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Mississippi Soybeans: 2017 Maturity Group Variety Trial Report

Mississippi Soybeans: 2017 Maturity Group Variety Trial Report

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Dec 14, 2017

During the 2017 season, a Maturity Group IV and V variety trial was conducted at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center (NMREC) in Verona, MS.

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Arkansas Cotton: County Variety Trial Update

Arkansas Cotton: County Variety Trial Update

👤By Bill Robertson, University of Arkansas Extension Cotton Agronomist 🕔Dec 11, 2017

Many producers are in the process of booking seed for next year.  There are several new varieties in new technologies that are worthy of a look. Variety selection is perhaps the most important decision a producer makes.  Once planted, no

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Mississippi Corn: 2017 Hybrid Demonstration Program Summary

Mississippi Corn: 2017 Hybrid Demonstration Program Summary

👤By Erick Larson, University of Mississippi Extension Grain Specialist 🕔Dec 4, 2017

Selecting well-adapted and superior corn hybrids is critical to the success and profitability of your farm. Accordingly, Mississippi State goes to great lengths to evaluate, assess and analyze corn hybrid performance.

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North Florida Pecan Cultivar Evaluation Trial Update

North Florida Pecan Cultivar Evaluation Trial Update

👤By Peter Andersen, University of Florida 🕔Dec 1, 2017

The pecan (Carya illinoenensis, family Juglandaceae) is native to the Mississippi floodplain of North America. The pecan tree requires deep soils with an abundant supply of soil moisture. A large mature pecan tree can transpire 500-1,000 gallons of water per

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North Carolina Cotton: Farm Variety Evaluation Program Results Are In

North Carolina Cotton: Farm Variety Evaluation Program Results Are In

👤By Guy Collins and Keith Edmisten, North Carolina State University Extension Specialists 🕔Nov 30, 2017

Although 2017 brought its share of challenges, this has been a year that our growers have badly needed for a while. We are thankful to harvest high yields in most areas of our cotton-producing areas while avoiding any majorly destructive

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Mississippi: Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations

Mississippi: Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Nov 24, 2017

All of the entries in the 2017 Mississippi State University Official Variety Trials (OVT) were evaluated for their reaction to the stem canker fungus.  In addition, a few varieties (n=19) were added to supplement the trials and obtain information on those particular varieties

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Arkansas Soybeans: Variety Tolerance Test Against Root-Knot Nematodes

Arkansas Soybeans: Variety Tolerance Test Against Root-Knot Nematodes

👤By Travis Faske and Michael Emerson, University of Arkansas Extension Plant Pathologists 🕔Nov 22, 2017

The southern root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) is the most important yield-limiting plant-pathogenic nematode that affects soybean production in the mid-South.  It is found in nearly all soybean producing counties in Arkansas and can cause significant (>50%) yield loss when the

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Mississippi: Soybean Stem Canker – 2017 Visual Observations

Mississippi: Soybean Stem Canker – 2017 Visual Observations

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Several comments have been voiced about typographic errors or a harvest issue regarding the harvested yield from the Clarksdale official variety trial. Variety entries exhibiting extremely low yield, in some cases less than 10 bu/A, were observed to exhibit symptoms

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Tennessee Corn: 2017 Grain Hybrid Trial Results

Tennessee Corn: 2017 Grain Hybrid Trial Results

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee Extension IPM Specialist 🕔Nov 10, 2017

The final report of the 2017 Corn Grain Hybrid Trials is now available.

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Texas: 2017 Grain Hybrid Trial Results

Texas: 2017 Grain Hybrid Trial Results

👤By Calvin Trostle, Katrina Horn, and Ron Schnell, Texas AgriLife Extension Specialists 🕔Nov 8, 2017

A unit of Texas A&M AgriLife is the Crop Testing Program, which has been functioning for over 40 years.  The program offers fee-based public testing of corn, grain sorghum, and sunflower hybrids and one large forage sorghum silage trial.  The above

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