Mississippi Corn: Tips to Prepare for a Successful Harvest Aug 8, 2022

    🕔Aug 8, 2022
    Corn harvest should ramp up soon as grain matures and dries down to an agreeable moisture for harvest. Corn maturity is generally a bit later than normal, primarily related to […]

    Mississippi Corn: How to Estimate Yield Prior to Harvest Aug 3, 2022

    🕔Aug 3, 2022
    There is a method you can estimate corn yield by thoroughly sampling random ears in a field. It will take some effort, knowledge and luck to represent a field, but […]

    Mississippi Corn: Identifying Reproductive Stages and Management Implications Jul 18, 2022

    🕔Jul 18, 2022
    Corn reproductive stages may comprise nearly 60 days for full-season hybrids grown in Mississippi at normal planting dates depending upon seasonal temperatures. Corn maturation is closely correlated to temperatures and […]

    Mississippi Corn: Why Did Kernels Near the Ear Tip Not Fill? Jul 18, 2022

    🕔Jul 18, 2022
    Incomplete kernel set is something hard to ignore when you peel back husks to evaluate your corn crop. This year we have obviously had plenty of heat stress, but often […]

    Mississippi Corn: When to Terminate Irrigation Jul 18, 2022

    🕔Jul 18, 2022
    Corn maturation may vary depending on planting date, but our earlier plantings are now denting and actively filling kernel size and weight. Assuming the crop is already made, particularly when […]

    Mississippi: Wheat Acreage Begins Rebound as Prices Soar Jun 21, 2022

    🕔Jun 21, 2022
    Climbing market prices for wheat are beginning to earn growers’ attention in Mississippi. The state’s wheat acreage is trending back up after several years of historic lows, and this year’s […]

    Mississippi Corn: How Important Is Timing of Tassel Applications? May 31, 2022

    🕔May 31, 2022
    Mississippi’s corn crop is spread out across a considerable range of planting dates, with early fields approaching tassel. We know that corn is most sensitive to environmental stress at tasseling […]

    Mississippi Corn: How to Identify Vegetative Growth Stages – Video May 17, 2022

    🕔May 17, 2022
    Vegetative growth stages of corn or sorghum are determined by counting the number of fully emerged leaves with leaf collars present.  Only those leaves which have a leaf collar visible […]

    Mississippi Corn: When Should We Start Irrigating to Enhance Yield Potential? May 17, 2022

    🕔May 17, 2022
    The Midsouth has started transitioning into summer earlier than normal, prompting decisions of when to start irrigating corn. This dramatic environmental shift is challenging to our corn crop because it […]

    Mississippi Corn: How to Determine Vegetative Growth Stages May 9, 2022

    🕔May 9, 2022
    Corn vegetative growth stages are designated by a V followed by a number representing fully emerged leaves. Only those leaves which have a leaf collar visible are fully developed and […]


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