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Soybean Frogeye Leaf Spot: Management Decisions for the Disease Following an R3/R4 Strobilurin Application

Soybean Frogeye Leaf Spot: Management Decisions for the Disease Following an R3/R4 Strobilurin Application

🕔20:17, 28.Jul 2013

Frogeye leaf spot continues to be one of the main foliar diseases observed in the 2013 soybean crop. In several situations a fungicide has applied and frogeye continues to be an issue. In the current blog post several pieces of information are included to help aid decisions in whether or not a particular variety may be susceptible or resistant to frogeye. In addition, a table of the labeled fungicide products for use to prevent yield loss as a result of frogeye leaf spot are included.

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Soybean Minute Radio Program

🕔11:30, 12.Jul 2013

The Soybean Minute is a new radio program that can be heard on the Mississippi AgriNews Network. These reports, sponsored by the Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board and the United Soybean Board, offer the latest information on soybean production in Mississippi.

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Wheat Disease Update: March 30, 2013

Wheat Disease Update: March 30, 2013

🕔09:45, 30.Mar 2013

Stripe rust continues to be observed throughout scattered fields in the Delta. In addition, leaf rust was confirmed in isolated cases over the past week. Keep in mind that not all fields will require a fungicide application to prevent yield loss. Scout wheat fields at this time for stripe rust hot spots (small in size = less than 3 feet in diameter; to large in size = several trucks) and determine the wheat variety present before deciding on a fungicide application.

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2012 Small Plot Official Cotton Variety Trials

🕔18:16, 11.Feb 2013

Find below the final version of the 2012 Small Plot Cotton Official Variety Trial. During 2012, small plot cotton variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Clarksdale, Rolling Fork, Schlater, Senatobia, Starkville, Stoneville, Tribbett, Tunica, and Verona. Variety trial

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2013 Grain Sorghum Hybrid Recommendations

2013 Grain Sorghum Hybrid Recommendations

🕔17:53, 9.Feb 2013

Included are Mississippi State’s suggested grain sorghum hybrids for planting during the 2013 season. These hybrid recommendations are intended for dryland production.

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2012 County Cotton Variety Trials

🕔21:45, 5.Feb 2013

The Mississippi State University Extension Service conducts large plot, on-farm variety trials each year.  These trials are intended to complement the small plot Official Variety Trials (OVT) that are conducted under the guidance of Dr. Bobby Golden.  Large plot trials

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2012 MSU Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Results

2012 MSU Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Results

🕔14:34, 24.Dec 2012

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.

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2013 Soybean Variety Suggestions

2013 Soybean Variety Suggestions

🕔10:11, 5.Dec 2012

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

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Preliminary 2012 Rice On-Farm Variety Trial Information

🕔16:15, 15.Nov 2012

In an effort to get information out in a timely, I am posting a preliminary copy of the 2012 Rice On-farm Variety Trial Booklet. Any questions, please do not hesistate to contact us.

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2012 Row Crop Short Course

🕔10:05, 15.Nov 2012

The 2012 Row Crop Short Course will be held from December 3-5, 2012 at the Bost Extension Center on the campus of Mississippi State University.  Pre-registration is free of charge until November 30 and will be $40 thereafter including at

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2012 Cotton OVT Preliminary Data Tables

🕔17:53, 12.Nov 2012

Find below a preliminary copy of the 2012 Cotton Variety Trial data tables. During 2012, small plot cotton variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Clarksdale, Rolling Fork, Schlater, Senatobia, Starkville, Stoneville, Tribbett, Tunica, and Verona.  This year the

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2013 MSU Short List of Suggested Corn Hybrids

2013 MSU Short List of Suggested Corn Hybrids

🕔15:18, 25.Oct 2012

This effort lists those corn hybrids which have demonstrated superior grain yield performance in the MSU Corn for Grain Hybrid Trials. Approximately 80 corn hybrids representing the vast majority of seed companies in the Mid-south participate in the MSU hybrid trials. This information should help you better assess relative corn hybrid productivity and profitability in future seasons for either irrigated or dryland culture.

