Mississippi: Rice Water Weevil Densities in Furrow Irrigated Fields

🕔Apr 22, 2019Read Kelly, graduate student under the direction of Dr. Jeff Gore, has been investigating the relationship and densities of rice water weevils in furrow irrigated or row rice.

Mississippi: Row Crop Short Course Presentations Available Online

🕔Apr 22, 2019The 2018 Mississippi State University (MSU) Row Crop Short Course, held in December, showcased presentations by growers, industry experts, and row crop specialists on topics such as nematode management, weed […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Heavy Rains, Tornadoes Keep Farmers from Fields

🕔Apr 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 14, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Lemon Ray Phelps, Marshall County “Many producers have applied burn down herbicide […]

Mississippi Irrigation: Be Sure to Check Those Watermark Sensors

🕔Apr 12, 2019After a long wet winter, irrigation is the last thing on most folks minds. Now that we have a little field work completed and some planting done, here are some […]

Mississippi: South Delta Farmers Wait for Flood Waters to Recede

Flood waters surround the bottom third of a mobile home with trees in the background.
🕔Apr 12, 2019Near a bridge that connects Issaquena and Sharkey counties, Waye Windham leaned toward the side of his boat and dipped a paddle down into flood water to gauge its depth. […]

Alabama: Cotton Blue Disease – A Concern for Growers Going Into 2019 Crop

🕔Apr 12, 2019With an estimated farm gate income of $325 million and yield of 899 pounds lint per acre on 470,000 acres in 2018, cotton is Alabama’s most economically important agronomic crop. […]

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 Field Reports: Good Planting Progress Ahead of Weekend Rains

🕔Apr 8, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 7, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie and Panola Counties “Some fieldwork was accomplished last week […]

Mississippi Rice: Furrow Irrigation Yield Variations

🕔Apr 2, 2019If you ask experienced furrow irrigated rice producers one thing is clear, they recognize only a small, if any, yield reduction. MSU Researchers, recognizing the significant yield reduction observed in […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Conditions Continue to Improve

🕔Apr 2, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 31, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Steve Winters, Grenada County “More fertilizer went out last week. We had […]

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