View Blog

Latest News

2018 Soybean OVT Foliar Disease Evaluations: Maturity Group V

2018 Soybean OVT Foliar Disease Evaluations: Maturity Group V

🕔07:51, 16.Jun 2019

The MSU OVT soybean locations were evaluated for disease during the 2018 season. Multiple diseases were evaluated at multiple locations and are provided in this post. Cercospora blight, Septoria brown spot, southern blight, and target spot were the most commonly encountered diseases during the season.

Read Full Article
Corn Disease Update: June 14, 2019

Corn Disease Update: June 14, 2019

🕔11:51, 15.Jun 2019

Most of the corn disease questions over the past week to 10 days have had to do with diseases in the lower canopy. Common rust has been one of the most commonly observed diseases and continues to be observed once plants reach reproductive growth stages.

Read Full Article
Heliothine Trap Counts, June 14, 2019

Heliothine Trap Counts, June 14, 2019

🕔13:05, 14.Jun 2019

Bollworm moth trap catches changed little from last week and were similar to or lower than long term average catches for the week. Tobacco budworm moth catches were slightly higher this week than last week, but were still lower than

Read Full Article
Threecornered Alfalfa Hoppers Damaging Young Cotton

Threecornered Alfalfa Hoppers Damaging Young Cotton Updated

🕔08:49, 13.Jun 2019

I have had quite a few calls this year about threecornered alfalfa hoppers in cotton. There have been a few treatments on limited acres to date.  In the past damage has usually been confined to field borders, but again this

Read Full Article
Assessing Adult Plant Bug Control Migrating Into Cotton

Assessing Adult Plant Bug Control Migrating Into Cotton Updated

🕔08:31, 13.Jun 2019

Square retention is a critical component of early season plant bug management.  I would strongly encourage you to take square retention counts along with your sweep net counts prior to bloom. Not only does this help in the decision making

Read Full Article
Heliothine Trap Counts, June 7, 2019

Heliothine Trap Counts, June 7, 2019

🕔09:43, 7.Jun 2019

Pheromone traps in the Delta caught about twice as many bollworm moths this week compared to last week while bollworm trap counts in the Northeastern counties declined. Both regions were still lower than last year and long-term average catches. Tobacco

Read Full Article
Preventative Fungicide Spray Warning for Peanut Growers in:  Mississippi, Louisiana, North Alabama and the Boot Hills of Missouri

Preventative Fungicide Spray Warning for Peanut Growers in: Mississippi, Louisiana, North Alabama and the Boot Hills of Missouri

🕔14:23, 4.Jun 2019

The projected wind maps and storm track maps for Invest 91L have started to stabilize. See http://trackthetropics.com/invest91/ It is possible that this storm has picked up fungal spores from peanuts grown around the base of the Yucatan peninsula. If so,

Read Full Article
The Importance of Tassel Stage and Management Timing

The Importance of Tassel Stage and Management Timing

🕔11:45, 1.Jun 2019

As the Mississippi corn crop approaches tassel stage, weather has fluctuated from wet to dry conditions during recent weeks. Thus, this may affect your strategy regarding application of various management inputs, including nitrogen fertilizer or other products. This article will discuss factors that will improve your response.

Read Full Article
Heliothine Trap Counts, May 31, 2019

Heliothine Trap Counts, May 31, 2019

🕔11:33, 31.May 2019

This is the first week of 2019 to report trap counts from bollworm and tobacco budworm moth traps placed in several production areas in Mississippi. Each monitored county has 3-4 pheromone traps for each species that are checked on a

Read Full Article
When Should I Start Irrigating my Corn?

When Should I Start Irrigating my Corn?

🕔12:13, 25.May 2019

The first week of dry, hot weather has folks scrambling to get ready to irrigate and often creates more anxiety than necessary. Deciding when to start irrigating corn can be confusing, but this article focuses on those factors which will help you make that decision and make more corn.

