Mississippi Cotton: Rapid Detection Method from Infected Plant Material

🕔Oct 19, 2018Several years ago, following the outbreaks of bacterial blight in 2011 and 2012, a project was initiated to develop a rapid, molecular diagnostic tool to detect the cotton bacterial blight […]

Mississippi Pumpkins: Summer Weather Provided Good Crop Conditions

🕔Oct 19, 2018Summer weather allowed Mississippi pumpkin growers to have a good harvest, but there still are not enough pumpkins grown in the state to meet fall demand for this colorful crop. […]

Outdoors: Soil Disking Can Improve Wildlife Food, Habitats

🕔Oct 19, 2018Thinning timber, prescribed fire and planting wildlife food plots are the most common tools in wildlife management, but there is another, often overlooked practice: using light disking to disturb the […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Harvest in Full Swing Racing Winter Rains

🕔Oct 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 14, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Panola County “We’re still trying to get this crop out […]

Mississippi Foundation Sweetpotato Transition Plan and Order Form

🕔Oct 15, 2018Last week Mississippi State University announced a three-year transition plan of its Foundation Sweetpotato Seed Program which is operated out of the Pontotoc Ridge-Flatwoods Branch Experiment Station in Pontotoc, MS.  […]

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Harvest Progresses, Yields ‘Fair’

🕔Oct 12, 2018Mississippi sweet potato fields that missed needed rains in June and July are experiencing favorable harvest conditions in October. Jamie Earp, president of the Mississippi Sweet Potato Council, said yields […]

Mississippi Wheat: Keys to Producing a High Yielding Crop

🕔Oct 11, 2018Wheat acreage across the Mid-South region has been historically low the last few years, but there appears to be some renewed interest as we approach planting time this season. Thankfully, […]

Mississippi: Row Crop Short Course, Starkville, Dec. 3-5

🕔Oct 10, 2018The program for the 2018 Mississippi State University Row Crop Short Course has been finalized and registration is open to those who would like to attend.  The 2018 Row Crop […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Storms Cause Quality Issues in Cotton, Soybeans

🕔Oct 9, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 7, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Dr. Bill Burdine, Union County “Favorable weather allowed harvest to resume mid-week. […]

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Transition Plan for Foundation Seed Program – Podcast

🕔Oct 9, 2018Dr. Stephen Meyers, Extension sweet potato specialist, describes the latest updates concerning the transition plan for the foundation seed program in Mississippi.

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