Growers interested in commercial pecan production are invited to a spring field day May 11 in Raymond. The event will begin at the Mississippi State University Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center at 1320 Seven Springs Road in Raymond. It
Mississippi has a long history of catfish production, but recent advances in management and production are changing the way some ponds look and operate. Catfish ponds have traditionally been rectangular, shallow and large, usually about 10 acres of water. Today,
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 16, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Drew Wilson, Quitman County “A great deal of acres were planted last week, with the majority of the soybean crop going into
There was a time when the plucky “bob-white” call greeted the sunrise around farmlands and pine forests across the southeastern U.S. Today, the fields and forests are becoming silent, and the call of the northern bobwhite is seldom heard.
South Louisiana and Texas Planting in both Louisiana and Texas is starting to wind down. I would say we are around 85% planted in Louisiana and a little more than that in Texas. Things were going really well until Wednesday,
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 9, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Tracy Robertson, Carroll County “Rain from the previous weekend kept producers out of the field in the early part of the week.
Fall preparation paid off for many Mississippi corn producers who were able to take advantage of a gap in spring rains to plant much of their crop early. Erick Larson, corn specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 2, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents “Heavy rains during the week continue to supply moisture to the soil.” Matt Thornton, Forrest County “Seedbed preparation and some corn planting
Also, things to keep in mind for managing soybean target spot during 2017:
During 2016, two separate fungicide efficacy trials were conducted for control of target spot.