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Mississippi Soybeans: Mixing Desiccants with Insecticides

Mississippi Soybeans: Mixing Desiccants with Insecticides

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔Aug 23, 2017

Over the last few weeks there have been many questions about the legality of mixing insecticides with desiccants applied to soybean.

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Mississippi Field Reports: Early Soybean Harvest Begins

Mississippi Field Reports: Early Soybean Harvest Begins

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Trent Barnett, Calhoun County  “Excessive rainfall over the last two weeks may have caused damage to sweet potato crop. Growers will know

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Southern Soybeans: Redbanded Stinkbugs Stealing Yields – DTN

Southern Soybeans: Redbanded Stinkbugs Stealing Yields – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Like a tardy burglar who sneaks in just before dawn, the redbanded stink bug is robbing Southern soybean growers of yield in the final weeks of a hard-fought crop.   “This is the most damaging stink bug out there,” warned

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Mississippi Soybeans: Harvest Aids and Late Season Management

Mississippi Soybeans: Harvest Aids and Late Season Management

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔Aug 21, 2017

As more and more of Mississippi’s soybeans approach maturity, numerous calls regarding harvest aids and other late-season management considerations have been received.

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Mississippi Soybeans: Protecting Seed Quality

Mississippi Soybeans: Protecting Seed Quality

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Given the excessive rainfall that has occurred across many areas of Mississippi, there are questions regarding soybean seed quality and application of fungicides to manage this issue.

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Mississippi Soybeans: Conditions Conducive for Disease Development

Mississippi Soybeans: Conditions Conducive for Disease Development

👤By Tom Allen and Trent Irby, Mississippi State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 21, 2017

When the environment remains conducive for an extended period of time, aerial web blight can be one of the most devastating diseases. Cercospora blight, soybean rust, and target spot are also showing up in fields.

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Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Mississippi’s row crops have had enough rain, and most fields just need sunshine. Erick Larson, grain crops specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said corn is mature and will gain no benefit from additional moisture. In the first

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Rose on Cotton: Bears on a Roll – Keep Your Eye on Dec.

Rose on Cotton: Bears on a Roll – Keep Your Eye on Dec.

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Bears are now winners on 3 consecutive weeks, with Dec giving back 334 points over the period.  The Dec contract gave up 97 points on the week while Mar lost 99, the inversion remaining essentially unchanged at 22. US cotton

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Mississippi: Sweet Potato Field Day, Pontotoc, Aug. 31

Mississippi: Sweet Potato Field Day, Pontotoc, Aug. 31

👤By Keri Lewis, Mississippi State University 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Sweet potato producers, crop consultants, agricultural industry representatives and the general public will learn about ongoing Mississippi State University sweet potato research and outreach efforts at a field day Aug. 31. The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural

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Rice Harvest Restarts In Arkansas With Positive Early Reports – AgFax

Rice Harvest Restarts In Arkansas With Positive Early Reports – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Rice harvest has restarted on a spotty and limited basis in parts of Arkansas and Mississippi. Farmers are finding at least a few areas that are dry enough to hold up equipment or they are running tracks.

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