Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Layby Treatments, Heat-Induced Stem Girdling – Podcast

🕔Jun 21, 2018Dr. Stephen Meyers, Extension sweet potato specialist, gives the latest update on the sweet potato crop in Mississippi. He also discusses heat-induced stem girdling.

North Carolina Field Reports: Hot – Planting on Last Legs

🕔Jun 19, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 17, 2018. County Extension Comments Janice Nicholson – Rutherford County Extension Producers are watching the weather to determine when to plant […]

Mississippi: Hope Reigns as Farmers Begin 2018 Plantings

🕔Mar 29, 2018Rains may delay field work, but they don’t dampen farmers’ optimism for 2018. Along with plantings that have already taken place, another sign of the new season is the release […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Drier Conditions Allow Strong Push for Planting

🕔Mar 27, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 25, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Drier field conditions benefited producers who are […]

North Carolina Sweet Potatoes: Section 18 Renewal for Mertect to Control Postharvest Black Rot

🕔Mar 19, 2018The specific exemption section 18 label obtained in 2016 for using Mertect (thiabendazole) for control of black rot (caused by the fungus Ceratocystis fimbriata) postharvest on sweetpotatoes in North Carolina, has […]

Mississippi: Sweet Potato Meeting Shows Export Options

🕔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: Winter Sweetpotato Production Meeting, Pittsboro, Feb. 23

🕔Feb 5, 2018Make plans to attend the 2018 Winter Sweetpotato Production Meeting at the Calhoun County Extension Office in Pittsboro, MS on Friday, February 23rd.

Mississippi: 3 Ag Producer Advisory Meetings Scheduled for Feb.

🕔Feb 2, 2018The 2018 annual agricultural producer advisory meetings kick off in February as Mississippi State University Extension Service personnel report on current projects and listen to producer needs. Three producer advisory […]

Mississippi’s Agriculture Remains a $7B Industry

🕔Dec 19, 2017Agriculture continues to do its part to boost Mississippi’s economy as it remains a $7 billion industry in 2017. Agricultural economists with the Mississippi State University Extension Service released year-end […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Mostly Drier Conditions Aid Harvest, Wheat Planting

🕔Nov 7, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 5, 2017. General Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension This weeks weather conditions were warm and relatively dry. Light rain […]

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