Mississippi Rice: Effects of Late Season Paraquat Drift

🕔Aug 13, 2019In this multi year study, paraquat drift rate affected rough rice yields from 50% headed to one week prior to harvest.  Rice appeared to be most susceptible between the 50% […]

Mississippi: Moisture Sensors Not Responding to Irrigation

🕔Jun 21, 2019The importance of soil moisture sensors is becoming more evident as we continue forward this growing season.

Mississippi: Sealing Soils Complicates Irrigation

🕔Jun 21, 2019Surface sealing in the Mississippi Delta typically occurs in soils that have a low clay and organic matter content but have a high silt fraction, i.e., most of our silt […]

Mississippi: Row Rice Fields Ready to Plant

🕔Apr 30, 2019One of our MSU row rice cooperators this year sent me the following pictures of his row rice and conventional levee fields. He has burned the row rice field and […]

Mississippi: Rice Water Weevil Densities in Furrow Irrigated Fields

🕔Apr 22, 2019Read Kelly, graduate student under the direction of Dr. Jeff Gore, has been investigating the relationship and densities of rice water weevils in furrow irrigated or row rice.

Mississippi Irrigation: Be Sure to Check Those Watermark Sensors

🕔Apr 12, 2019After a long wet winter, irrigation is the last thing on most folks minds. Now that we have a little field work completed and some planting done, here are some […]

Mississippi Rice: Furrow Irrigation Yield Variations

🕔Apr 2, 2019If you ask experienced furrow irrigated rice producers one thing is clear, they recognize only a small, if any, yield reduction. MSU Researchers, recognizing the significant yield reduction observed in […]

Mississippi Rice: Early Season Paraquat Drift

🕔Mar 14, 2019Off target drift of paraquat has increased with the use of paraquat burndown behind the planter for resistance management.

Mississippi Soybeans: Costs of Irrigation – Flood vs. Furrow

🕔Feb 8, 2019With the decreasing water levels in the Mississippi Alluvial River Valley aquifer and state regulators responding by requiring minimum levels of irrigation water use efficiency practices, MSU Extension was requested […]

Mississippi: Furrow Irrigated Rice – On-Farm Yield, Water Use Evaluations

🕔Feb 4, 2019Bill O’Neal of Allendale Planting Company in Shelby decided to plant furrow irrigated rice om some variable grade, hilly fields on the Delta riverside. Here are his results.

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