Flint on Crops: Prepare for Uncertainty – Commentary

🕔Oct 16, 2017This week I want to depart from my usual subject matter and pick up a subject that I feel may be important to many people, not only those of us […]

Flint on Crops: The Year of the Five Lock Boll? – Commentary

🕔Oct 9, 2017This time of year in the South people who don’t commonly pay much attention to fields as they pass by begin to notice the ones that have been planted to […]

Flint on Crops: Harvest Is a Special Time – Commentary

🕔Oct 2, 2017As the month of September passed and October begins we can look back on a year that has proven to be unique as all of them are. Weather has played […]

Flint on Crops: Soil Compaction Can Be Managed – Commentary

🕔Sep 25, 2017As they go about harvesting this year’s crop growers are seeing the effects of soil compaction in fields of all crops. In many cases the symptoms have been visible as […]

Flint on Crops: Time to Think About Cover Crops – Commentary

🕔Sep 18, 2017There is nothing more important on any farm than the quality of the soil. And there seem to be a lot more ways to damage the quality than to improve […]

Flint on Crops: Can We Predict Hurricanes? – Commentary

🕔Sep 11, 2017The words, weather and prediction probably should not be included in one sentence since there are so many unknown factors that contribute to the way weather occurs. However, as we […]

Flint on Crops: Late Cotton Needs More Summer – Commentary

🕔Sep 4, 2017One of the statements that I have made many times through the years to cotton growers is “The cotton plant knows more about producing cotton than any of us ever […]

Flint on Crops: Walk Your Fields to Verify Problems – Commentary

🕔Aug 28, 2017In the time since my early years working with my dad on our farm in Attala County I have known that farmers need to spend time in their fields on […]

Flint on Crops: Soybeans – Red Banded Stinkbugs Are the Top Issue – Commentary

🕔Aug 21, 2017There have been times through the years when one topic has dominated the discussion among producers, Extension workers, researchers, and industry people. This is one of those times as the […]

Flint on Crops: Is This a Perfect Storm for Pests? – Commentary

🕔Aug 14, 2017We have seen weather like this before. In fact, the kind of weather pattern we are now experiencing may have been the most common in this region for decades, centuries, […]

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