Mississippi Corn: Reproductive Stages, Management Implications

🕔Jul 12, 2019Corn reproductive stages may comprise nearly 60 days for full-season corn hybrids grown in Mississippi at normal planting dates depending upon seasonal heat unit accumulation. Early maturity hybrids (~110 day […]

Mississippi Corn: Mid-Season Crop Update, Management Tips – Podcast

🕔Jun 19, 2019Dr. Erick Larson, MSU Extension – State Corn Specialist and Mr. Nolan Stapleton, MSU Extension Associate – Corn Verification Program discuss some common issues experienced this season and relevant corn […]

Mississippi Corn: Do Top-Dress Timing, Short Plants Affect Yields? – Podcast

🕔Jun 7, 2019Much of Mississippi’s corn is now tasseling. Dr. Erick Larson, MSU Extension – State Corn Specialist and Mr. Nolan Stapleton, MSU Extension Associate – Corn Verification Program discuss some of […]

Mississippi Corn: Tassel Stage – Everything You Need to Know – Podcast

🕔Jun 3, 2019Dr. Erick Larson, MSU Extension – State Corn Specialist and Mr. Nolan Stapleton, MSU Extension Associate – Corn Verification Program discuss why tassel stage is important to corn, when tassel may occur, […]

Corn: How to Determine Growth Stages of Young Plants

🕔May 30, 2019Corn vegetative growth stages are designated by a V with a number following representing fully developed, emerged leaves. Only those leaves which have a leaf collar visible are fully developed […]

Mississippi Corn: When Should I Start Irrigating?

🕔May 30, 2019The Mid-South has experienced a drastic change in the predominant weather patterns recently, prompting the decision of when to start irrigating corn. Of course, this transition is also physiologically challenging […]

Mississippi Corn: After Delays, Planting Plunges into Summer

🕔May 15, 2019Corn producers rushed to finish planting — or replanting — as much as sunny weather has allowed so far in May. Erick Larson, grains specialist with the Mississippi State University […]

Mississippi Corn: Improving Nitrogen Use Efficiency

🕔May 1, 2019Mississippi’s warm, wet climate can pose considerable issues with nitrogen fertilization for corn, which is quite responsive and demands high amounts for optimal productivity. The South’s warm, high rainfall climate […]

Mississippi Corn: New Methods to Assess Stands, Make Replant Decisions

🕔Apr 23, 2019Adverse conditions are causing many corn stand establishment issues this spring. Most issues are resulting from plantings which were planted in late March and early April prior to heavy rainfall […]

Mississippi Corn: How Late Can We Plant?

🕔Apr 10, 2019Recent rains have temporarily halted planting progress across much of the state. It is well known that corn is normally more productive when planted early, primarily because its’ sensitive reproductive […]

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