Mississippi Rice: Managing Armyworms, Blast Disease – Podcast

🕔Jul 11, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist, talk with Dr. Tom Allen and Dr. Jeff Gore about army worm control in rice […]

Mississippi Corn: Disease Situation Heating Up

🕔Jun 27, 2018A little longer post than I would like, but things appear to be heating up in the presence of foliar corn diseases in our production system over the past 10 […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Considering an R3/R4 Automatic Fungicide Application?

🕔Jun 19, 2018For the better part of a decade soybean farmers have benefited from making an automatic fungicide application to soybean fields somewhere between the R3 and R4 growth stages. Many of […]

Mississippi Corn: Could Weather Limit Effectiveness of Your ‘Tassel Shot’ Application?

🕔May 25, 2018The early-planted Mississippi corn crop is approaching tassel, which signifies the beginning of the important reproductive stages. Additionally, the weather has been fluctuating widely over the past several weeks, presenting […]

Mississippi Soybeans: 2017 OVT Foliar Disease Ratings – Maturity Group V

🕔Apr 2, 2018Field evaluations of the Maturity Group V entries in the MSU OVT were conducted at each of the locations where trials were planted (Brooksville (n=2), Clarksdale, Hickory Flat, Longwood, Olive Branch, Raymond, […]

Mississippi Soybeans: 2017 OVT Foliar Disease Ratings – Maturity Group IV

🕔Apr 2, 2018Field evaluations of the Maturity Group IV entries in the MSU OVT were conducted at each of the locations where trials were planted (Brooksville (n=2), Clarksdale, Hickory Flat, Longwood, Olive Branch, Raymond, […]

Mississippi Cotton: Target Spot – 2017 Lucedale OVT Disease Rating Results

🕔Jan 30, 2018Target spot continues to be a hot discussion topic this winter. Lots of questions regarding what fungicide treatments work (not much looks positive here) and which varieties may appear to […]

Mississippi: Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations

🕔Nov 24, 2017All of the entries in the 2017 Mississippi State University Official Variety Trials (OVT) were evaluated for their reaction to the stem canker fungus.  In addition, a few varieties (n=19) were added to […]

Mississippi: Soybean Stem Canker – 2017 Visual Observations

🕔Nov 20, 2017Several comments have been voiced about typographic errors or a harvest issue regarding the harvested yield from the Clarksdale official variety trial. Variety entries exhibiting extremely low yield, in some […]

Mississippi Soybeans: 2017 Variety Demonstration Program Summary

🕔Nov 3, 2017The MSU Extension Soybean Variety Demonstration Program is conducted using a set of varieties with proven performance.  These varieties are grown in a production setting on various soil types and […]

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