In 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% […]
The importance of soil moisture sensors is becoming more evident as we continue forward this growing season.
Surface 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 […]
One 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 […]
Read 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.
After 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 […]
If 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 […]
Off target drift of paraquat has increased with the use of paraquat burndown behind the planter for resistance management.
With 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 […]
Bill 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.