Mississippi Corn: Why Did Kernels Near the Ear Tip Not Fill? Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Incomplete kernel set is something hard to ignore when you peel back husks to evaluate your corn crop. Often times we wonder why those kernels near the ear tip didn’t […]

Mississippi Corn: Identifying Reproductive Stages, Management Implications Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Corn reproductive stages may comprise nearly 60 days for full-season hybrids grown in Mississippi at normal planting dates depending upon seasonal temperatures. Corn maturation is closely correlated to temperatures and […]

Mississippi Cotton: Bollworm Management in Early Bloom Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
There are reports of bollworm eggs starting to show up and in some areas are at or above egg threshold. In a normal year, the bollworm flight generally begins around […]

Mississippi Corn: How to Estimate Yield Prior to Harvest Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
There is a method you can estimate corn yield by thoroughly sampling random ears in a field. It will take some effort, knowledge and luck to represent a field, but […]

Mississippi Corn: When to Terminate Irrigation Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
Corn maturation is generally a bit later than normal this year due to moderate temperatures, but depending on planting date and a couple other variables, most is now denting and […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Managing Cercospora Blight – Podcast Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
Trey Price again visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about Cercospora Blight in soybean.  Tom and Trey discuss current research on the disease, symptom identification, fungicide […]

Mississippi Cotton: What to Know About the ThryvOn Trait – Podcast Jul 27, 2021

🕔Jul 27, 2021
Angus Catchot sits down in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk with Whitney, Jason, and Tom about ThryvOn cotton.  ThryvOn is a new insect trait with activity […]

Mississippi Watermelons: Weather Ruins Majority of State’s Crop Jul 23, 2021

🕔Jul 23, 2021
One month ago, watermelon production in southeast Mississippi was on track. Now, growers there have lost much of their crop to the summer’s wet weather. “The weather and what it […]

Rice: Research Quantifies Effects of Paraquat Drift Jul 22, 2021

🕔Jul 22, 2021
Researchers are learning how to manage rice fields when paraquat drifts onto them early and late in the season, but what impact this herbicide has on grain quality and what […]

Mississippi Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Management Jul 17, 2021

🕔Jul 17, 2021
We are beginning to get a few reports of  sugarcane aphid in the state. Sugarcane aphid have the potential to cause significant yield losses if left untreated or if timely […]

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