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Posts From Jason Bond, Research/Extension Weed Scientist

MS Agricultural Industry Council – Row Crop Update

MS Agricultural Industry Council – Row Crop Update

🕔22:41, 19.Jul 2017

You are welcome to attend the Row Crop Update at the Mississippi Agricultural Industry Council Conference. The conference is hosted at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama on Wednesday, July 26.

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Thrips and Herbicide Co-Applications

Thrips and Herbicide Co-Applications

🕔14:34, 2.Jun 2017

There is no question that we are seeing increased tolerance to the seed treatments with tobacco thrips in cotton. We made an effort this year to encourage the use of acephate either in-furrow or as an overtreatment to the normal

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Barnyardgrass Control in Mississippi Delta Crops

Barnyardgrass Control in Mississippi Delta Crops

🕔11:16, 7.Apr 2017

Herbicide mixtures can have a large influence on barnyardgrass control with glyphosate.

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Enlist and Xtend:  What Buffers are Mandatory?

Enlist and Xtend: What Buffers are Mandatory?

🕔09:13, 29.Mar 2017

Labeling for new auxin herbicide products detail requirements that either restrict application or require buffers between the treated field and sensitive areas or susceptible crops.

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Control Palmer Amaranth Early

Control Palmer Amaranth Early

🕔10:46, 23.Mar 2017

Many fields in Mississippi already contain emerged Palmer amaranth.

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Enlist and Xtend:  What Mixtures Are Approved?

Enlist and Xtend: What Mixtures Are Approved?

🕔09:38, 23.Mar 2017

New auxin herbicide products have associated websites, which are considered extensions of the federal labels, that list additives and herbicides approved for mixture.

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Preplant Intervals for 2,4-D and Dicamba Applied as Burdown in Mississippi

Preplant Intervals for 2,4-D and Dicamba Applied as Burdown in Mississippi

🕔12:04, 17.Mar 2017

Observing the preplant intervals for 2,4-D and dicamba prior to planting is important.

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Enlist and Xtend:  What Boom Specifications Are Required?

Enlist and Xtend: What Boom Specifications Are Required?

🕔16:14, 16.Mar 2017

New labels for herbicide products to be used in Enlist and Xtend crops have unique application specifications.

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Enlist and Xtend:  At What Growth Stages Can I Spray?

Enlist and Xtend: At What Growth Stages Can I Spray?

🕔14:57, 8.Mar 2017

New auxin herbicide-resistant crop technologies are not a return to the days when Palmer amaranth of any size could be completely controlled with a single herbicide application

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Enlist and Xtend:  What Are the Herbicide Rates?

Enlist and Xtend: What Are the Herbicide Rates?

🕔09:23, 1.Mar 2017

New herbicide-resistant technologies offer the option to use herbicides previously not labeled for in-season application in cotton and soybean

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Enlist and Xtend:  What Can I Spray and on Which Crops Can I Spray It?

Enlist and Xtend: What Can I Spray and on Which Crops Can I Spray It?

🕔08:46, 24.Feb 2017

New herbicide-resistant crop options are available for 2017 in the form of the Enlist Weed Control System from Dow Agrosciences and the Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System from Monsanto.

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Spring Tillage Ineffective for Glyphosate-resistant Italian Ryegrass Control

Spring Tillage Ineffective for Glyphosate-resistant Italian Ryegrass Control

🕔11:32, 17.Feb 2017

Spring tillage with the intent of controlling GR Italian ryegrass is nearly futile.

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Don’t Underestimate Italian Ryegrass in Mississippi Rice Fields

Don’t Underestimate Italian Ryegrass in Mississippi Rice Fields

🕔09:36, 11.Feb 2017

Fields to be planted to rice that contain glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass should be managed aggressively

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Online Auxin Herbicide Training Starts February 13

Online Auxin Herbicide Training Starts February 13

🕔10:17, 3.Feb 2017

Mississippi producers interested in purchasing auxin-containing herbicides intended for in-crop use on 2,4-D- or dicamba-tolerant crops must first complete mandatory online training.

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Control Italian Ryegrass Before Planting Corn

Control Italian Ryegrass Before Planting Corn

🕔10:06, 3.Feb 2017

An early burndown targeting Italian ryegrass is more critical in fields to be planted to corn than those that will be planted to other crops.

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Control Italian Ryegrass Early

Control Italian Ryegrass Early

🕔14:46, 20.Jan 2017

An early burndown application in January or early-February for Italian ryegrass allows time to determine how well the first application worked and flexibility in deciding how to control escapes.

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Management Suggestions for Glyphosate-Resistant Italian Ryegrass

Management Suggestions for Glyphosate-Resistant Italian Ryegrass

🕔11:09, 13.Oct 2016

The best chance for reliable glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass control is with residual herbicides applied in the fall.

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Identifying Late Season Soybean Growth Stages

Identifying Late Season Soybean Growth Stages

🕔22:19, 19.Aug 2016

As we approach soybean physiological maturity, determining the specific soybean growth stage can aid in several important management decisions. Distinct differences exist between the R6 and R6.5 growth stage.

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Soybean Harvest Aids

Soybean Harvest Aids

🕔22:04, 19.Aug 2016

Over the past week, following the excessive rainfall received through most of the soybean production area, several calls have been received regarding soybean seed sprouting in the pods.

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Bacterial Panicle Blight of Rice Observed in Multiple Delta Fields

Bacterial Panicle Blight of Rice Observed in Multiple Delta Fields

🕔15:54, 18.Aug 2016

Bacterial panicle blight has been a rare disease in MS rice production systems.  Over the past several years, bacterial panicle blight has only been observed in years when high temperatures occurred for extended periods of time during flowering.  The specific

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Rice Leaf Blast Confirmed in Mississippi

Rice Leaf Blast Confirmed in Mississippi

🕔20:24, 24.Jul 2016

Leaf blast has been observed in the MS rice crop for the better part of the last three weeks. In most cases, lesions were observed in areas of fields where the floodwater was less than four inches.

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Managing Palmer Amaranth on Field Borders

Managing Palmer Amaranth on Field Borders

🕔13:51, 15.Jul 2016

Controlling GR Palmer amaranth on turnrows and ditchbanks has become a critical component to weed control.

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Rice Disease Calendar

Rice Disease Calendar

🕔11:53, 28.May 2016

Included in this blog post are a rice disease calendar. Information presented in the calendar deals with the most commonly observed rice diseases throughout the MS rice production area. In general, the occurrence of diseases on rice will depend on the planting date, general field history as related to previous crop, and the environmental conditions throughout the season.

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Thrips Pressure Starting off Heavy in MS Cotton

Thrips Pressure Starting off Heavy in MS Cotton

🕔20:37, 20.May 2016

Calls about thrips treatments in seedling cotton have been picking up substantially this week. As ryegrass and other ditchbank hosts begin to dry down, thrips numbers will likely increase in the next couple weeks. The 100% chance of rain today (5/20) now

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Barnyardgrass Management in the Mississippi Delta

Barnyardgrass Management in the Mississippi Delta

🕔08:28, 29.Mar 2016

Barnyardgrass that is allowed to survive and produce seed in soybean can cripple a rice weed control program the following year.

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