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New Seed Company Formed From Mississippi, Pennsylvania Groups

New Seed Company Formed From Mississippi, Pennsylvania Groups

👤From a press release 🕔Oct 21, 2017

A new direct-to-growers seed company – formed from companies in Mississippi and Pennsylvania – is entering the market across a wide swatch of the South, Northeast, Delmarva and the coastal Atlantic region. The new enterprise, the Local Seed Company, will

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Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing

Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “Cotton harvest is in full swing. Early reports are that the cotton crop might be a

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Mississippi: Row Crop Short Course, Starkville, Dec. 4-6

Mississippi: Row Crop Short Course, Starkville, Dec. 4-6

👤By Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University Cotton Specialist 🕔Oct 13, 2017

The 2017 Row Crop Short Course hosted by Mississippi State University will be held Dec. 4-6, 2017 at The Mill Conference Center in Starkville, MS.

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Mississippi Rice: 2017 Variety Trial Data – Preliminary Results

Mississippi Rice: 2017 Variety Trial Data – Preliminary Results

👤By Bobby Golden, Mississippi State University Extension Agronomist 🕔Oct 13, 2017

During 2017, small plot rice variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Choctaw, Clarksdale, Drew, Hollandale, Ruleville, Stoneville, and Tunica. Variety trial data is presented segmented by technology, conventional or Clearfield.

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Wild Hogs – Transporting Them? Don’t Even Think about It in Mississippi.

Wild Hogs – Transporting Them? Don’t Even Think about It in Mississippi.

👤By Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Service 🕔Oct 13, 2017

The first rule of transporting wild hogs is to not transport wild hogs. Bronson Strickland is the Mississippi State University Extension Service wildlife biologist and management specialist. He said the best way residents can help eradicate wild hogs is to

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Mississippi Field Reports: Conditions Mostly Dry, Harvest Moves Along Rapidly

Mississippi Field Reports: Conditions Mostly Dry, Harvest Moves Along Rapidly

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 8, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Bill Burdine, Union County “Dry weather allowed grain harvest to move rapidly. Armyworms hit bermuda fields, a few acres of wheat, and

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Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Domestic Demand Stabilizes

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Domestic Demand Stabilizes

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Extension Service 🕔Oct 6, 2017

Mississippi producers are growing 28,100 acres of sweet potatoes this year, but not one of those is below the northern third of the state. What keeps growers in south Mississippi from planting the increasingly popular crop? Weevils are mostly to

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Wild Hogs: Destructive Eating Machines Rolling Through Fields All Season Long

Wild Hogs: Destructive Eating Machines Rolling Through Fields All Season Long

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Oct 6, 2017

Rooting and wallowing by wild hogs cause extensive land and crop damage, which can be stopped only by getting rid of the invasive animals. Bill Hamrick, a wildlife associate with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said wild hogs use

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Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing with Good Weather

Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing with Good Weather

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 1, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “Good week of harvest. Weather has been beautiful. Cotton harvest will be in full swing all over the

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Mississippi: 34 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flooding

Mississippi: 34 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flooding

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

USDA has designated 34 counties in Mississippi as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by extreme rainfall, flooding and flash flooding that occurred from April 1, 2017, and continues. Those counties are: Adams George Lamar Smith

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