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 […]

Mississippi: Row Crop Short Course, Starkville, Dec. 3-5

🕔Oct 10, 2018The program for the 2018 Mississippi State University Row Crop Short Course has been finalized and registration is open to those who would like to attend.  The 2018 Row Crop […]

Mississippi Cotton, Soybeans: Rains Batter Crops Mid-Harvest

🕔Oct 5, 2018Most of Mississippi’s corn and rice crops had been harvested when prolonged, late-September rains soaked much of the state, but the wet weather could not have come at a worse […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Harvest Still Held Hostage By The Weather – AgFax

🕔Sep 13, 2018In the Delta, defoliation applications and a small amount of picking have started up again in parts of the region after rains over the last week put things on hold. A […]

Mississippi Cotton: 3 Upcoming Defoliation Training Sessions

🕔Aug 17, 2018A series of cotton defoliation training sessions will be held in Mississippi over the next couple of weeks.  Given that a portion of this crop will defoliated somewhat earlier than […]

Mississippi Cotton: Irrigation Termination

🕔Aug 13, 2018We have reached the time of year when irrigation is typically terminated in many areas of the state.  Our recommendation for irrigation termination is as follows.  For furrow irrigated fields, […]

Mississippi Cotton: Parrot-Beaked Bolls

🕔Aug 6, 2018Several calls and pictures have came in this week regarding “parrot-beaked” cotton bolls.  There are a number of things that can result in parrot beaked bolls including insect damage, heat […]

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