Read Full Article
2018 Soybean OVT Foliar Disease Evaluations: Maturity Group V

2018 Soybean OVT Foliar Disease Evaluations: Maturity Group V

🕔07:51, 16.Jun 2019

The MSU OVT soybean locations were evaluated for disease during the 2018 season. Multiple diseases were evaluated at multiple locations and are provided in this post. Cercospora blight, Septoria brown spot, southern blight, and target spot were the most commonly encountered diseases during the season.

Read Full Article
Corn Disease Update: June 14, 2019

Corn Disease Update: June 14, 2019

🕔11:51, 15.Jun 2019

Most of the corn disease questions over the past week to 10 days have had to do with diseases in the lower canopy. Common rust has been one of the most commonly observed diseases and continues to be observed once plants reach reproductive growth stages.

Read Full Article
Heliothine Trap Counts, June 14, 2019

Heliothine Trap Counts, June 14, 2019

🕔13:05, 14.Jun 2019

Bollworm moth trap catches changed little from last week and were similar to or lower than long term average catches for the week. Tobacco budworm moth catches were slightly higher this week than last week, but were still lower than

Read Full Article
Threecornered Alfalfa Hoppers Damaging Young Cotton

Threecornered Alfalfa Hoppers Damaging Young Cotton Updated

🕔08:49, 13.Jun 2019

I have had quite a few calls this year about threecornered alfalfa hoppers in cotton. There have been a few treatments on limited acres to date.  In the past damage has usually been confined to field borders, but again this

Read Full Article
Assessing Adult Plant Bug Control Migrating Into Cotton

Assessing Adult Plant Bug Control Migrating Into Cotton Updated

🕔08:31, 13.Jun 2019

Square retention is a critical component of early season plant bug management.  I would strongly encourage you to take square retention counts along with your sweep net counts prior to bloom. Not only does this help in the decision making

Read Full Article
Heliothine Trap Counts, June 7, 2019

Heliothine Trap Counts, June 7, 2019

🕔09:43, 7.Jun 2019

Pheromone traps in the Delta caught about twice as many bollworm moths this week compared to last week while bollworm trap counts in the Northeastern counties declined. Both regions were still lower than last year and long-term average catches. Tobacco

Read Full Article
Preventative Fungicide Spray Warning for Peanut Growers in:  Mississippi, Louisiana, North Alabama and the Boot Hills of Missouri

Preventative Fungicide Spray Warning for Peanut Growers in: Mississippi, Louisiana, North Alabama and the Boot Hills of Missouri

🕔14:23, 4.Jun 2019

The projected wind maps and storm track maps for Invest 91L have started to stabilize. See http://trackthetropics.com/invest91/ It is possible that this storm has picked up fungal spores from peanuts grown around the base of the Yucatan peninsula. If so,

Read Full Article
The Importance of Tassel Stage and Management Timing

The Importance of Tassel Stage and Management Timing

🕔11:45, 1.Jun 2019

As the Mississippi corn crop approaches tassel stage, weather has fluctuated from wet to dry conditions during recent weeks. Thus, this may affect your strategy regarding application of various management inputs, including nitrogen fertilizer or other products. This article will discuss factors that will improve your response.

Read Full Article
Heliothine Trap Counts, May 31, 2019

Heliothine Trap Counts, May 31, 2019

🕔11:33, 31.May 2019

This is the first week of 2019 to report trap counts from bollworm and tobacco budworm moth traps placed in several production areas in Mississippi. Each monitored county has 3-4 pheromone traps for each species that are checked on a

Read Full Article
When Should I Start Irrigating my Corn?

When Should I Start Irrigating my Corn?

🕔12:13, 25.May 2019

The first week of dry, hot weather has folks scrambling to get ready to irrigate and often creates more anxiety than necessary. Deciding when to start irrigating corn can be confusing, but this article focuses on those factors which will help you make that decision and make more corn.

Read Full Article

More Info By

Twitter Focus