Mississippi Cotton, Soybeans: Rains Batter Crops Mid-Harvest Oct 5, 2018

🕔Oct 5, 2018Most of Mississippi’s corn and rice crops had been harvested when prolonged, late-September rains soaked much of the state, but the wet weather could not have come at a worse […]

Mississippi: Sweet Potato Field Day, Pontotoc, Aug. 30 Aug 13, 2018

🕔Aug 13, 2018Sweet potato producers, crop consultants, agricultural industry representatives and the general public will learn about ongoing Mississippi State University sweet potato research and outreach efforts at a field day Aug. 30. […]

Mississippi: Soybean Growers Wait Out Trade War Aug 3, 2018

🕔Aug 3, 2018Mississippi’s soybean crop is in good or excellent condition, but growers are losing access to some foreign markets due to circumstances beyond their control. Earlier this year, President Donald Trump […]

Sunbelt Expo: Mississippi Cotton, Soy, Corn, Peanut Farmer Wins State Title, 2018 Jul 27, 2018

🕔Jul 27, 2018Lonnie Fortner has been named the Mississippi winner of the 2018 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award. He joins 9 other state finalists for the overall award that […]

Mississippi: Seed Technology Short Course, Stoneville, July 31-Aug. 1 Jun 11, 2018

🕔Jun 11, 2018Seed-applied technologies and seed treatment processes will be among the topics covered at this year’s MSU Seed Technology Short Course.    The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural […]

Mississippi Cotton: Strong Market Drives Acreage Up May 18, 2018

🕔May 18, 2018Growers may be on their way to planting more cotton in Mississippi soil than they have in 11 years, despite a late start. Darrin Dodds, cotton specialist for the Mississippi […]

Mississippi: 2 Crop Pest and Disease Control Trainings, June 5, 6 May 14, 2018

🕔May 14, 2018Two half-day training sessions next month will provide expertise on pest and disease control on small farms. The Alliance of Sustainable Farms will sponsor theses “Integrated Pest and Disease Management” […]

Mississippi: Sweet Potato Meeting Shows Export Options Feb 23, 2018

🕔Feb 23, 2018Sweet potato growers in Mississippi have been part of a growing industry in recent years, but they can do even better if they capitalize on export options. That was the […]

Mississippi: 2017 Saw Rebounds in Cotton, Soybean Values Dec 19, 2017

🕔Dec 19, 2017The 2017 production value of Mississippi’s four largest row crops is forecasted to outperform the previous year by more than 7 percent. Brian Williams, agricultural economist with the Mississippi State […]

Mississippi: Sustainability Training Workshop, West Point, Nov. 17 Nov 6, 2017

🕔Nov 6, 2017The Mississippi State University Extension Service invites producers interested in protecting natural resources on their land to attend an upcoming conservation landowner workshop. The Sustainability Training in Agricultural Resources Systems […]

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