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