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Agronomic Field Day, August 6th, Starkville, MS

Agronomic Field Day, August 6th, Starkville, MS Updated

🕔11:54, 28.May 2024

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Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 5/25/2024

Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 5/25/2024 Updated

🕔21:49, 27.May 2024

With corn acres rapidly approaching tassel, southwestern corn borer traps are beginning to be deployed across the state. Limited data is available for this week but will become more abundant as the season progresses. 

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When should we initiate Irrigation to Enhance Corn Yield?

When should we initiate Irrigation to Enhance Corn Yield? Updated

🕔11:15, 25.May 2024

At the first hint of summer weather, there is often a rush to replenish moisture in corn fields with irrigation. However, inadequate soil moisture is not nearly as limiting as usually perceived. This article will discuss when to initiate irrigation based upon what is best for the corn crop.

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Optimum Timing and Management for Tassel Applications on Corn

Optimum Timing and Management for Tassel Applications on Corn Updated

🕔14:01, 24.May 2024

As the Mississippi corn crop approaches tassel, crop health and weather may greatly affect crop response to various management inputs, including nitrogen fertilizer or other products. This article will discuss factors that may affect your strategy and improve your response.

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Advanced Planting Technologies Field Day: June 5th

Advanced Planting Technologies Field Day: June 5th Updated

🕔08:54, 23.May 2024

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Heliothine Trap Counts, May 22, 2024

Heliothine Trap Counts, May 22, 2024 Updated

🕔15:50, 22.May 2024

Below are the trap catches in pheromone traps for corn earworm (bollworm) and tobacco budworm. The numbers reported are the average trap catch in the county for the week. There are 3-4 traps for each species placed in each reported

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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 Field Day, August 6th, Starkville, MS

Agronomic Field Day, August 6th, Starkville, MS Updated

🕔11:54, 28.May 2024

Read Full Article
Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 5/25/2024

Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 5/25/2024 Updated

🕔21:49, 27.May 2024

With corn acres rapidly approaching tassel, southwestern corn borer traps are beginning to be deployed across the state. Limited data is available for this week but will become more abundant as the season progresses. 

Read Full Article
When should we initiate Irrigation to Enhance Corn Yield?

When should we initiate Irrigation to Enhance Corn Yield? Updated

🕔11:15, 25.May 2024

At the first hint of summer weather, there is often a rush to replenish moisture in corn fields with irrigation. However, inadequate soil moisture is not nearly as limiting as usually perceived. This article will discuss when to initiate irrigation based upon what is best for the corn crop.

Read Full Article
Optimum Timing and Management for Tassel Applications on Corn

Optimum Timing and Management for Tassel Applications on Corn Updated

🕔14:01, 24.May 2024

As the Mississippi corn crop approaches tassel, crop health and weather may greatly affect crop response to various management inputs, including nitrogen fertilizer or other products. This article will discuss factors that may affect your strategy and improve your response.

Read Full Article
Advanced Planting Technologies Field Day: June 5th

Advanced Planting Technologies Field Day: June 5th Updated

🕔08:54, 23.May 2024

Read Full Article
Heliothine Trap Counts, May 22, 2024

Heliothine Trap Counts, May 22, 2024 Updated

🕔15:50, 22.May 2024

Below are the trap catches in pheromone traps for corn earworm (bollworm) and tobacco budworm. The numbers reported are the average trap catch in the county for the week. There are 3-4 traps for each species placed in each reported

Read Full Article
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

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