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Mississippi Field Reports: Planting Nears Finish Line, Crops Need Rain

Mississippi Field Reports: Planting Nears Finish Line, Crops Need Rain

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 1, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 29, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “We have missed the rain again. So far we only have on average about 0.3 inches

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North Carolina Field Reports: Mostly Good Week for Planting, Still Some Wetness Problems

👤From USDA 🕔May 16, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 17, 2016. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Rain mid-week limited field activities. Precipitation amounts were variable across the county with most areas receiving between 1″-2″ of rain. Good

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Mississippi: Markets, Rain Play Havoc with Planting Decisions

Mississippi: Markets, Rain Play Havoc with Planting Decisions

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Ag Communications 🕔Apr 1, 2016

Crop decisions made in January based on markets and profit potential may be cloudy memories for growers waiting on fields to dry out enough to allow spring plantings. Brian Williams, an agricultural economist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service,

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Georgia Gets AgLogic 15G to Replace Temik Pesticide

Georgia Gets AgLogic 15G to Replace Temik Pesticide

👤From a Press Release 🕔Mar 14, 2016

Growers will soon be able to purchase AgLogic 15G Aldicarb Pesticide – a product which is essentially the same as Temik in formulation and performance. Since Temik was withdrawn from the market in 2011, growers have struggled to find an

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Mississippi: Black Rot in Sweetpotato – A Fact Sheet

Mississippi: Black Rot in Sweetpotato – A Fact Sheet

👤By Stephen Meyers, MSU Sweetpotato Specialist 🕔Mar 8, 2016

Black rot is on the minds of many sweetpotato producers in the U.S. There have been at least three diagnosed incidence of black rot in Mississippi since last fall.

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Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: LSU Research Highlighted at Recent Meeting

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: LSU Research Highlighted at Recent Meeting

👤By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jan 13, 2016

Although the 2015 sweet potato season was marked by difficult weather conditions – excessive rains that delayed planting followed by a hot and dry summer, then more rain that interfered with harvest – Louisiana growers still ended up with a good

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Louisiana: Wet Conditions Delay Ratoon Rice Harvest – USDA

Louisiana: Wet Conditions Delay Ratoon Rice Harvest – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 16, 2015

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 15, 2015. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell, Franklin Parish “We received only light rain the middle of the week but cooler temperatures and short day length has

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Louisiana: Soaking Wet Weekend – USDA

Louisiana: Soaking Wet Weekend – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 2, 2015

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 1, 2015. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “The beneficial rains of last weekend and early this week helped everyone except the sweet potato farmers.

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Louisiana: Drought to Saturated Over Weekend – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 26, 2015

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 25, 2015. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell, Franklin Parish “We have gone from a drought to standing water in two days. Received approximately 7 inches of rain

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Mississippi: USDA Grant Supports Organic Sweet Potatoes

Mississippi: USDA Grant Supports Organic Sweet Potatoes

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Ag Communications 🕔Oct 15, 2015

Mississippi sweet potato growers will benefit from Mississippi State University’s work in a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant for research and outreach in support of organic production. Grants through USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture were announced Oct. 13.

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