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Mississippi Weeds: Control Palmer Pigweed Early

Mississippi Weeds: Control Palmer Pigweed Early

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 23, 2017

Because of the warm weather in March, many fields in Mississippi already contain emerged Palmer amaranth. Therefore, in fields that will not be planted for two to four more weeks, a residual herbicide for Palmer amaranth in a burndown application

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Mississippi Weeds: Enlist and Xtend – What Mixtures Are Approved?

Mississippi Weeds: Enlist and Xtend – What Mixtures Are Approved?

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 23, 2017

Lists of approved additives/herbicides that can legally be mixed with the new auxin herbicides have changed multiple times during the last month, and it is likely they will change again before the time for in-season herbicide applications.

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Mississippi Cotton, Soybean: Target Spot Management – Thoughts from 2016 Observations

Mississippi Cotton, Soybean: Target Spot Management – Thoughts from 2016 Observations

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 22, 2017

The biggest driving factor for the severe, widespread development of target spot in both cotton and soybean during the 2016 season was the environment that occurred during specific growth stages.

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Catfish Farmers of the Year Represent 3 States

Catfish Farmers of the Year Represent 3 States

👤From a Press Release 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Recipients of the 2017 Catfish Farmers of the Year awards were presented at the annual CFA convention in February. The recipients are: Mary Quitman Holmes of Hale County, Alabama is the industry’s first female farmer of the year award recipient. Quitman and

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Mississippi Family Recognized as “National Outstanding Young Farmers”

Mississippi Family Recognized as “National Outstanding Young Farmers”

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Mississippi’s agricultural future is safe in the hands of some of the nation’s best farmers. Brad and Molly Judson of Clay County have the award to prove it. Charlie Stokes, area agronomy agent with the Mississippi State University Extension Service,

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Mississippi Field Reports: Corn Planting Begins, Expected to Ramp Up This Week

Mississippi Field Reports: Corn Planting Begins, Expected to Ramp Up This Week

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 20, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 19, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents “Field operations picked up this week. Burndown and fertilizer applications led the way. Planters are being calibrated. With the 7-day weather forecast,

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Flint on Crops: Planting corn is a tough job – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Planting corn is a tough job – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 20, 2017

The first day of corn planting is difficult because it forces the grower to consider all the factors that influence this important part of the production system. Through the years I have listened as farmers go through the decision making

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Mississippi: Preplant Intervals for 2,4-D and Dicamba Applied as Burdown

Mississippi: Preplant Intervals for 2,4-D and Dicamba Applied as Burdown

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Observing the preplant intervals for 2,4-D and dicamba prior to planting is important, and in Mississippi time is growing short.

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Mississippi Wildlife: Hunters Consider Factors Impacting Deer Sightings

Mississippi Wildlife: Hunters Consider Factors Impacting Deer Sightings

👤By Bill Hamrick and Chad Dacus, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Some hunters complain about a lack of deer every year, but the concerns this season seem to be more widespread. Since early January, radio programs, newspapers and online forums have featured much discussion about hunters statewide seeing and harvesting fewer

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Mississippi Weeds: Enlist and Xtend – What Boom Specifications Are Required?

Mississippi Weeds: Enlist and Xtend – What Boom Specifications Are Required?

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Labeling for all herbicides in the Enlist and Xtend cropping systems have specific directions for how sprayers should be configured to optimize efficacy while minimizing the potential for off-target movement.

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