Dr. Stephen Meyers, Extension sweet potato specialist, gives the latest update on the sweet potato crop in Mississippi. He also discusses heat-induced stem girdling.
Crop 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 […]
Rains 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 […]
Crop 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 […]
The 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 […]
Sweet 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 […]
Make plans to attend the 2018 Winter Sweetpotato Production Meeting at the Calhoun County Extension Office in Pittsboro, MS on Friday, February 23rd.
The 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 […]
Agriculture 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 […]
Crop 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 […]