Mississippi Soybeans: Updated Fertilizer Recommendations Mar 17, 2020

🕔Mar 17, 2020
Fertilizer recommendations are constantly examined and rarely modified, but change came this year after Mississippi State University research demonstrated higher potassium recommendations increase soybean yields. Larry Oldham, soil specialist with […]

Mississippi: MSU Offers Mental Health Assistance to Farmers Nov 18, 2019

🕔Nov 18, 2019
The Mississippi State University Extension Service is doing what it can to make sure everyone in the state’s agricultural community knows there is help available when the stress of life […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Challenged by Reduced Acreage, Shaky Start Oct 18, 2019

🕔Oct 18, 2019
Producers are tracing the mixed results they see from the 2019 Mississippi soybean harvest back to early struggles getting the crop started. Trent Irby, Mississippi State University Extension Service soybean […]

Mississippi: Post-Flood Recovery Meeting, Rolling Fork, Oct. 22 Oct 7, 2019

🕔Oct 7, 2019
A post-flood recovery meeting on Oct. 22 will help tie up some loose ends with information on agronomic and financial considerations for land that was flooded this year. The South […]

Mississippi Cotton: Late Season Heat, Dry Weather Aided State Crop Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019
Parts of Mississippi’s landscape are turning white, but unlike some northern areas, this coloration is caused by cotton bolls opening for harvest, not snow accumulation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: 2019 Crop Should Be Good Sep 27, 2019

🕔Sep 27, 2019
Spring rains created two sweet potato crops in Mississippi, and the later-planted crop is shaping up to be better than the first as harvests get underway. The U.S. Department of […]

Mississippi Corn: Harvest Looks Good Despite Struggles in Season Sep 13, 2019

🕔Sep 13, 2019
A difficult planting season followed by heavy rains and drainage issues challenged corn producers, but growers are still expected to produce a good crop despite these tough conditions. The U.S. […]

Mississippi: Continued Flooding Keeps Farmland Out of Production Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
Although numbers on paper look about right for Mississippi row crops, the reality is actually quite grim in places. Flooding in areas along the Mississippi River and its tributaries is […]

Mississippi: Wet Conditions, Flooding May Delay Planting Mar 15, 2019

🕔Mar 15, 2019
Recent rainfall in north Mississippi has flooded many areas and made much Delta farmland unworkable as the time approaches for planting and other traditional tasks. Mike Brown, state climatologist and […]

Mississippi: Ag Producers Consider Export Options Feb 8, 2019

🕔Feb 8, 2019
Almost 10 percent of Mississippi’s $11 billion in annual exports are agricultural products, and Mississippi State University Extension Service experts are working to see that amount increase. In late January, […]

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