Corn reproductive stages generally comprise about 60 days for corn hybrids grown in Mississippi at normal planting dates. Identification of these stages is critical for making prudent management decisions and anticipating crop response to practices and environmental conditions. . . . → Read More: Identifying Corn Reproductive Growth Stages and Management Implications
Dry early season conditions have prompted much conversation about the proper time to initiate irrigation for corn. This scenario usually generates a lot more anxiety than necessary because early season wilting is certainly not something we are very accustomed to. . . . → Read More: When should I start Irrigating Corn?
Mississippi State University has named Dr. Jason Krutz as Extension/Research Irrigation Specialist at the Delta Research and Extension Center . . . → Read More: MSU hires Jason Krutz as Irrigation Specialist for DREC
This is a brief review of the many agronomy, breeding, pest management, soil fertility, and water conservation research projects funded by the Mississippi Rice Promotion Board. . . . → Read More: 2011 Rice Research Report
The 2011 Mississippi State University Row Crop Short Course was held from December 5 – 7, 2011. Topics covered during the Row Crop Short Course included insect and weed management, fertility management, agronomic aspects of crop production, and a farm bill update among others. Nearly all presentations from the 2011 Row Crop Short Course were recorded . . . → Read More: 2011 MSU Row Crop Short Course Video Links
I would like to thank everyone for attending the Rice Short Course. At much request, I have included copies of the presentations made at this short course. Also, I have attached a preliminary copy of the Rice Variety Trial Booklet. . . . → Read More: 2011 Rice Short Course Presentations and Preliminary Rice Variety Trial Booklet
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 December 5th – 7th, 2011.
Pre-registration is free of charge until November 25th, 2011. Registration after . . . → Read More: 2011 Row Crop Short Course
The 2011 cotton crop is progressing nicely in spite of being somewhat late. Defoliation applications have taken place on some of the earliest planted cotton near Port Gibson as well as on small acreage near Benoit. In general, open bolls are beginning to appear in more and more fields.
To that end, a quick review of irrigation . . . → Read More: Irrigation Termination in Cotton
As we close out another growing season a reoccurring question continues to be asked, “When can I terminate irrigation in my soybeans?” . . . → Read More: Irrigation Termination on Soybean
Irrigated Corn Verification Fields are nearly mature, but did require a final irrigation this week to provide ample moisture to sustain the crop to physiological maturity. Some slight root lodging also recently occurred, but otherwise harvest progress should commence soon. Late-planted dryland fields still have a long way to go and are under drought stress. . . . → Read More: Corn Verification Crop Progress Update