Mississippi Cotton: Varietal Response to Target Spot in 2018 Jan 25, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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 […]

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