Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, August 1, 2020

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, August 1, 2020

🕔19:05, 31.Jul 2020

Southwestern corn borer trap counts increased again this week in several counties.  Traps in Leflore, Carroll, and Tate counties exceeded the current threshold of 100 per trap. As a reminder, corn is considered safe from yield losses from southwestern corn

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Soybean Insect Buffet- Podcast

Soybean Insect Buffet- Podcast

🕔12:18, 31.Jul 2020

Bobby hands the podcast over to Whitney as she attempts to rein in the Entomology team on everything related to Soybean insects. Topics range from Stink bugs to Loopers and all insects in between, as well as optimal control strategies

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Lygus, Lygus, Lygus- Podcast

Lygus, Lygus, Lygus- Podcast

🕔12:16, 31.Jul 2020

Angus and Whitney sit down with Bobby and Jason to talk all things Tarnished Plant Bug including Alternate Hosts and Control Measures.

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Heliothine Trap Catches, July 30, 2020

Heliothine Trap Catches, July 30, 2020

🕔13:35, 30.Jul 2020

Bollworm moth trap catches were up this week compared to last week as expected. Moths are emerging from corn now and will be primarily laying their eggs in cotton and soybeans at this time, so be attentive in scouting these

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Irrigation Thresholds, Triggers, and Automation- Podcast

Irrigation Thresholds, Triggers, and Automation- Podcast

🕔06:42, 28.Jul 2020

Drew sits down with Jason and Bobby to discuss the difference between irrigation thresholds and triggers, as well as an update on well automation during the busy irrigation season.

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 25, 2020

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 25, 2020

🕔20:23, 24.Jul 2020

Overall, southwestern corn borer trap numbers are beginning to decline.  Only one location in Leflore county exceeded the threshold of 100 per trap this week.

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The Use of Biological Insecticides for Bollworm Management in Soybean

The Use of Biological Insecticides for Bollworm Management in Soybean

🕔13:22, 24.Jul 2020

There are several biological insecticide options labelled in soybean; however, the most readily available and widely used product is Heligen. In the last week, many people have asked about the use of Heligen with the low bollworm numbers showing up

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How to Decide When to Terminate Irrigation in Corn- Podcast

How to Decide When to Terminate Irrigation in Corn- Podcast

🕔12:35, 24.Jul 2020

Dr. Erick Larson and Corn Verification Program assistant Mr. Nolan Stapleton discuss one of the most important decisions yet to make – which is when can we terminate irrigation in corn.

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Talking Cotton with Brian Pieralisi- Podcast

Talking Cotton with Brian Pieralisi- Podcast

🕔12:34, 24.Jul 2020

Bobby Golden and Jason Bond introduce Extension cotton specialist Brian Pieralisi to the podcast and talk cotton OVTs, off-target drift and cotton stomping…among other things.

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How to Improve Corn Profitability as Corn Approaches Dent Stage- Podcast

How to Improve Corn Profitability as Corn Approaches Dent Stage- Podcast

🕔12:32, 24.Jul 2020

Dr. Erick Larson and Corn Verification Program assistant Mr. Nolan Stapleton discuss how to identify dent stage, maturity timelines, and refining irrigation scheduling for Mississippi’s corn crop.

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Heliothine Trap Catches, July 23, 2020

Heliothine Trap Catches, July 23, 2020

🕔17:04, 23.Jul 2020

Bollworm moth trap catches were generally down this week from last week and were fairly average for this time of year. Tobacco budworm catches continued to be low, also about average for this time of year. However, as corn is

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Mississippi Crop Situation Podcast – Corn Episodes

Mississippi Crop Situation Podcast – Corn Episodes

🕔14:12, 18.Jul 2020

The corn agronomy guys are also recording Mississippi Crop Situation Podcasts. We are using this format to share our latest recommendations and issues we are finding in the Corn Verification Program and grower fields throughout the state.

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When to Terminate Irrigation in Corn

When to Terminate Irrigation in Corn

🕔11:41, 18.Jul 2020

As the corn crop nears maturity, knowing when you can safely terminate irrigation, without sacrificing yield, or wasting money and labor through unnecessary irrigation is likely the most important decision that will affect your bottom line. This article outlines the steps needed to help make these decisions accurately and reliable.

