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 […]

Mississippi: Wet Conditions, Flooding May Delay Planting

🕔Mar 15, 2019Recent rainfall in north Mississippi has flooded many areas and made much Delta farmland unworkable as the time approaches for planting and other traditional tasks. Mike Brown, state climatologist and […]

Arkansas Corn: How Late Can I Plant Without Yield Loss?

🕔Mar 14, 2019“How late can I plant corn” seems to be the topic on most corn growers mind lately as the wet weather pattern that started last summer has continued to keep […]

Mississippi Corn: Overcoming Planting Challenges in 2019

🕔Feb 26, 2019Rainy weather since last fall has left many crop acres in precarious condition entering the 2019 planting season. Late harvest and wet soils prevented raised beds from being implemented last […]

Mississippi Sorghum: 2019 Hybrid Suggestions

🕔Feb 19, 2019Grain Sorghum is a warm-season grass crop that is very drought and heat tolerant, compared to many other major crops, making it well-adapted to hot, droughty climates. Grain sorghum is […]

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: Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Results

🕔Nov 29, 2018Selecting well-adapted and superior corn hybrids is critical to the success and profitability of your farm. Accordingly, Mississippi State goes to great lengths to evaluate, assess and analyze corn hybrid […]

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