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
Maintaining nitrogen applied as a pre-flood application is an important topic for rice farmers. Nitrogen can be lost by at least three different methods, two of which are considered to be bad since the N will become unavailable for plant uptake. . . . → Read More: Protecting Your Preflood Nitrogen
Dr. Jeff Johnson, Head of the Delta Research and Extension Center, has assigned responsibility for Extension in rice to Dr. Bobby Golden. Dr. Golden will serve in this capacity until a suitable candidate is identified for the Rice Agronomist/Extension Specialist position, which is currently open at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville. Dr. Goldenâ€™s . . . → Read More: Bobby Golden Assigned Extension Responsibility for Mississippi Rice
Annual report of Mississippi Rice Promotion Board is now available online. . . . → Read More: Mississippi Rice Promotion Board Annual Report Available
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
Typical visual symptomology of Zn deficient corn tissue
I have been fielding calls from many producers and consultants within the last week about zinc applications with corn planting season shortly around the corner. Zinc deficiency in corn generally occurs early in the season (V2-V5) and manifests itself by producing a distinct interveinal chlorosis and/or white mid-leaf . . . → Read More: Don’t Overlook Zinc in your Corn Fertility Program
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
The 2013 Row Crop Short Course will be held at the Bost Extension Center on the campus of Mississippi State University from December 2 – 4, 2013. The 2013 Row Crop Short Course will begin with an irrigation symposium hosted by Dr. Jason Krutz along with several other crop specialists and other irrigation experts from Mississippi . . . → Read More: 2013 Row Crop Short Course
A common question that I have received from numerous consultants over the last several days is as follows. Hey donâ€™t hammer me, but what happens if we mistakenly burned our corn stubble after we spread fall mixed good fertilizer and lime? At the speed in which we harvest and prepare for the next planting season in . . . → Read More: Stubble Burning after Fall Fertilization – Am I Ok?
After harvest, you immediately 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 addresses the pro’s and con’s of crop residue and associated management options, including burning. . . . → Read More: Burning Stalks – What does it Really Cost?