Preliminary Rice Variety Trial Results Updated

🕔13:29, 25.Oct 2013

Data collection and analyses were completed for the 2013 Mississippi On-Farm Rice Variety Trials on Friday, October 25.  A preliminary report will be posted within the next week.  However, if you are needing information to finalize seed booking for 2014, please

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Evaluation of Wheat Varieties for Metribuzin Tolerance Updated

🕔12:43, 22.Oct 2013

Metribuzin is an important herbicide for controlling numerous weed species in wheat. However, wheat varieties may differ in tolerance to metribuzin. This article shows our evaluations of wheat varieties included in the current MSU Wheat Variety Trials for metribuzin tolerance. This should help you better assess potential for wheat crop injury.

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Sweetpotatoes and Scurf Updated

🕔11:33, 21.Oct 2013

Each year some sweetpotato scurf or “soil-stain” is reported.  However, this year it would appear that the disease has been more prevalent than normal in some fields.  Scurf is caused by a soil-dwelling fungus, Monilochaetes infuscans, and results in darkened,

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Joint MEA/MAPPAN/MWSS Annual Meeting and Roundtable Discussion Updated

🕔11:29, 16.Oct 2013

The 3rd annual joint MEA/MAPPAN/MWSS annual meeting will be held next week at the Bost Extension Building in Starkville, MS next week.  The dates of the meeting are Monday and Tuesday October 21-22.  We have a very informative and exciting

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