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When should we Start Irrigating Corn to Enhance Yield Potential?

When should we Start Irrigating Corn to Enhance Yield Potential?

🕔11:59, 14.May 2022

At the first hint of summer weather patterns, Midsouth corn growers often get nervous about moisture stress. However, inadequate soil moisture is not nearly as limiting as usually perceived – considering we always have abundant moisture virtually all spring. In fact, excessive moisture can stress corn development and hamper yields, if we trigger irrigation too early.

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Sedge Control – Crossover with Weeds AR Wild Podcast

Sedge Control – Crossover with Weeds AR Wild Podcast

🕔10:05, 13.May 2022

Jason did a recent episode of the Weeds AR Wild Podcast with Tommy Butts from the University of Arkansas Systems Division of Agriculture.  Jason and Tommy discuss sedge control in corn, soybean, cotton, and rice.

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Video – How to Identify Corn Vegetative Growth Stages

Video – How to Identify Corn Vegetative Growth Stages

🕔13:05, 7.May 2022

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

🕔09:15, 6.May 2022

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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Redbanded Stink Bug Survey 5.6.22

Redbanded Stink Bug Survey 5.6.22

🕔08:25, 6.May 2022

RBSB Ditch Bank Survey results from the week of May 5, 2022: Carrol (Carrollton)- 0/100 sweeps Humphreys- 1 Adult/100 sweeps Issaquena- 1 Adult/100 sweeps Kemper- 0/100 sweeps Lauderdale- 0/100 sweeps Leake- 0/100 sweeps Leflore- 10 adults/100 sweeps Lowndes- 0/100 sweeps

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Grain Sorghum Planting and Early Management Recommendations

Grain Sorghum Planting and Early Management Recommendations

🕔16:09, 5.May 2022

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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Stink Bugs and Wheat

Stink Bugs and Wheat

🕔07:44, 5.May 2022

After head emergence in wheat, it is not uncommon to find high number of stink bugs. The predominant species in Mississippi wheat, is the rice stink bug and brown stink bug. It is important to remember that it takes extremely

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2022 Pipe Planner Training Opportunities

2022 Pipe Planner Training Opportunities

🕔10:51, 3.May 2022

Pipe Planner Training Webinars-May 2022!  Each Tuesday and Thursday at 9am CST, Irrigation Specialist Chris DeClerk with Delta Plastics will walk through the basics of Pipe Planner and answer any questions.  Simply click the GoToMeeting link below, follow the instructions

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Surveying for Redbanded Stink Bugs (Podcast)

Surveying for Redbanded Stink Bugs (Podcast)

🕔06:47, 3.May 2022

Whitney joins Jason and Tom in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio to discuss Mississippi State Extension’s survey efforts for red banded stinkbugs so Mississippi growers and practitioners have the most up-to-date information on this important insect pest of soybean.

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Improving Corn Response to Nitrogen Fertilizer

Improving Corn Response to Nitrogen Fertilizer

🕔10:35, 30.Apr 2022

Nitrogen is a hot topic for corn growers due to extraordinary fertilizer prices. Fortunately, there are methods we can employ to improve nitrogen efficiency. This article gives recommendations to improve corn response to nitrogen fertilizer and reduce risk in our Midsouth environment.

Read Full Article
When should we Start Irrigating Corn to Enhance Yield Potential?

When should we Start Irrigating Corn to Enhance Yield Potential?

🕔11:59, 14.May 2022

At the first hint of summer weather patterns, Midsouth corn growers often get nervous about moisture stress. However, inadequate soil moisture is not nearly as limiting as usually perceived – considering we always have abundant moisture virtually all spring. In fact, excessive moisture can stress corn development and hamper yields, if we trigger irrigation too early.

Read Full Article
Sedge Control – Crossover with Weeds AR Wild Podcast

Sedge Control – Crossover with Weeds AR Wild Podcast

🕔10:05, 13.May 2022

Jason did a recent episode of the Weeds AR Wild Podcast with Tommy Butts from the University of Arkansas Systems Division of Agriculture.  Jason and Tommy discuss sedge control in corn, soybean, cotton, and rice.

Read Full Article
Video – How to Identify Corn Vegetative Growth Stages

Video – How to Identify Corn Vegetative Growth Stages

🕔13:05, 7.May 2022

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

🕔09:15, 6.May 2022

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
Redbanded Stink Bug Survey 5.6.22

Redbanded Stink Bug Survey 5.6.22

🕔08:25, 6.May 2022

RBSB Ditch Bank Survey results from the week of May 5, 2022: Carrol (Carrollton)- 0/100 sweeps Humphreys- 1 Adult/100 sweeps Issaquena- 1 Adult/100 sweeps Kemper- 0/100 sweeps Lauderdale- 0/100 sweeps Leake- 0/100 sweeps Leflore- 10 adults/100 sweeps Lowndes- 0/100 sweeps

Read Full Article
Grain Sorghum Planting and Early Management Recommendations

Grain Sorghum Planting and Early Management Recommendations

🕔16:09, 5.May 2022

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
Stink Bugs and Wheat

Stink Bugs and Wheat

🕔07:44, 5.May 2022

After head emergence in wheat, it is not uncommon to find high number of stink bugs. The predominant species in Mississippi wheat, is the rice stink bug and brown stink bug. It is important to remember that it takes extremely

Read Full Article
2022 Pipe Planner Training Opportunities

2022 Pipe Planner Training Opportunities

🕔10:51, 3.May 2022

Pipe Planner Training Webinars-May 2022!  Each Tuesday and Thursday at 9am CST, Irrigation Specialist Chris DeClerk with Delta Plastics will walk through the basics of Pipe Planner and answer any questions.  Simply click the GoToMeeting link below, follow the instructions

Read Full Article
Surveying for Redbanded Stink Bugs (Podcast)

Surveying for Redbanded Stink Bugs (Podcast)

🕔06:47, 3.May 2022

Whitney joins Jason and Tom in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio to discuss Mississippi State Extension’s survey efforts for red banded stinkbugs so Mississippi growers and practitioners have the most up-to-date information on this important insect pest of soybean.

Read Full Article
Improving Corn Response to Nitrogen Fertilizer

Improving Corn Response to Nitrogen Fertilizer

🕔10:35, 30.Apr 2022

Nitrogen is a hot topic for corn growers due to extraordinary fertilizer prices. Fortunately, there are methods we can employ to improve nitrogen efficiency. This article gives recommendations to improve corn response to nitrogen fertilizer and reduce risk in our Midsouth environment.

Read Full Article

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