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Mississippi Crop Progress Report: May 9, 2011

Mississippi Crop Progress Report: May 9, 2011

🕔14:39, 11.May 2011

Week ending May 8, 2011 Released: 3:00 P.M., May 9, 2011 According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Mississippi, there were 4.4 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, May 8, 2011. Last week started with rain

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Market Update

🕔09:12, 6.May 2011

As concerns mount about the potential damage to Mississippi crops from the flooding of the Mississippi River and its tributaries, many are left with more questions than answers.  For those with crop insurance we are being told to remain in contact with

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Poultry Litter Quarantine Update.

🕔15:36, 4.May 2011

As of Friday, May 6, litter can NOT be hauled in or from the following counties in Mississippi: Covington Forest Jasper Jones Lamar Perry Wayne This quarantine is in place due an outbreak of the disease ‘ILT’ in February apparently

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Mississippi Crop Progress Report: May 1, 2011

Mississippi Crop Progress Report: May 1, 2011

🕔09:58, 3.May 2011

Week ending May 1, 2011 Released: 3:00 P.M, May 2, 2011 According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Mississippi, there were 2.7 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, May 1, 2011. The deadly storms that moved

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O.A. Cleveland Weekly Cotton Report: April 29th, 2011

O.A. Cleveland Weekly Cotton Report: April 29th, 2011

🕔08:46, 2.May 2011

New York futures, led by the expiring May contract and the spot July contract, continued its three week downturn. However, while the new crop December did lose some 500points, the new crop maintained most of its bullish posture owing to severe weather problems in the Southwest and increasing problems for growers in the Midsouth.

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Mississippi Crop Progress Report:  April 11, 2011

Mississippi Crop Progress Report: April 11, 2011

🕔07:22, 13.Apr 2011

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Mississippi, there were 4.6 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, April 10, 2011. Fieldwork was slowed down last week by rain showers, but the outlook for farmers is generally

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World Agricultural Supply and Demand Report Recap

🕔10:35, 8.Apr 2011

USDA released its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report earlier this morning (Friday, April 8).  The report revealed few changes for grains as soybeans and corn had no wholesale changes to their balance sheets.  Rice and wheat

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Mississippi Crop Progress Report April 3, 2011

Mississippi Crop Progress Report April 3, 2011

🕔11:16, 6.Apr 2011

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Mississippi, there were 4.2 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, April 3, 2011. A week of wet weather persisted with thunderstorms and scattered showers sweeping through Mississippi. The rain

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Nitrogen Stabilizers

🕔17:02, 31.Mar 2011

Nitrogen is important for crop growth and production.  Managing this valuable input for maximum plant availability is critical to ensure optimum economic returns while minimizing the potential for negative environmental effects.  Urea is the standard N fertilizer product for rice

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Ground Speed Affects Spray Droplet Deposition

Ground Speed Affects Spray Droplet Deposition

🕔14:20, 11.Mar 2011

As producers prepare for spray applications this growing season, it is imperative to consider proper spray nozzle selection. As ground speed increases, the orifice size of the nozzle must be increased to maintain the desired GPA. A larger orifice naturally produces larger droplets which equates to poor coverage with contact herbicides. With this in mind, it is recommended to make spray applications at a reasonable ground speed that allows for the use of a spray nozzle that will produce a medium droplet size conducive for contact herbicides.

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March 11 Precision Agriculture Workshop

🕔11:44, 3.Mar 2011

A precision agriculture workshop has been scheduled for Friday, March 11, 2011, in Hattiesburg, MS.  Producers, agri-business, and extension are all welcome to attend.  There is no registration fee, but please register so that we can have a count for

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Calcium and Magnesium For Mississippi Crops

🕔15:22, 17.Feb 2011

Calcium and Magnesium For Mississippi Crops Calcium (Ca) and (Mg) magnesium are positively charged secondary nutrients. They are generally adequate in most Mississippi soils with favorable pH and organic matter levels. They affect acidity when applied to the soil, and

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