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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, July 4, 2020

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, July 4, 2020

🕔20:25, 3.Jul 2020

Trap counts for southwestern corn borer are highly variable this week.  We did have two locations in Tate and Leflore Counties that exceeded the threshold this week.  As a reminder, thresholds for southwestern corn borer suggest spraying non-Bt corn 7

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Heliothine Trap Counts, July 2, 2020

Heliothine Trap Counts, July 2, 2020

🕔10:10, 2.Jul 2020

Bollworm pheromone trap catches were higher than long-term averages again this week as they have been all year, while tobacco budworm catches were about the same as long-term averages. As most corn is advancing past the green silk stage, more

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Corn Reproductive Stages and Their Management Implications

Corn Reproductive Stages and Their Management Implications

🕔13:01, 27.Jun 2020

Corn progresses through six stages as ears develop through reproductive growth stages. Identification of these stages can be helpful for timing development, making prudent management decisions and anticipating crop response to practices and environmental conditions.

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, June 27, 2020

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, June 27, 2020

🕔08:12, 27.Jun 2020

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Rice Flood, It’s Okay to Let it Down

Rice Flood, It’s Okay to Let it Down

🕔18:24, 25.Jun 2020

AWD is a water-saving technology that farmers can use to reduce the amount of irrigation water used in rice fields without any yield penalty. In AWD, farmers allow the flood water to recede to a “muddy” state before re-flooding the

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Sealing Soils Confusion

Sealing Soils Confusion

🕔18:23, 25.Jun 2020

Surface sealing in the Mississippi Delta typically occurs in soils that have a low clay and organic matter content but have a high silt fraction, i.e., most of our silt loam soils. Surface sealing, from an irrigation management standpoint, is

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Heliothine Moth Trap Catches, June 25, 2020

Heliothine Moth Trap Catches, June 25, 2020

🕔15:03, 25.Jun 2020

Bollworm pheromone trap catches were not extremely high this week, but June overall set a new high average trap catch and it the high catches were distributed among most monitored counties. To give some perspective, the highest previous years of

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Soil Moisture Monitoring Showcase

Soil Moisture Monitoring Showcase

🕔14:19, 22.Jun 2020

We are excited to announce our 2020 Soil Moisture Monitoring Showcase. Please visit the Showcase page for full access and information on the program. https://www.ncaar.msstate.edu/outreach/index.php#showcase  This soil moisture monitoring showcase provides an opportunity for the Mississippi agricultural community to learn

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Heliothine Trap Catches, June 19, 2020

Heliothine Trap Catches, June 19, 2020

🕔08:06, 20.Jun 2020

Bollworm pheromone moth trap catches have continued to be very high again this week in nearly all traps across the state. Tobacco budworm trap catches were also high in a few traps, suggesting that worm pressure from both species could

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, June 20, 2020

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, June 20, 2020

🕔14:38, 19.Jun 2020

This is our first week of reporting southwestern corn borer trap counts.  We had some numbers reported last week but they were extremely low (0-2).  This week, a couple of traps started to pick up more moths, so we may

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, July 4, 2020

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, July 4, 2020

🕔20:25, 3.Jul 2020

Trap counts for southwestern corn borer are highly variable this week.  We did have two locations in Tate and Leflore Counties that exceeded the threshold this week.  As a reminder, thresholds for southwestern corn borer suggest spraying non-Bt corn 7

Read Full Article
Heliothine Trap Counts, July 2, 2020

Heliothine Trap Counts, July 2, 2020

🕔10:10, 2.Jul 2020

Bollworm pheromone trap catches were higher than long-term averages again this week as they have been all year, while tobacco budworm catches were about the same as long-term averages. As most corn is advancing past the green silk stage, more

Read Full Article
Corn Reproductive Stages and Their Management Implications

Corn Reproductive Stages and Their Management Implications

🕔13:01, 27.Jun 2020

Corn progresses through six stages as ears develop through reproductive growth stages. Identification of these stages can be helpful for timing development, making prudent management decisions and anticipating crop response to practices and environmental conditions.

Read Full Article
Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, June 27, 2020

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, June 27, 2020

🕔08:12, 27.Jun 2020

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Rice Flood, It’s Okay to Let it Down

Rice Flood, It’s Okay to Let it Down

🕔18:24, 25.Jun 2020

AWD is a water-saving technology that farmers can use to reduce the amount of irrigation water used in rice fields without any yield penalty. In AWD, farmers allow the flood water to recede to a “muddy” state before re-flooding the

Read Full Article
Sealing Soils Confusion

Sealing Soils Confusion

🕔18:23, 25.Jun 2020

Surface sealing in the Mississippi Delta typically occurs in soils that have a low clay and organic matter content but have a high silt fraction, i.e., most of our silt loam soils. Surface sealing, from an irrigation management standpoint, is

Read Full Article
Heliothine Moth Trap Catches, June 25, 2020

Heliothine Moth Trap Catches, June 25, 2020

🕔15:03, 25.Jun 2020

Bollworm pheromone trap catches were not extremely high this week, but June overall set a new high average trap catch and it the high catches were distributed among most monitored counties. To give some perspective, the highest previous years of

Read Full Article
Soil Moisture Monitoring Showcase

Soil Moisture Monitoring Showcase

🕔14:19, 22.Jun 2020

We are excited to announce our 2020 Soil Moisture Monitoring Showcase. Please visit the Showcase page for full access and information on the program. https://www.ncaar.msstate.edu/outreach/index.php#showcase  This soil moisture monitoring showcase provides an opportunity for the Mississippi agricultural community to learn

Read Full Article
Heliothine Trap Catches, June 19, 2020

Heliothine Trap Catches, June 19, 2020

🕔08:06, 20.Jun 2020

Bollworm pheromone moth trap catches have continued to be very high again this week in nearly all traps across the state. Tobacco budworm trap catches were also high in a few traps, suggesting that worm pressure from both species could

Read Full Article
Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, June 20, 2020

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, June 20, 2020

🕔14:38, 19.Jun 2020

This is our first week of reporting southwestern corn borer trap counts.  We had some numbers reported last week but they were extremely low (0-2).  This week, a couple of traps started to pick up more moths, so we may

Read Full Article

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