Mississippi: Corn Planting, Progress Hindered by Cold, Rain

🕔Apr 20, 2018More than half of Mississippi’s expected corn crop has been planted and is emerging, although cool and wet weather have made progress difficult. Erick Larson, grain crops agronomist with the […]

Mississippi Soybeans: No Redbanded Stink Bugs Found Overwintering in State

🕔Apr 18, 2018Currently, we have sampled crimson clover as far south as Lucedale, MS, along with sampling in all parts of the state.  As of now we have found zero redbanded stink bugs, […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Late Week Planting Stalled by More Rain

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “More corn was planted the latter part of […]

Mississippi Poultry: Low Production Prices, Healthy Demand

🕔Apr 13, 2018With low feed prices and healthy demand for broilers and eggs, the Mississippi poultry industry is poised for another productive year. “Prices for feed grains have remained in line throughout […]

Mississippi: Slugs Favor Cool, Wet Weather, and Residue

🕔Apr 10, 2018I have recently received a few call about slugs in corn. I suspect this will increase in more crops as planting continues and they begin to emerge. Slug problems usually […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Rains Keep Growers Indoors

🕔Apr 10, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 8, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “Rain first of the week along […]

Mississippi: RISER Irrigation Program Results Positive

🕔Apr 6, 2018The Row-Crop Irrigation Science and Extension Research (RISER) was developed as a science based approach to evaluating irrigation Best Management Practices here in the Delta. The RISER program is designed […]

Mississippi: Wheat Acreage Continues to Languish

🕔Apr 6, 20182017 marked a 54-year low for wheat acreage in Mississippi, and 2018 is not much better. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports an estimated 50,000 acres in winter wheat for […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Wet Fields Delay Planting

🕔Apr 3, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 1, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “Some sandy land was planted to corn, but […]

Mississippi: Alliance Field Day, Piney Woods, April 20

🕔Apr 2, 2018Mississippi producers will receive training on irrigation practices during an April 20 field day. The Alliance of Sustainable Farms will hold its Drip Irrigation and Plastic Mulch Laying field day on the […]

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