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Video – How to Identify Corn Vegetative Growth Stages

Video – How to Identify Corn Vegetative Growth Stages Updated

🕔12:15, 17.May 2024

This video shows how to identify vegetative growth stages of corn or sorghum in the field. In this case we inspect two different examples of corn that have progressed into rapid growth stages.

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How to Determine Corn Vegetative Growth Stages

How to Determine Corn Vegetative Growth Stages Updated

🕔11:55, 17.May 2024

Vegetative growth stages of corn are determined by counting the number of fully emerged leaves with leaf collars present. It is important to appreciate this methodology since it is a basis for timing many management practices, including herbicide application, sidedress fertilizer, and others.

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Grain Sorghum Planting and Early Management Recommendations

Grain Sorghum Planting and Early Management Recommendations Updated

🕔10:26, 17.May 2024

Grain sorghum has some unique characteristics differing from our major row crops. This article discusses key planting and management practices needed to successfully plant sorghum and get it off to a strong start this spring.

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Where to Install Soil Moisture Sensors for Pivot Irrigation

Where to Install Soil Moisture Sensors for Pivot Irrigation Updated

🕔13:52, 14.May 2024

Small plot and on-farm research in Mississippi have shown that using soil moisture sensors to schedule irrigations can reduce water applied while maintaining or improving yield and profitability relative to other methods. However, placement and installation affect the accuracy of

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Agronomic Scout Schools (June 2024)

Agronomic Scout Schools (June 2024) Updated

🕔09:24, 13.May 2024

The Mississippi State Row Crop Team will be hosting three scout schools in 2024.  The program will cover insects, disease, fertility, and agronomy. These events are free of charge, and all are welcome. Each scout school will serve as an

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Redbanded Stink Bug Survey of 2024

Redbanded Stink Bug Survey of 2024 Updated

🕔09:00, 13.May 2024

Over the last month, we have been conducting the redbanded stink bug ditch bank surveys. To date, we have not found any redbanded stink bugs in the following counties: Attala Choctaw Hinds Holmes Leake Madison Montgomery Oktibbeha Webster Winston Yazoo

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2024 Thrips Considerations

2024 Thrips Considerations Updated

🕔17:18, 9.May 2024

At-planting: Since the development of widespread resistance to neonicotinoid seed treatments, we have been recommending the use of Acephate (Orthene) at planting, either as an overtreatment at 6.4 oz per cwt or up to a pound in-furrow. For several years,

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2024 Grain Sorghum Hybrid Suggestions

2024 Grain Sorghum Hybrid Suggestions Updated

🕔15:56, 5.May 2024

This article lists those sorghum hybrids which have demonstrated superior yields in the Mississippi Grain Sorghum Hybrid Trials. Thus, this is a great barometer to select the best adapted sorghum hybrids for your farm.

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Improving Corn Response to Nitrogen Fertilizer

Improving Corn Response to Nitrogen Fertilizer Updated

🕔15:01, 5.May 2024

Corn response to nitrogen fertilizer is a dynamic situation that often becomes more challenging when rains abound. This article gives recommendations to improve corn response to nitrogen fertilizer and reduce risks in the Midsouth.

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How to Assess Uneven Stands and Corn Replanting Methods

How to Assess Uneven Stands and Corn Replanting Methods Updated

🕔14:55, 5.May 2024

Assessing corn stands to make replant decisions should likely involve more than simply taking stand counts. This article discusses how emergence disparity affects corn yield potential, and methods to replant your crop, when needed.

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Video – How to Identify Corn Vegetative Growth Stages

Video – How to Identify Corn Vegetative Growth Stages Updated

🕔12:15, 17.May 2024

This video shows how to identify vegetative growth stages of corn or sorghum in the field. In this case we inspect two different examples of corn that have progressed into rapid growth stages.

Read Full Article
How to Determine Corn Vegetative Growth Stages

How to Determine Corn Vegetative Growth Stages Updated

🕔11:55, 17.May 2024

Vegetative growth stages of corn are determined by counting the number of fully emerged leaves with leaf collars present. It is important to appreciate this methodology since it is a basis for timing many management practices, including herbicide application, sidedress fertilizer, and others.

Read Full Article
Grain Sorghum Planting and Early Management Recommendations

Grain Sorghum Planting and Early Management Recommendations Updated

🕔10:26, 17.May 2024

Grain sorghum has some unique characteristics differing from our major row crops. This article discusses key planting and management practices needed to successfully plant sorghum and get it off to a strong start this spring.

Read Full Article
Where to Install Soil Moisture Sensors for Pivot Irrigation

Where to Install Soil Moisture Sensors for Pivot Irrigation Updated

🕔13:52, 14.May 2024

Small plot and on-farm research in Mississippi have shown that using soil moisture sensors to schedule irrigations can reduce water applied while maintaining or improving yield and profitability relative to other methods. However, placement and installation affect the accuracy of

Read Full Article
Agronomic Scout Schools (June 2024)

Agronomic Scout Schools (June 2024) Updated

🕔09:24, 13.May 2024

The Mississippi State Row Crop Team will be hosting three scout schools in 2024.  The program will cover insects, disease, fertility, and agronomy. These events are free of charge, and all are welcome. Each scout school will serve as an

Read Full Article
Redbanded Stink Bug Survey of 2024

Redbanded Stink Bug Survey of 2024 Updated

🕔09:00, 13.May 2024

Over the last month, we have been conducting the redbanded stink bug ditch bank surveys. To date, we have not found any redbanded stink bugs in the following counties: Attala Choctaw Hinds Holmes Leake Madison Montgomery Oktibbeha Webster Winston Yazoo

Read Full Article
2024 Thrips Considerations

2024 Thrips Considerations Updated

🕔17:18, 9.May 2024

At-planting: Since the development of widespread resistance to neonicotinoid seed treatments, we have been recommending the use of Acephate (Orthene) at planting, either as an overtreatment at 6.4 oz per cwt or up to a pound in-furrow. For several years,

Read Full Article
2024 Grain Sorghum Hybrid Suggestions

2024 Grain Sorghum Hybrid Suggestions Updated

🕔15:56, 5.May 2024

This article lists those sorghum hybrids which have demonstrated superior yields in the Mississippi Grain Sorghum Hybrid Trials. Thus, this is a great barometer to select the best adapted sorghum hybrids for your farm.

Read Full Article
Improving Corn Response to Nitrogen Fertilizer

Improving Corn Response to Nitrogen Fertilizer Updated

🕔15:01, 5.May 2024

Corn response to nitrogen fertilizer is a dynamic situation that often becomes more challenging when rains abound. This article gives recommendations to improve corn response to nitrogen fertilizer and reduce risks in the Midsouth.

Read Full Article
How to Assess Uneven Stands and Corn Replanting Methods

How to Assess Uneven Stands and Corn Replanting Methods Updated

🕔14:55, 5.May 2024

Assessing corn stands to make replant decisions should likely involve more than simply taking stand counts. This article discusses how emergence disparity affects corn yield potential, and methods to replant your crop, when needed.

Read Full Article

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