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Impact of Hurricane Isaac on Soybean Rust and Potential Management Decisions

Impact of Hurricane Isaac on Soybean Rust and Potential Management Decisions

🕔11:48, 31.Aug 2012

Over the past six weeks soybean rust has been detected in numerous soybean fields throughout Mississippi.  Even though it appears that a large number of counties have soybean plants infected with the disease, at present only low levels of soybean

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Soybean Harvest Aids

🕔08:43, 28.Aug 2012

Soybean harvest has begun in several places around the state. According to the USDA Agricultural Statistics Service in Mississippi, 34% of the soybean acreage is dropping leaves and 9% has been harvested. Yield reports at this point are optimistic in

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Soybean Foliar Disease Update: August 21, 2012

Soybean Foliar Disease Update: August 21, 2012

🕔16:52, 21.Aug 2012

Foliar disease in the soybean crop continue to be observed throughout MS. Presently, soybean rust has been detected in 11 counties, with Lowndes, Noxubee, and Winston being the most current finds (8/21/2012). In addtiion, frogeye leaf spot and Cercospora blight continue to be observed across a greater number of acres.

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Terminating Soybean Irrigation

Terminating Soybean Irrigation

🕔18:51, 15.Aug 2012

At this point in the growing season, those with irrigation capabilities are looking at their crop to decide how much additional water it will take to finish things off. Scattered rains over the last few days have helped make this

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Soybean Update and Additional Management Considerations

Soybean Update and Additional Management Considerations

🕔16:08, 3.Aug 2012

To date, the majority of Mississippi’s soybean crop is either blooming, setting pods, or turning color in places. Some isolated fields in parts of Bolivar, Issaquena, and Washington counties have been harvested over the past 10 days. Since July 4,

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Soybean Rust Update: July 30, 2012

Soybean Rust Update: July 30, 2012

🕔08:46, 30.Jul 2012

Additional soybean rust has been detected in MS as of last Thursday. At present, 5 counties (George, Issaquena, Jefferson, Pearl River, Pike) contain extremely light soybean rust infections in either commercial soybean fields (George, Jefferson, Pike) or in soybean sentinel plots (Issaquena, Pearl River).

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General soybean disease update: July 21, 2012

General soybean disease update: July 21, 2012

🕔15:38, 21.Jul 2012

Numerous foliar diseases in our soybean production system are being observed. Frogeye leaf spot, aerial blight, Cercospora blight, and southern blight have been observed on numerous acres at this time.

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First Findings of Kudzu Bugs in Mississippi

First Findings of Kudzu Bugs in Mississippi

🕔18:07, 18.Jul 2012

On Friday July 13th a former graduate student from Clemson was traveling through the Vicksburg, MS area where she stopped at a gas station and noticed six adult kudzu bugs on a vehicle in close proximity to a kudzu patch. 

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Soybean Rust Detected in a Sentinel Plot and Commercial Soybean Fields in George County

Soybean Rust Detected in a Sentinel Plot and Commercial Soybean Fields in George County

🕔06:34, 16.Jul 2012

Soybean rust has been detected for the first time during the 2012 season in George County in southeastern, MS. Additional information regarding the specific find as well as management scenarios are included in the blog update. Stay tuned for additional information regarding the presence of soybean rust in the MS soybean crop on the blog, at www.sbrusa.net, and through the free telephone hotline (1-866-641-1847) that provides information regarding the presence of soybean rust in AR, LA, and MS and is sponsored by the Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board.

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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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Soybean Crop Update and Management Considerations

🕔18:13, 19.Jun 2012

We are all thankful for the recent rains that were received throughout the majority of the state. These rains were certainly welcomed, especially in those areas that have remained dry for the last several weeks. Many places received adequate rainfall,

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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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Soybean Hail Damage

Soybean Hail Damage

🕔17:28, 30.May 2012

Several soybean fields around the state have unfortunately been impacted from hail associated with recent storms. The big question in these cases is whether or not to replant. This is always a difficult question to answer. Several things need to

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Soybean Variety Selection Tool

Soybean Variety Selection Tool

🕔09:33, 23.Mar 2012

Variety selection is one of the most critical components in maximizing soybean yields. Soil type, planting date, maturity group, and many other factors are key components in selecting the correct variety for your farm. The Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board offers a tool to aid you in your selection.

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