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Delta Research and Extension Center’s Agronomic Crops Field Day, June 17, 2014

A corn, cotton, peanut, and soybean field day is scheduled for June 17th at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, MS. The general theme of the field day will include pertinent information for mid-season row crop issues. . . . → Read More: Delta Research and Extension Center’s Agronomic Crops Field Day, June 17, 2014

Future of Agriculture Graduate Student Competition Results

2014 Flyer

The results from the Second Annual Future of Ag Graduate Student Competition are included in this post. . . . → Read More: Future of Agriculture Graduate Student Competition Results

2,4-D and Dicamba Reduce Control of Italian Ryegrass

Control of glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass was reduced with glyphosate plus Select Max at reduced rates when combined with 2,4-D Ester and/or Clarity. . . . → Read More: 2,4-D and Dicamba Reduce Control of Italian Ryegrass

Future of Agriculture Graduate Student Competition Program

2014 Flyer

On February 6th 2014, Mississippi State University will host the second annual “Future of Agriculture Graduate Student Competition”. The competition will be open to M.S. and Ph.D. students working in production agriculture. . . . → Read More: Future of Agriculture Graduate Student Competition Program

Delta Ag Expo, Cleveland, MS – January 23 & 24, 2014

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Attached please find the agenda for the Delta Ag Expo in Cleveland, MS. Make careful note that the dates of the meeting have changed from previous years due to a minor scheduling conflict with the Bolivar County Exposition Center. . . . → Read More: Delta Ag Expo, Cleveland, MS – January 23 & 24, 2014

Soybean Variety Suggestions for 2014

Variety selection is one of the most critical management decisions associated with soybean production. Factors such as soil type, planting date, irrigation capabilities, row spacing, harvest capacity, and other crops grown all can influence the decision for selecting an appropriate variety for profitable soybean production.

There are a number of excellent varieties available to choose from. The . . . → Read More: Soybean Variety Suggestions for 2014

Italian Ryegrass Control in Winter Wheat

Wheat infested with Italian ryegrass

Italian ryegrass is a serious weed in wheat production and continues to spread across much of Mississippi. The increasing prevalence of Italian ryegrass in grower fields is compounded by the lack of control from many commonly used herbicides, such as ALS inhibitors and glyphosate. . . . → Read More: Italian Ryegrass Control in Winter Wheat

Evaluation of Wheat Varieties for Metribuzin Tolerance

Annual bluegrass (Poa annua)

Metribuzin is an important herbicide for controlling numerous weed species in wheat. However, wheat varieties may differ in tolerance to metribuzin. This article shows our evaluations of wheat varieties included in the current MSU Wheat Variety Trials for metribuzin tolerance. This should help you better assess potential for wheat crop injury. . . . → Read More: Evaluation of Wheat Varieties for Metribuzin Tolerance

Harvest Aid Options in Soybean

R8 soybean in need of a harvest aid

While weeds can create problems for harvest equipment, many producers see the benefit of a harvest aid in creating a more rapid and efficient harvest in the absence of weeds . . . → Read More: Harvest Aid Options in Soybean

Soybean Irrigation Termination

Determining when to terminate irrigation in soybean can be difficult. When making this decision, the goal is to make sure that adequate soil moisture is available to ensure that the soybean seeds reach maximum size. Terminating irrigation too soon can result in decreased seed size which ultimately will mean that maximum yield potential may not be . . . → Read More: Soybean Irrigation Termination