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

🕔Jan 21, 2018Ernie 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, 2017Having 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, 2017Through 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: Yields Are Different for a Reason – Commentary

🕔Nov 27, 2017We 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, 2017Not 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, 2017As 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, 2017The 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, 2017This 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 […]

Flint on Crops: It’s Time to Plant Winter Cereal Grains – Commentary

🕔Oct 30, 2017Even though many livestock producers have already planted their cool season forage crops the time is just now getting about right to plant those fields of wheat, oats, triticale, or […]

Flint on Crops: The Focus Factor Is Critical – Commentary

🕔Oct 23, 2017Through the years I have been guilty of selecting a certain issue or factor to be the most important one among many with regard to success in the business of […]

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