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Stubble Burning after Fall Fertilization – Am I Ok?

Stubble Burning after Fall Fertilization – Am I Ok?

🕔08:44, 13.Sep 2013

A common question that I have received from numerous consultants over the last several days is as follows.  Hey don’t hammer me, but what happens if we mistakenly burned our corn stubble after we spread fall mixed good fertilizer and

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Soybean Irrigation Termination

🕔09:10, 4.Sep 2013

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

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Soybean Irrigation Termination Turn-Row Field Day

🕔18:41, 23.Aug 2013

Terminating soybean irrigation too early can result in lower yield due to decreased seed size. At the same time, irrigating when the crop no longer needs water can be a waste of time and resources. On Friday, August 30, 2013

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Soybean Minute Radio Program

🕔11:30, 12.Jul 2013

The Soybean Minute is a new radio program that can be heard on the Mississippi AgriNews Network. These reports, sponsored by the Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board and the United Soybean Board, offer the latest information on soybean production in Mississippi.

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Corn Foliar Disease Update: June 26, 2013

Corn Foliar Disease Update: June 26, 2013

🕔16:30, 26.Jun 2013

Corn diseases continue to be a hot topic throughout the MS corn production area. Most field calls have been regarding common rust as well as northern corn leaf blight. However, over the past two weeks numerous calls regarding nutrient and irrigation stresses have been answered that were initially thought to be disease. In addition, with the recent information from Louisiana regarding the observation of Goss’s wilt in LA (a rare event in their production system) agriculturists should know that disease as well as crop stresses can be initially misdiagnosed as diseases that are not normally present in our production system such as Goss’s wilt.

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2012 Small Plot Official Cotton Variety Trials

🕔18:16, 11.Feb 2013

Find below the final version of the 2012 Small Plot Cotton Official Variety Trial. During 2012, small plot cotton variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Clarksdale, Rolling Fork, Schlater, Senatobia, Starkville, Stoneville, Tribbett, Tunica, and Verona. Variety trial

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Future of Agriculture Graduate Student Competition

Future of Agriculture Graduate Student Competition

🕔12:38, 8.Feb 2013

On February 7th 2013, Mississippi State University hosted the first annual “Future of Agriculture Graduate Student Competition”. The goals of this event were to provide students an opportunity to present their research findings to a diverse audience that included growers, consultants and industry personnel and interact with people from different segments of the agricultural community.

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2012 County Cotton Variety Trials

🕔21:45, 5.Feb 2013

The Mississippi State University Extension Service conducts large plot, on-farm variety trials each year.  These trials are intended to complement the small plot Official Variety Trials (OVT) that are conducted under the guidance of Dr. Bobby Golden.  Large plot trials

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2013 Soybean Variety Suggestions

2013 Soybean Variety Suggestions

🕔10:11, 5.Dec 2012

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

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2012 Row Crop Short Course

🕔10:05, 15.Nov 2012

The 2012 Row Crop Short Course will be held from December 3-5, 2012 at the Bost Extension Center on the campus of Mississippi State University.  Pre-registration is free of charge until November 30 and will be $40 thereafter including at

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2012 Cotton OVT Preliminary Data Tables

🕔17:53, 12.Nov 2012

Find below a preliminary copy of the 2012 Cotton Variety Trial data tables. During 2012, small plot cotton variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Clarksdale, Rolling Fork, Schlater, Senatobia, Starkville, Stoneville, Tribbett, Tunica, and Verona.  This year the

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Delta Crop Summit – November 13, 2012, Stoneville, MS

🕔13:16, 26.Oct 2012

The 2012 Delta Crop Summit will be held on Tuesday, November 13, in Stoneville, MS. Please see the attached schedule.

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Bacterial Blight of Cotton Update: July 13, 2012

Bacterial Blight of Cotton Update: July 13, 2012

🕔07:25, 13.Jul 2012

For the second year in a row bacterial blight of cotton has been observed on numerous acres in the MS production system. Compared to 2011, twice as many counties have been observed to contain infected plant material.

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Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. malvacearum in Mississippi

Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. malvacearum in Mississippi

🕔10:02, 4.Jul 2012

Inoculation trials were conducted during the 2011 season to determine the response of several popular cotton varieties to the bacterial blight organism. The attached blog post is a poster that was presented at the 2012 Beltwide Cotton Conferences that were held in Orlando, FL in January 2012.

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R.R. Foil Plant Science Research (North Farm) Center Field Day – July 19, 2012

🕔18:26, 3.Jul 2012

It has been a number of years since a field day was conducted at the R.R. Foil Plant Science Research center near the campus of Mississippi State University.  To that end, a row crop field day will be held on

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Scouting Cotton for Bacterial Blight

Scouting Cotton for Bacterial Blight

🕔11:26, 29.Jun 2012

Bacterial blight of cotton has once again been observed in the MS cotton production area. Angular lesions associated with the disease can easily be confused with many other foliar diseases as well as other important issues in cotton. Observe the photos for help in scouting for the disease that until the past two seasons has been a fairly rare occurrence in MS.

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Delta Research and Extension Center’s Corn/Soybean (July 19) and Rice (July 31) Agronomic Crop Field Days

🕔11:25, 13.Jun 2012

The DREC will be holding two separate field days, one for corn and soybean on July 19 and one for rice on July 31.

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Zinc Deficient Corn Observed in MS Delta

Zinc Deficient Corn Observed in MS Delta

🕔20:14, 21.Apr 2012

Over the last several weeks corn has either passed or approached the V2-V5 stage of corn growth. During this time we have received numerous calls about corn having a yellow, streaky appearance. Many of the fields we received calls on

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2011 Official Cotton Variety Trial Booklet Correction

🕔16:23, 13.Feb 2012

Find below the final version of the 2011 Cotton Official Variety Trial. During 2011, small plot cotton variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Clarksdale, Rolling Fork, Schlater, Senatobia, Starkville, Stoneville, Tribbett, and Verona. Variety trial data is segmented

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2011 Preliminary Cotton OVT Data Tables

🕔15:54, 28.Nov 2011

Find below a preliminary copy of the 2011 Cotton Official Variety Trial data tables. During 2011, small plot cotton variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Clarksdale, Rolling Fork, Schlater, Senatobia, Starkville, Stoneville, Tribbett, and Verona.  Variety trial data

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2011 Row Crop Short Course

🕔09:40, 7.Nov 2011

On behalf of the Mississippi State University Extension Service we would like to cordially invite you to attend the 2011 Row Crop Short Course to be held at the Bost Extension Center on the campus of Mississippi State University from

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Early Season Production System (ESPS) Still Fit Mississippi Production?

Early Season Production System (ESPS) Still Fit Mississippi Production?

🕔13:53, 17.Oct 2011

As soybean varieties change and new traits and germplasm are brought forward it would stand to reason that the tried and proven ESPS still fits today’s practices.

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Post-Harvest Crop Residue Management

Post-Harvest Crop Residue Management

🕔17:34, 26.Sep 2011

After harvest, you face management decisions as you begin preparing fields for next year’s crop. Corn produces far more residue than most crops we are accustomed to, so it can cause considerable benefits or anxiety depending upon how you view it. This article attempts to address the pro’s and con’s of crop residue.

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