Unthinkable Choice: Farmer Cuts Off Own Arm to Survive (Podcast)

Unthinkable Choice: Farmer Cuts Off Own Arm to Survive (Podcast)

🕔09:49, 30.Aug 2022

Chris Bennett from Farm Journal visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to relate two stories about farm safety.  Chris talks with Jason and Tom about what, in his opinion, are two categories of farm accidents.  Chris is a

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Heliothine Trap Catches, August 26, 2022

Heliothine Trap Catches, August 26, 2022

🕔13:42, 26.Aug 2022

As expected, bollworm pheromone trap catches were up sharply this week in the Delta region to levels well above historical averages. However bollworm catches were similar to last week and to historical averages in the Hills region.

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2022 MSU Short List of Suggested Wheat Varieties

2022 MSU Short List of Suggested Wheat Varieties

🕔18:06, 25.Aug 2022

This publication lists those wheat varieties which have demonstrated superior grain production in the Mississippi Wheat and Oat Variety Trials and summarizes their characteristics. This independent information should help you select better varieties which are suited for producing grain in different growing regions in Mississippi.

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Redbanded Stink Bug Management and Inclement Weather

Redbanded Stink Bug Management and Inclement Weather

🕔14:47, 24.Aug 2022

Redbanded stink bug (RBSB) has been increasing across the South Delta and many fields have received multiple insecticide applications. Control options for RBSB are relatively limited. Management is typically reliant on acephate plus bifenthrin or one of these actives tank

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Cotton and Soybean Insecticide Termination

Cotton and Soybean Insecticide Termination

🕔09:18, 23.Aug 2022

Cotton: Tarnished plant bugs and bollworms: NAWF 5 + 350 Heat Units Spider Mites: NAWF 5 + 350 Heat Units Soybean looper: NAWF 5 + 350-400 Heat Units Stinkbugs: NAWF 5 + 450 Heat Units Fall Armyworms: NAWF 5 +

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Pesticide Resistance…What It Is, Where It Comes From (Podcast)

Pesticide Resistance…What It Is, Where It Comes From (Podcast)

🕔08:34, 23.Aug 2022

From the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville, Jeff, Hunter, Tom, and Jason do a deep dive into the basic concepts of pesticide resistance.  Topics include defining what resistance actually is, what it is not, resistance vs. tolerance, species shifts

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2022 Midsouth Cotton Defoliation Guide

2022 Midsouth Cotton Defoliation Guide

🕔10:06, 22.Aug 2022

2022_Midsouth Cotton Defoliation Guide

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Heliothine Trap Catches, August 19, 2022

Heliothine Trap Catches, August 19, 2022

🕔17:51, 19.Aug 2022

Bollworm moth pheromone trap catches were steady this week while tobacco budworm catches rose slightly. Both species were about average for this time of year. However, based on the high bollworm catches during late July and a lifecycle that takes

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Why Ag? Episode 7; Darrin Dodds; Starkville, MS (Podcast)

Why Ag? Episode 7; Darrin Dodds; Starkville, MS (Podcast)

🕔09:58, 19.Aug 2022

Darrin Dodds, Department Head for Mississippi State University’s Plant and Soil Sciences Department visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville for an episode in the Why Ag series.  Darrin describes his route from rural western Illinois to many years

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Precision Ag Tools for MS Growers (Podcast)

Precision Ag Tools for MS Growers (Podcast)

🕔09:56, 19.Aug 2022

Agricultural engineer Wes Lowe visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to discuss the precision agriculture tools Mississippi State University is involved in developing for growers in the state and region.  Wes, Tom, and Jason discuss a range of

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Soybean Irrigation Termination

Soybean Irrigation Termination

🕔10:47, 13.Aug 2022

There is no question that this growing season has had challenges. From acres that were planted late because it remained too wet to acres that didn’t receive rainfall in weeks. Irrigation has been as important as ever this year. There

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Heliothine Trap Catches, August 12, 2022

Heliothine Trap Catches, August 12, 2022 Updated

🕔06:28, 12.Aug 2022

Bollworm catches were lower to steady this week compared to last week while tobacco budworm catches dropped to very low numbers. Bollworm catches are still above average for this time of year, so continuing pressure should be expected in vulnerable

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Tips to Prepare for a Successful Corn Harvest

Tips to Prepare for a Successful Corn Harvest

🕔11:43, 6.Aug 2022

Corn harvest should ramp up soon as grain matures and dries down to an agreeable moisture for harvest. Understanding how weather and other factors affect grain drying, potential harvest losses, moisture dockage and potential aflatoxin issues can greatly help improve your harvest efficiency and success.

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Heliothine Trap Catches, August 5, 2022

Heliothine Trap Catches, August 5, 2022

🕔15:29, 5.Aug 2022

After a record high catch reported last week, this week’s catch of both bollworm and tobacco budworm was lower, but still at or above average for this time of year. Therefore growers and consultants should continue to expect substantial bollworm

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How is the Mississippi Cotton Crop? (Podcast)

How is the Mississippi Cotton Crop? (Podcast)

🕔15:56, 2.Aug 2022

Brian visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to visit with Tom and Jason on the current state of the cotton crop in Mississippi.  Topics include the environmental influence on where the crop is currently, variety types, PGR management,

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Insect Pests in Cotton (Podcast)

Insect Pests in Cotton (Podcast)

🕔15:54, 2.Aug 2022

  From the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville, Brian, Whitney, Tom, and Jason discuss the current status of cotton insect management.  Topics include plant bugs, spider mites, cotton growth stages for insecticide termination, and concerns with insecticide product supply.

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8.15.22 Seed and Agricultural Technology Short Course

8.15.22 Seed and Agricultural Technology Short Course

🕔15:53, 2.Aug 2022

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