Good Agricultural and Handling Practices for Producers of Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, and Nuts Training- A Certificate Program When: March 18, 2016 Time: 9:30 am-12:00 pm Where: Calhoun County Extension Office, 121 Parker St., Pittsboro, MS The Good Agricultural
Black rot is on the minds of many sweetpotato producers in the United States. The fungal disease was reported in North Carolina in 2015, and there have been at least three diagnosed incidence of black rot in Mississippi since last
Mississippi State University will host its 3rd Annual Sweetpotato Field Day Thursday August 27 at the Pontotoc Ridge-Flatwoods Branch Experiment Station (8320 Hwy 15 S., Pontotoc, MS 38863). Registration is free. Breakfast and lunch are provided. CCA credits are available.
Due to a lack of post-emergence herbicides for use in sweetpotato, sweetpotato weed management is front-loaded with pre-emergence herbicides early in the growing season. For the last several years the following herbicide program has provided the most consistent control of
Good Agricultural and Handling Practices for Producers of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables and Nuts Training- A certificate program When: March 4, 2015 (Wednesday) Time: 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 noon Where: Calhoun County Extension Office 121 Parker St., Pittsboro,
The next few days will be abnormally frigid in North Mississippi. This increases the risk of chilling injury to sweetpotatoes in storage, and those being transported to or from packing sheds. Chilling injury occurs when roots are exposed to temperatures
The 2015 Mississippi Winter Sweetpotato Production Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday February 11th at the Calhoun County Extension Office (121 Parker St. Pittsboro, MS 38951). Registration will begin at 8:30 A.M. The program will run 9:00 A.M. through lunch. A
Mississippi State University will host its Second Annual Sweetpotato Field Day on Wednesday August 20th at the Pontotoc Ridge-Flatwoods Branch Experiment Station (8320 Hwy 15 S., Pontotoc, MS 38863). The program for the field day is below. Please contact Stephen
North Mississippi Research and Extension Center’s Agronomic Row Crops Field Day on Thursday, August 7
The North Mississippi Research and Extension Center’s Agronomic Row Crops Field Day on Thursday, August 7 will present the latest research to the area’s row-crop farmers and consultants. The field day will be from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lee County Agri-Center Magnolia Conference Center on Highway 145 South in Verona.