Mississippi: 3 Ag Producer Advisory Meetings Scheduled for Feb.

🕔Feb 2, 2018The 2018 annual agricultural producer advisory meetings kick off in February as Mississippi State University Extension Service personnel report on current projects and listen to producer needs. Three producer advisory […]

Mississippi: Cover Crops Present Challenges, Advantages

🕔Jan 22, 2018Producers who plant winter crops with no intention of harvesting them reap the benefits of soil conservation, weed control and nutrient retention. On the flip side, however, the practice of […]

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: Wild Hog Presence Threatens Wildlife

🕔Sep 29, 2017The number of wild hogs living in an area determines the severity of their impact on wildlife, as these invasive creatures eat any source of nutrition they can find. Bronson […]

Mississippi Cotton: Late Crop Needs More Heat and Dry Weather

🕔Sep 15, 2017Rain, cool weather, more rain and some wind have slowed cotton maturation, but since the crop was a little behind schedule, the damage may be less than if harvest were […]

Mississippi Corn: Growers Expect Record Harvest for 2017

🕔Sep 1, 2017Mississippi producers are optimistic that the remnants of Hurricane Harvey that moved through the state in late August were not enough to stop corn harvests from reaching a new record. […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Early Planting Helps State’s Crop

🕔Jul 28, 2017Most of the state’s soybean crop has a very good yield potential despite some challenges coming late in the season. Trent Irby, soybean specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension […]

Mississippi Corn: Too Wet to Plant for a Fourth of the State

🕔Apr 24, 2015Almost three-fourths of the state’s corn crop has been planted,  but many areas — especially farms outside the Delta — still have been too wet to plant. “Rainfall has definitely […]



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