Mississippi: Wheat Acreage Begins Rebound as Prices Soar Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
Climbing market prices for wheat are beginning to earn growers’ attention in Mississippi. The state’s wheat acreage is trending back up after several years of historic lows, and this year’s […]

Mississippi: Producers Expect to Plant More Cotton, Soybeans in ‘22 Apr 4, 2022

🕔Apr 4, 2022
More than half of the 4.29 million total acres of row crops expected to be planted this year in Mississippi are soybean fields, but the growth in cotton acreage may […]

Mississippi: Pecans Slightly Behind Schedule but Promising Nov 1, 2021

🕔Nov 1, 2021
Harvest is slightly behind schedule for Mississippi’s pecan crop due to a cold, wet spring and early summer, but quality and yield are looking good so far in much of […]

Mississippi: Low Broadband Access Hinders Modern Producers May 10, 2021

🕔May 10, 2021
From computer programs that regulate moisture sensors to smartphone apps that allow growers to monitor market data, most facets of agriculture continue their shift to digital platforms. This transition makes […]

Mississippi: Producer Advisory Council Meetings Go Virtual Feb 3, 2021

🕔Feb 3, 2021
Each February marks the occasion for producers to share their research and programming needs with Mississippi State University agricultural specialists in person. To comply with COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, the […]

Mississippi: Focus Group Sessions Pinpoint Farming Stressors Jan 7, 2021

🕔Jan 7, 2021
Researchers from the Mississippi State University Extension Service are looking to collect row-crop farmers’ feedback on stress related to farming. The focus group sessions are part of the MSU Extension […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Growers Rush to Harvest Before Delta Visits Oct 8, 2020

🕔Oct 8, 2020
Soybean growers in the Mississippi Delta are hustling to beat Hurricane Delta. Row crop producers across the state are joining in the scramble to harvest as many of their crops […]

Mississippi: Corn Posts Solid Harvest Despite Struggling Start Oct 1, 2020

🕔Oct 1, 2020
A soggy planting season dissuaded some Mississippi producers from planting corn this year, but those who stuck with the crop have mostly been rewarded with a solid harvest. Initial planting […]

Mississippi: Sweet Potato Growers Face Challenges Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
This year’s sweet potato harvest is ramping up, and initial reports from the field indicate an average yield for 2020. The variability in expected yield from field to field can […]

Mississippi Rice: Crop Looks Promising as Harvest Approaches Aug 7, 2020

🕔Aug 7, 2020
Rice harvest is approaching in the Mississippi Delta, and early signs point to good yields in 2020. Bobby Golden, rice specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and an […]

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