Here are some basic steps to utilizeΒ  GPS tractor monitor data to develop a Pipe Planner recommendation.

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Rice: Weed Control Turns Complicated In Parts Of Midsouth – AgFax

Rice: Weed Control Turns Complicated In Parts Of Midsouth – AgFax

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔May 18, 2017

Tough decisions are being made or delayed about how to deal with weeds that have emerged in rice that already has been weakened by bad weather. While weeds and grass are emerging, nobody wants to hit rice with a treatment

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Mississippi Rice: MSU Row Rice Variety Trials – Videos

Mississippi Rice: MSU Row Rice Variety Trials – Videos

πŸ‘€By Jason Krutz and Dan Roach, Mississippi State University 🕔May 17, 2017

With rice acres down, many thanks to the growers that have helped with our 2017 Row Rice trials.Β  This year, the Irrigation Team is comparing water use and yield on Row Rice fields to Multiple Side Inlet using AWD irrigation

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Mississippi Field Reports: Good Week for Planting

Mississippi Field Reports: Good Week for Planting

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 14, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “Producers are still waiting on some of the clay soils to dry out enough to continue planting. Cool

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Rice: Arkansas Flood Losses May Be Revised Upward – AgFax

Rice: Arkansas Flood Losses May Be Revised Upward – AgFax

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔May 12, 2017

More rice acres will likely be lost in Arkansas to this month’s flooding than initially thought. Markets taking note.

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Midsouth Cotton: Big Planting Push Ahead Of Next Rain – AgFax

Midsouth Cotton: Big Planting Push Ahead Of Next Rain – AgFax

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔May 11, 2017

Cotton planting picked up on a wider basis after rain in cold weather shut down most activity.

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Southeast Cotton: Grasshoppers Post Clear Threat In Places – AgFax

Southeast Cotton: Grasshoppers Post Clear Threat In Places – AgFax

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔May 11, 2017

Emerging cotton is extremely susceptible to grasshoppers. In this case, size matters.

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Rice: Rain, Flooding Dominate Decisions In Many Areas – Horizon Ag

Rice: Rain, Flooding Dominate Decisions In Many Areas – Horizon Ag

πŸ‘€From Horizon Ag 🕔May 11, 2017

South Louisiana and Texas Once again, we are dealing with a flood in central and south Louisiana. It seems like over the past year we have dealt with this problem way too many times. All of this began on Sunday,

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