Mississippi Field Reports: Heavy Rains, Tornadoes Keep Farmers from Fields

🕔Apr 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 14, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Lemon Ray Phelps, Marshall County “Many producers have applied burn down herbicide […]

Mississippi Irrigation: Be Sure to Check Those Watermark Sensors

🕔Apr 12, 2019After a long wet winter, irrigation is the last thing on most folks minds. Now that we have a little field work completed and some planting done, here are some […]

Mississippi: South Delta Farmers Wait for Flood Waters to Recede

Flood waters surround the bottom third of a mobile home with trees in the background.
🕔Apr 12, 2019Near a bridge that connects Issaquena and Sharkey counties, Waye Windham leaned toward the side of his boat and dipped a paddle down into flood water to gauge its depth. […]

Mississippi Corn: How Late Can We Plant?

🕔Apr 10, 2019Recent rains have temporarily halted planting progress across much of the state. It is well known that corn is normally more productive when planted early, primarily because its’ sensitive reproductive […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Good Planting Progress Ahead of Weekend Rains

🕔Apr 8, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 7, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie and Panola Counties “Some fieldwork was accomplished last week […]

Mississippi Rice: Furrow Irrigation Yield Variations

🕔Apr 2, 2019If you ask experienced furrow irrigated rice producers one thing is clear, they recognize only a small, if any, yield reduction. MSU Researchers, recognizing the significant yield reduction observed in […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Conditions Continue to Improve

🕔Apr 2, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 31, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Steve Winters, Grenada County “More fertilizer went out last week. We had […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Farmers Finally Able to Get in Fields

🕔Mar 25, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 24, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Tarah Layton Ferguson, Tate County “Last week was the first week it […]

Mississippi: Balancing Farm Success with Oil, Gas Growth Seminar, Starkville, April 30

🕔Mar 22, 2019Landowners will receive insights into oil and gas lease issues during daylong educational events April 30 in Oktibbeha County. “Balancing Farm Success with Oil and Gas Growth” is for agricultural […]

Mississippi Rice: Effects of Late Season Paraquat Drift

🕔Mar 22, 2019In this multi year study, paraquat drift rate affected rough rice yields from 50% headed to one week prior to harvest.  Rice appeared to be most susceptible between the 50% […]

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