Cotton – Midsouth – Shortening Maturity In A Late Crop? See Simple Tip From Darrin Dodds – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔May 15, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Questions, comments, complaints? My door is always open. Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation […]

AgFax Midsouth Cotton: At This Rate, Will There Be Enough Seed And Gins?

🕔May 3, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor OVERVIEW Cotton planting gained momentum this week with nearly ideal conditions across a wide area…up to a point. Rain is in the forecast late in the week […]

Mississippi: Row Crop Short Course Presentations Available Online

🕔Apr 22, 2019The 2018 Mississippi State University (MSU) Row Crop Short Course, held in December, showcased presentations by growers, industry experts, and row crop specialists on topics such as nematode management, weed […]

Mississippi State Cotton Specialist Darrin Dodds Named Department Head

🕔Mar 21, 2019Mississippi State University Extension Cotton Specialist Darrin Dodds has been named the head of the university’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences. A 12-year veteran of the department, Dodds takes […]

Mississippi Cotton: Varietal Response to Target Spot in 2018

🕔Jan 25, 2019During 2018, the cotton official variety trial at Lucedale and Stoneville was evaluated for the response to target spot. Natural infection occurred during the season and plots were evaluated for […]

Mississippi: Efficient Fertilizer Use Brings Crop Dividends

🕔Jan 23, 2019Farms profit margins vary as input costs rise and market prices fluctuate, making every expense significant. Profit margins, input costs and returns on investment were addressed at the 2018 Row […]

Mississippi: Pesticide Applicator Certification Required for Dicamba Training – CORRECTION

🕔Jan 11, 2019An additional certification requirement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is now in place for individuals who plan to apply dicamba in Xtend cropping systems. Individuals working under the direct […]

Mississippi Cotton: 2018 Variety Trial Data

🕔Jan 9, 2019The final data for small plot official variety trials (OVT) as well as large plot, on-farm variety trials is now available.  Official variety trials were conducted at a total of […]

Mississippi: Row-Crop Values Find Thin Margins in 2018

🕔Dec 19, 2018Cotton will not return to the throne as king of Mississippi’s row crops, but the former monarch did provide one of the few bright spots in 2018 commodity value estimates. […]

Mississippi Row Crop Short Course – Where It Came From, Where It’s Going – Podcast

🕔Dec 3, 2018Dr. Angus Catchot, Extension entomologist, talks with Dr. Darrin Dodds, Extension cotton specialist, about the Mississippi State University Row Crop Short Course being held December 3rd through 5th at the […]

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