Flint on Crops: Farming Is Like Gambling – Use a System to Beat the Odds Dec 16, 2019

🕔Dec 16, 2019
There are risks in every form of activity but one of the most necessary for life is agriculture. Producers certainly recognize this fact but the independence they enjoy along with […]

Ernie Flint, Miss. State Extension Area Specialist, Succumbs To Cancer Jan 21, 2018

🕔Jan 21, 2018
Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Regional Extension Specialist and a regular contributor to AgFax.Com, died Saturday, January 20. The cause of death was oral cancer. A memorial service is set […]

Flint on Crops: Christmas and Agriculture Are Close Allies – Commentary Dec 18, 2017

🕔Dec 18, 2017
Having been raised on a farm here in Attala County I may be biased when I say that Christmas is likely the most important time of year of those of […]

Flint on Crops: We Often Ignore the Basics – Commentary Dec 11, 2017

🕔Dec 11, 2017
Through the years since I started working with farmers in the mid 1970’s there has been a growing awareness of how many producers choose to bypass or intentionally ignore some […]

Flint on Crops: Drought Can Affect Soil Test Results – Commentary Dec 4, 2017

🕔Dec 4, 2017
We have discussed this topic several times through the years, but it seems to be one of those things that can’t find a good place to stay in our minds. […]

Flint on Crops: Yields Are Different for a Reason – Commentary Nov 27, 2017

🕔Nov 27, 2017
We often underestimate our abilities to explain what we see as crops respond to field conditions from one year to the next. I can’t decide whether this stems from a […]

Flint on Crops: Sustainability Is Not a Dirty Word – Commentary Nov 20, 2017

🕔Nov 20, 2017
Not very long after coming to work with the Extension Service I met one of the most colorful people of my entire career. He was not a native to the […]

Flint on Crops: Tillage Can Delay Cotton Maturity – Commentary Nov 13, 2017

🕔Nov 13, 2017
As we work through the years there always seems to be something that we have not considered or have not experienced that teaches us. This year we have experienced something […]

Flint on Crops: How Large or Small Is a “Farm”? – Commentary Nov 6, 2017

🕔Nov 6, 2017
The concept of scale is something that seems to come up in almost every part of our lives, and I suppose this has always been true. However, I think we […]

Flint on Crops: Short List for Wheat Basics Oct 31, 2017

🕔Oct 31, 2017
This is just a short list of basic practices for wheat. It’s time for that decision to be made, and the planting of wheat is a very positive move from […]

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