Mississippi: Cover Crop Field Day, Rolling Fork, Jan. 19

🕔Jan 12, 2018The Mississippi State University Extension Service invites producers, landowners and professionals in the Delta to a Cover Crop Field Day Jan. 19. Carter Farms in Rolling Fork will host the free […]

Mississippi: Clethodim-Resistant Italian Ryegrass Management Options

🕔Jan 12, 2018Italian ryegrass has been one of the primary weed problems during burndown in Mississippi for nearly 15 years. Most populations are resistant to the “fop” family of ACCase herbicides due […]

Mississippi: Blueberry Workshop, Hattiesburg, Jan. 23

🕔Jan 5, 2018An afternoon workshop will help Mississippi commercial blueberry growers brush up on the latest research and training related to their crop. The Mississippi State University Extension Service is hosting the […]

Mississippi: Winter Commodity Conference Hosted by Farm Bureau, Jackson, Jan. 22-23

🕔Jan 4, 2018The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Winter Commodity Conference will be held January 22-23, 2018, at the MFBF Building located at 6311 Ridgewood Road in Jackson, Mississippi.  This is a 2-day event which […]

Mississippi: Forestry remains steady despite 2017 challenges

🕔Dec 20, 2017Despite a slow housing market and other lingering effects of the recession, Mississippi’s forests remain the state’s second most valuable agricultural commodity for 2017.   John Auel, an assistant Extension professor […]

Mississippi’s Agriculture Remains a $7B Industry

🕔Dec 19, 2017Agriculture continues to do its part to boost Mississippi’s economy as it remains a $7 billion industry in 2017. Agricultural economists with the Mississippi State University Extension Service released year-end […]

Mississippi: Pecan Workshop, Raymond, Jan. 18

🕔Dec 19, 2017A daylong Mississippi State University Extension Service workshop Jan. 18 will provide an in-depth look at horticulture and pest management with pecan orchards. The Pecan Education Workshop will be held from 8 a.m. […]

Mississippi: 2017 Saw Rebounds in Cotton, Soybean Values

🕔Dec 19, 2017The 2017 production value of Mississippi’s four largest row crops is forecasted to outperform the previous year by more than 7 percent. Brian Williams, agricultural economist with the Mississippi State […]

Mississippi: 2017 Cotton Variety Trial Preliminary Data

🕔Dec 18, 2017Cotton variety trials were conducted throughout Mississippi in 2017.  Small plot official variety trials (OVT) were conducted at 9 locations, while large plot, on-farm trials were conducted at 17 locations.

Flint on Crops: Christmas and Agriculture Are Close Allies – Commentary

🕔Dec 18, 2017Having been raised on a farm here in Attala County I may be biased when I say that Christmas is likely the most important time of year of those of […]

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