Mississippi Field Reports: Weather Continues to Slow Planting

🕔Apr 23, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 22, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Lemon Ray Phelps, Marshall County “Hay producers made a few spray applications […]

Mississippi: Corn Planting, Progress Hindered by Cold, Rain

🕔Apr 20, 2018More than half of Mississippi’s expected corn crop has been planted and is emerging, although cool and wet weather have made progress difficult. Erick Larson, grain crops agronomist with the […]

Rice: Planters Rolling Where Fields are Dry; Texas Fields Greening Up

🕔Apr 20, 2018Texas Derrol Grymes The Texas Gulf Coast rice crop is finally starting to shape up. With warmer weather and a little bit of sunshine these past few days, the fields […]

Mississippi Soybeans: No Redbanded Stink Bugs Found Overwintering in State

🕔Apr 18, 2018Currently, we have sampled crimson clover as far south as Lucedale, MS, along with sampling in all parts of the state.  As of now we have found zero redbanded stink bugs, […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Late Week Planting Stalled by More Rain

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “More corn was planted the latter part of […]

Mississippi Poultry: Low Production Prices, Healthy Demand

🕔Apr 13, 2018With low feed prices and healthy demand for broilers and eggs, the Mississippi poultry industry is poised for another productive year. “Prices for feed grains have remained in line throughout […]

Mississippi: Slugs Favor Cool, Wet Weather, and Residue

🕔Apr 10, 2018I have recently received a few call about slugs in corn. I suspect this will increase in more crops as planting continues and they begin to emerge. Slug problems usually […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Rains Keep Growers Indoors

🕔Apr 10, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 8, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “Rain first of the week along […]

Oklahoma: Firefighting Resources Reduced As Fire Danger Improves

🕔Apr 9, 2018The combination of extremely dry fuels and anticipated weather conditions prompted the need for additional resources to assist Oklahoma Forestry Services (OFS) and firefighters across the state with wildland fire […]

Mississippi: RISER Irrigation Program Results Positive

🕔Apr 6, 2018The Row-Crop Irrigation Science and Extension Research (RISER) was developed as a science based approach to evaluating irrigation Best Management Practices here in the Delta. The RISER program is designed […]

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