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. Updates provided through this resource include current issues as well as soybean Extension and research updates.
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This season’s corn crop is generally much later than normal and far behind the pace of last year’s crop. Thus, even the earliest fields will need additional irrigation or rainfall for several more weeks. This article discusses crop progress and methods to schedule and terminate irrigation water for corn. . . . → Read More: How long will we need to Irrigate this Corn Crop?
Vegetative growth stages of corn or sorghum are determined by counting the number of fully emerged leaves with leaf collars present. This can be used to anticipate growth and determine appropriate timing of many management decisions, including herbicide application, sidedress fertilizer, etc…. . . . → Read More: Video – How to Identify Corn Vegetative Growth Stages
More and more growers are applying various management inputs around tassel stage in order to improve efficiency and corn productivity. This article discusses how crop physiology affects the potential yield response and appropriate timing. . . . → Read More: The Tassel Shot: What is the Best Timing?
Considering the persistent rainfall we have had this spring, it will likely be very important to optimize nitrogen fertilizer management this season. This newsletter discusses best management practices for corn nitrogen fertilization. These recommendations reduce the risk of nitrogen loss and can improve crop response when wet weather is prevalent during the spring. . . . → Read More: Tips to Improve Nitrogen Response for Mid-South Corn
You must provide numerous resources and management to optimize the opportunity for corn plants to produce high yields. Of course, favorable weather plays a huge role as well. This article describes areas where we can improve corn yield potential. . . . → Read More: Top Ten Keys to High Corn Yields
March is here, expectations are high and our fields may dry out soon, if rain holds off. So when should we start planting corn? This article gives tangible recommendations for determining suitable planting time when nature throws us curveballs. . . . → Read More: When is it Time to Start Planting Corn?
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: 2012 MSU Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Results
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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Corn harvest will be upon us much sooner than normal and expectations are generally much higher than recent years. However, we still need to get this corn crop out of the field and safely deliver it to market. Methods to successfully harvest your corn crop may vary depending on several factors. . . . → Read More: When is the Best Time to Start Corn Harvest?