Insecticide Seed Treatments in Rice 2021

Insecticide Seed Treatments in Rice 2021

🕔16:12, 22.Apr 2021

A lot of rice has been planted in the state over the last couple of weeks and most of it had an insecticide seed treatment as we recommend.  The most common insecticide seed treatments in rice are one of the

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RBSB Ditchbank Survey: Week of 4/19/21

RBSB Ditchbank Survey: Week of 4/19/21

🕔08:44, 22.Apr 2021

*Each week we sample, we will add to the previous weeks post with updated map and new counties Over the next few weeks we will be posting RBSB Ditchbank survey information. Although we feel that we had a cold enough

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Zurweller on Peanut (Podcast)

Zurweller on Peanut (Podcast)

🕔15:49, 21.Apr 2021

Brendan Zurweller visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio to visit with Tom and Jason about peanut planting. Topics include the 2020 crop, 2021 acres, varieties, seed treatments, and more.

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Insecticide Seed Treatments in MS Soybeans: Do They Pay?

Insecticide Seed Treatments in MS Soybeans: Do They Pay?

🕔13:55, 19.Apr 2021

We have over 15 years of experience testing insecticide seed treatments in soybeans in Mississippi and have developed an extensive data set over the years of potential benefits to soybean farmers. I am a firm believer that the choice to

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Should We Treat Stink Bugs in Wheat?

Should We Treat Stink Bugs in Wheat?

🕔07:57, 19.Apr 2021

Over the last week or so we have a few calls coming in about stink bugs in heading wheat. It is not uncommon to find stink bugs in wheat after head emergence. However, it takes extremely high numbers to cause

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2020 Soybean OVT Foliar Disease Evaluations: Maturity Group V

2020 Soybean OVT Foliar Disease Evaluations: Maturity Group V

🕔07:52, 17.Apr 2021

The MSU OVT soybean locations were evaluated for disease during the 2020 season. The MG V entires are contained in the current post. Multiple diseases were evaluated at multiple locations and are provided in this post. Cercospora blight, frogeye leaf spot (when present), Septoria brown spot, southern blight, and target spot were the most commonly encountered diseases during the season. In addition, green stem was also evaluated at multiple locations.

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Get to Know Your Soil

Get to Know Your Soil

🕔11:39, 16.Apr 2021

Get to Know Your Soil The soils in Mississippi are diverse, reflecting parent material differences, the warm, humid climate, very active soil biology because of the warm, humid climate, and the unique topography. Agriculture in each part of the state

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Delta Plastics Launches New version of Pipe Planner

Delta Plastics Launches New version of Pipe Planner

🕔13:39, 15.Apr 2021

Delta Plastics Launches New version of Pipe Planner Delta Plastics has a new version of their well-known Pipe Planner software. Pipe Planner’s latest release marks the fourth iteration of the software. The new version, funded in part through a partnership with the Natural

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2020 Soybean OVT Foliar Disease Evaluations: Maturity Group IV

2020 Soybean OVT Foliar Disease Evaluations: Maturity Group IV

🕔17:45, 14.Apr 2021

The MSU OVT soybean locations were evaluated for disease during the 2020 season. Multiple diseases were evaluated at multiple locations and are provided in this post. Cercospora blight, frogeye leaf spot (when present), Septoria brown spot, southern blight, and target spot were the most commonly encountered diseases during the season. In addition, green stem was also evaluated at multiple locations.

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Italian ryegrass

Italian ryegrass

🕔14:01, 14.Apr 2021

Italian ryegrass Weed Flora of Mississippi Family:  Gramineae (Poaceae) – grass family Genus:  Lolium        Species:  perenne ssp. multiflorum History:  Ryegrass species are native to the Mediterranean region but are now widely distributed throughout temperate areas of the world.  The genus

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Cotton Planting and Tom’s Culture (Podcast)

Cotton Planting and Tom’s Culture (Podcast)

🕔15:14, 13.Apr 2021

Brian Pieralisi makes a visit to the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to discuss early-season cotton management.  Jason, Tom, and Brian discuss cotton seeding rates, plant populations, seedling disease, sand blasting, and thrips management.

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Palmer amaranth

Palmer amaranth

🕔11:43, 12.Apr 2021

Palmer amaranth Weed Flora of Mississippi Family:  Amaranthaceae Genus:  Amaranthus       Species:  palmeri   History:  The genus Amaranthus belongs to the Amaranthaceae family and contains approximately 75 species worldwide. Palmer amaranth is one of a distinct subgroup of 10 dioecious (male

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Read the Fertilizer and Lime Labels!

Read the Fertilizer and Lime Labels!

🕔09:28, 9.Apr 2021

  To read and follow pesticide labels is common knowledge and accepted practice in agriculture. It should be practiced more for fertilizers, lime, and soil fertility enhancement products. Fertilizers: Why read these labels? The agriculture sector knows the three numbers

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Let’s Talk about Rice (Podcast)

Let’s Talk about Rice (Podcast)

🕔07:32, 9.Apr 2021

Jason, Tom, and Jeff Gore discuss early-season rice management, including residual herbicides, seed treatments, rice water weevils, and seedling disease.

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Soybean Planting Window is Open for Business (Podcast)

Soybean Planting Window is Open for Business (Podcast)

🕔13:54, 6.Apr 2021

Trent Irby calls into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville.  Trent, Jason, and Tom discuss possible early-season soybean problems…plant populations, replants, seedling disease, residual herbicide injury.

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2021 MSU Row Crop Educational Programs – Irrigation Update

2021 MSU Row Crop Educational Programs – Irrigation Update

🕔08:47, 2.Apr 2021

Due to restrictions limiting public gatherings related to the pandemic, the MSU Row Crops Team are releasing some virtual educational programs to help prepare for the upcoming growing season. These programs offer Continuing Education Units for Certified Crop Advisors who

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Justin McCoy on Soil Fertility (Podcast)

Justin McCoy on Soil Fertility (Podcast)

🕔06:51, 2.Apr 2021

Justin McCoy, Agronomist with Mississippi State at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Verona, visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to discuss nitrogen fertilizer on corn, timing of phosphorus and potassium applications, basic soil testing, micronutrients,

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