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Management Practices to Reduce the Development of Fungicide Resistance in Soybean: Part I, Improving Disease Management Practices

Fungicide resistance has continued to be a hot topic during the off-season. Since 2010, fungicide resistance within the frogeye leaf spot fungal population has been documented in several states including Mississippi. To prevent the development of fungicide resistance from increasing several important steps can be followed. Several of these specific topics will be outlined in this three part series regarding fungicide resistance. . . . → Read More: Management Practices to Reduce the Development of Fungicide Resistance in Soybean: Part I, Improving Disease Management Practices

2014 MSU Grain Sorghum Hybrid Suggestions

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Included are Mississippi State’s suggested grain sorghum hybrids for planting during the 2014 season. These hybrid recommendations are intended for dryland production. . . . → Read More: 2014 MSU Grain Sorghum Hybrid Suggestions

2013 Soybean Variety Trial Disease Ratings: Maturity Group V Frogeye Leaf Spot and Cercospora Blight

Included in this blog post are ratings collected for frogeye leaf spot as well as Cercospora blight from the 2013 Maturity Group V soybean variety trials. Trials were conducted in Brooksville, Clarksdale (irrigated), Falkner, Longwood, Olive Branch, Raymond, Stoneville (clay and loam). The conventional/LibertyLink trial was only conducted at the Brooksville, Falkner, Longwood, and Stoneville (clay) locations. Ratings were collected based on a 0-9 and are presented from each location for each variety so a range of ratings is available across all environments encountered during the 2013 season. . . . → Read More: 2013 Soybean Variety Trial Disease Ratings: Maturity Group V Frogeye Leaf Spot and Cercospora Blight

2013 Soybean Variety Trial Disease Ratings: Maturity Group IV Frogeye Leaf Spot and Cercospora Blight

Included in this blog post are ratings collected for frogeye leaf spot as well as Cercospora blight from the 2013 Maturity Group IV soybean variety trials. Trials were conducted in Brooksville, Clarksdale (irrigated), Falkner, Longwood, Olive Branch, Raymond, Stoneville (clay and loam). The conventional/LibertyLink trial was only conducted at the Brooksville, Falkner, Longwood, and Stoneville (clay) locations. Ratings were collected based on a 0-9 and are presented from each location for each variety so a range of ratings is available across all environments encountered during the 2013 season. . . . → Read More: 2013 Soybean Variety Trial Disease Ratings: Maturity Group IV Frogeye Leaf Spot and Cercospora Blight

2013 MSU Corn Demonstration Program Results

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The MSU Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program evaluates superior corn hybrids from numerous seed companies who participate in the MSU Corn for Grain Hybrid Trials. Our objective is to provide you more opportunity to evaluate premier corn hybrids and substantially supplement the information gathered in the University Hybrid Trials. . . . → Read More: 2013 MSU Corn Demonstration Program Results

Delta Ag Expo, Cleveland, MS – January 23 & 24, 2014

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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

East Mississippi Soybean Variety Trial Report

Attached in this blog post are the variety trial results from the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Verona, MS. Harvested yield as well as variety response to natural infection from Cercospora blight and frogeye leaf spot are included in the associated tables. . . . → Read More: East Mississippi Soybean Variety Trial Report

2013 Small Plot Cotton Variety Trial – Final Data

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Find below All data from the 2013 Small Plot Cotton Official Variety Trial. During 2013, small plot cotton variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Brooksville, Clarksdale, Itta Bena, Senatobia, Starkville, Stoneville, Tunica, and Verona. Variety trial data is segmented into two trials the OVT and CAST Trials. The OVT contains varieties previously tested and New for . . . → Read More: 2013 Small Plot Cotton Variety Trial – Final Data

2013 On-Farm Cotton Variety Trials

Each year the Mississippi State University Extension Service conducts numerous on-farm variety trials in cotton and other crops.  These data are intended to complement small plot official variety trial (OVT) data that are also generated by Mississippi State University personnel.  The on-farm variety trial program in cotton is conducted using 10 varieties with two replications of . . . → Read More: 2013 On-Farm Cotton Variety Trials

Soybean Variety Suggestions for 2014

Variety selection is one of the most critical management decisions associated with soybean production. Factors such as soil type, planting date, irrigation capabilities, row spacing, harvest capacity, and other crops grown all can influence the decision for selecting an appropriate variety for profitable soybean production.

There are a number of excellent varieties available to choose from. The . . . → Read More: Soybean Variety Suggestions for 2014