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2012 MSU Short List of Suggested Wheat Varieties

2012 MSU Short List of Suggested Wheat Varieties

🕔11:08, 25.Aug 2012

This article lists those wheat varieties which have demonstrated superior productivity in the MSU Wheat and Oat Variety Trials and summarizes their characteristics. This impartial information should help you better assess how many variety traits potentially work to affect wheat performance on your farm next season.

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Choosing Winter Wheat Varieties with Tolerance to Leaf and Stripe Rust

Choosing Winter Wheat Varieties with Tolerance to Leaf and Stripe Rust

🕔09:14, 6.Aug 2012

Six locations of the MS wheat variety trial plots were rated for the presence of leaf and stripe rust. Included is information regarding the reaction of each of the varieties contained to aid in determing the best wheat varieties with rust tolerance to plant for the 2012/2013 season.

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Delta Research and Extension Center’s Corn/Soybean (July 19) and Rice (July 31) Agronomic Crop Field Days

🕔11:25, 13.Jun 2012

The DREC will be holding two separate field days, one for corn and soybean on July 19 and one for rice on July 31.

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North Mississippi Research and Extension Center Agronomic Row Crops Field Day

🕔10:35, 11.Jun 2012

The biennial North Mississippi Research and Extension Center Agronomic Row Crops Field Day will be held at the Lee County Agri-Center, Magnolia Conference Center, Highway 145 South of Verona, on Thursday, August 9, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

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Soybean Variety Selection Tool

Soybean Variety Selection Tool

🕔09:33, 23.Mar 2012

Variety selection is one of the most critical components in maximizing soybean yields. Soil type, planting date, maturity group, and many other factors are key components in selecting the correct variety for your farm. The Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board offers a tool to aid you in your selection.

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Grain Sorghum Hybrid Recommendations

Grain Sorghum Hybrid Recommendations

🕔17:34, 21.Feb 2012

There is considerably more interest in growing grain sorghum this year. This article gives some suggestions and resources for evaluating hybrids which could be suited for dryland grain sorghum production in Mississippi.

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2011 Official Cotton Variety Trial Booklet Correction

🕔16:23, 13.Feb 2012

Find below the final version of the 2011 Cotton Official Variety Trial. During 2011, small plot cotton variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Clarksdale, Rolling Fork, Schlater, Senatobia, Starkville, Stoneville, Tribbett, and Verona. Variety trial data is segmented

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2011 MSU Row Crop Short Course Video Links

🕔20:02, 4.Feb 2012

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

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2011 On-Farm Cotton Variety Trials

🕔22:58, 29.Jan 2012

In 2011, 21 on-farm cotton variety trials were conducted by the Mississippi State University Extension Service.  18 Roundup Ready Flex and 3 Liberty Link trials were conducted at locations throughout the Delta and hill regions of the state.  The objective

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2011 MSU Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Results

2011 MSU Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Results

🕔15:17, 20.Dec 2011

The MSU Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program evaluates superior corn hybrids from numerous seed companies who participate the the MSU Corn for Grain Hybrid Trials. MSU Extension Service Agents coordinate locations with grower cooperators in their region, and supervise plots during the season. Our objective is to provide you more opportunity to evaluate premier corn hybrids and substantially supplement the information gathered in the university hybrid trials.

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2011 Preliminary Cotton OVT Data Tables

🕔15:54, 28.Nov 2011

Find below a preliminary copy of the 2011 Cotton Official Variety Trial data tables. During 2011, small plot cotton variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Clarksdale, Rolling Fork, Schlater, Senatobia, Starkville, Stoneville, Tribbett, and Verona.  Variety trial data

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2011 Rice Short Course Presentations and Preliminary Rice Variety Trial Booklet

🕔16:27, 21.Nov 2011

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.

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2012 MSU Short List of Suggested Corn Hybrids

2012 MSU Short List of Suggested Corn Hybrids

🕔17:40, 7.Nov 2011

This effort lists those corn hybrids which have demonstrated superior grain yield performance in the MSU Corn for Grain Hybrid Trials. This information is intended to evaluate corn hybrid genetics in either irrigated or dryland culture, which may help you better assess relative hybrid productivity and profitability in future seasons.

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