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Southwestern Corn Borer, July 18, 2020

Southwestern Corn Borer, July 18, 2020

🕔21:07, 17.Jul 2020

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2020 Bollworm Management in Cotton and Soybean

2020 Bollworm Management in Cotton and Soybean

🕔16:35, 17.Jul 2020

This last week there have been reports of bollworm eggs starting to show up in Mississippi Cotton. Generally speaking, in a normal year the bollworm flight would begin around July 4th, and peak around the 15th. The wet spring pushed

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Heliothine Trap Counts, July 17, 2020

Heliothine Trap Counts, July 17, 2020

🕔15:37, 17.Jul 2020

After reporting the first week of catches in the “normal” range last week, bollworm traps were filled with a unusually large number of moths this week, especially in the Northeastern part of Mississippi. Tobacco budworm trap catches remained at average

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Nutrient Use Efficiency: or Dude! Where is My Fertilizer?

🕔10:40, 17.Jul 2020

One of the more difficult messages we must tell farmers: “You know all that money you just spent on fertilizer? Only some of it is going to be used by your crop this year.” With nitrogen (N), up to half

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Rice Insect Update Podcast

Rice Insect Update Podcast

🕔15:54, 14.Jul 2020

http://extension.msstate.edu/mississippi-crop-situation/audio/2020/rice-insect-update Bobby and Jason  sit down with Jeff to discuss insect management in rice and what to look for moving forward into the year

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How to Estimate Corn Yield Prior to Harvest

How to Estimate Corn Yield Prior to Harvest

🕔22:00, 13.Jul 2020

Would you like to estimate your corn yield prior to the combine heading to the field? If you are willing to put in a little time, you can make a rough estimate by following these guidelines.

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Preparing for the Bollworm Flight Podcast

Preparing for the Bollworm Flight Podcast

🕔18:08, 13.Jul 2020

http://extension.msstate.edu/mississippi-crop-situation/audio/2020/prepare-for-the-bollworm-flight Bobby sits down with the entomology team (Angus, Jeff, Don, and Whitney)to discuss the impending bollworm flight, what to look for and how to move forward.

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Rainfall and Crop Protection Product Efficacy Podcast

Rainfall and Crop Protection Product Efficacy Podcast

🕔18:01, 13.Jul 2020

http://extension.msstate.edu/mississippi-crop-situation/audio/2020/rainfall-and-crop-protection-product-efficacy Bobby and Jason sit down with Jeff and Angus to discuss how this year’s consistent wet weather influences Herbicide and insecticide efficacy.

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Corn Disease Update: July 12, 2020

Corn Disease Update: July 12, 2020

🕔19:59, 12.Jul 2020

The presence of foliar diseases in the MS corn production system has certainly increased over the past several weeks. In general, the presence of disease increases as the corn crop ages. Questions regarding common and southern rust, Curvularia leaf spot, Diplodia leaf streak, and Physoderma brown spot have been posed over the past several weeks. Information regarding the aforementioned diseases is contained in the current blog post.

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, July 11, 2020

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps, July 11, 2020

🕔20:13, 11.Jul 2020

Trap count continue to increase in many regions of the state, but few are at threshold.  As a note, the 2 traps that captured high numbers of moths in Tate county last week were knocked down this week and are

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Why did the Kernels near the Ear Tip not Fill?

Why did the Kernels near the Ear Tip not Fill?

🕔18:01, 10.Jul 2020

Corn kernel set near the ear tip may vary considerably depending on a number of cultural and environmental factors. These kernels usually don’t fill when the plant can’t supply enough energy to support all of them. Therefore, if we want to improve our yields, we need to investigate reasons why kernel set is less than desired, so we can do better in the future.

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Heliothine Trap Catches, July 9, 2020

Heliothine Trap Catches, July 9, 2020

🕔10:11, 9.Jul 2020

After two months of bollworm trap catches running higher than normal, this week the catches are similar to long-term averages. Tobacco budworm catches were also about average for this time of year.

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