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Mississippi: Cover Crop Field Day, Rolling Fork, Jan. 19

Mississippi: Cover Crop Field Day, Rolling Fork, Jan. 19

👤By Nathan Gregory, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 12, 2018

The Mississippi State University Extension Service invites producers, landowners and professionals in the Delta to a Cover Crop Field Day Jan. 19. Carter Farms in Rolling Fork will host the free event beginning at 10:30 a.m. Local producers and MSU Extension specialists will

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Mississippi: Clethodim-Resistant Italian Ryegrass Management Options

Mississippi: Clethodim-Resistant Italian Ryegrass Management Options

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University Extension Weed Scientist 🕔Jan 12, 2018

Italian ryegrass has been one of the primary weed problems during burndown in Mississippi for nearly 15 years. Most populations are resistant to the “fop” family of ACCase herbicides due to overuse of Hoelon (diclofop) in wheat.

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Louisiana: Tri-State Soybean Forum Highlights Producer Outlook

Louisiana: Tri-State Soybean Forum Highlights Producer Outlook

👤By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Producers in Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi may see record soybean yields across the region in 2018, said LSU AgCenter associate vice president and plant science program leader Rogers Leonard at the 62nd annual Tri-State Soybean Forum. The region produces over seven

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USA Rice Discusses Market Priorities Going Forward

USA Rice Discusses Market Priorities Going Forward

👤By Michael Klein, USA Rice 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Leadership from the USA Rice International Promotion Committee and the USA Rice Council met in Toronto this week to examine the current export picture for U.S.-grown rice and discuss future marketing and trade policy programs. While U.S. rice faces tariff

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Mississippi: Blueberry Workshop, Hattiesburg, Jan. 23

Mississippi: Blueberry Workshop, Hattiesburg, Jan. 23

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 5, 2018

An afternoon workshop will help Mississippi commercial blueberry growers brush up on the latest research and training related to their crop. The Mississippi State University Extension Service is hosting the 2018 Mississippi Blueberry Education Workshop Jan. 23 at the Forrest County Extension

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Mississippi: Winter Commodity Conference Hosted by Farm Bureau, Jackson, Jan. 22-23

Mississippi: Winter Commodity Conference Hosted by Farm Bureau, Jackson, Jan. 22-23

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 4, 2018

The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Winter Commodity Conference will be held January 22-23, 2018, at the MFBF Building located at 6311 Ridgewood Road in Jackson, Mississippi.  This is a 2-day event which will allow participants to attend the general session specific to

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Rice: Gambit Herbicide Registered to Fight Sedge and Broadleaf Weeds

Rice: Gambit Herbicide Registered to Fight Sedge and Broadleaf Weeds

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 2, 2018

Gowan Company has received Federal registration for Gambit herbicide.  Gambit contains the active ingredients halosulfuron and prosulfuron and is highly effective for sedge and broadleaf weed control in rice. In addition to Federal registration, Gowan has received state registrations in

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Mississippi Landowners: Trespassers or Invited Visitors – What’s Your Liability?

Mississippi Landowners: Trespassers or Invited Visitors – What’s Your Liability?

👤By W. Daryl Jones, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 21, 2017

When you invite guests to your private property for outdoor recreation, there are several ways to reduce potential liability concerns that could arise.   First, your duty as a landowner depends on the status of the visitor who is on your

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Mississippi: Forestry remains steady despite 2017 challenges

Mississippi: Forestry remains steady despite 2017 challenges

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 20, 2017

Despite a slow housing market and other lingering effects of the recession, Mississippi’s forests remain the state’s second most valuable agricultural commodity for 2017.   John Auel, an assistant Extension professor of forestry at Mississippi State University, estimates the value of

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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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