A monster that lives by eating the dead is hiding underground, and it has developed a taste for soybeans. For the past two years, Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station researchers have […]
Bubba Simmons makes a return visit to the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville, this time representing the Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board. Bubba, Jason, and Tom discuss the mechanisms for […]
The 2021 Mississippi Row Crop Short Course will be held at the Cotton Mill Conference Center in Starkville from December 6-8. Registration is free through November 16, after which there […]
Mississippi State University annually conducts Variety Trials of public and private wheat and oat varieties: MAFES Wheat and Oat Variety Trials. These variety trials were grown at seven locations in cropping […]
Midsouth Cotton: Cotton Defoliation Heats Up Sep 24, 2021
Cotton defoliation is underway on most farms, and the number of defoliated acres will continue to grow over the next two weeks. Although the crop is still late compared with previous years, it is still a predominantly heavy top crop.
Rice harvest is well underway in the northern rice production area of the mid-south where a high percentage of U.S. rice is grown. In general, yields have been good to […]
Justin McCoy calls into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to share his ideas on fall fertilization. Justin, Jason, and Tom discuss soil sampling, fertilizer sources and application timings, […]
Despite all the talk about improving soil health, soil carbon, cover crops and other hot topics, it may be easy to overlook the considerable impact that crop residue management has […]
The weather is cooperating with some areas more than others. East Louisiana and Arkansas are experiencing perfect harvest weather, but it’s been raining in south Mississippi for four days with another week of rain in the forecast.
Mississippi’s corn crop faced challenges ranging from a midseason flood to an early-September hurricane, but yields and quality look positive on the nearly complete harvest. On Sept. 13, the U.S. […]