Cover Crop Planting Methods and Seeding Rates

Cover Crop Planting Methods and Seeding Rates

🕔11:44, 30.Sep 2023

Cover crops can be successfully established using a variety of seeding methods depending upon your cropping and tillage system, cover crop species, and perhaps other factors. This publication offers guidelines to help ensure favorable results.

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Drought Monitor Map For the State of Mississippi

Drought Monitor Map For the State of Mississippi

🕔13:40, 28.Sep 2023

We are all aware of the continuing drought conditions in Mississippi.  I have attached a link to a map from the U.S. Drought Monitor. Please click on the link below to observe drought conditions across the state of Mississippi. I

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Cover Crop Species Selection

Cover Crop Species Selection

🕔12:08, 23.Sep 2023

Cover crop seed selection can be confusing due to the numerous choices available. However, if you consider the benefits produced by the three primary groups of cover crops and realize the benefits and limitations associated with various species, it will greatly improve your decisions and outcome of the cover cropping system.

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New Master Irrigator Program- Registration Now Open

New Master Irrigator Program- Registration Now Open

🕔07:48, 22.Sep 2023

The National Center for Alluvial Aquifer Research (NCAAR) is launching its Master Irrigator program (https://www.ncaar.msstate.edu/outreach/master/index.php). It is designed to provide advanced training on topics including: Irrigation water management practices Soil health Agronomics Irrigation systems and equipment maintenance Policy and management

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2023 MSU Short List of Suggested Wheat Varieties

2023 MSU Short List of Suggested Wheat Varieties

🕔14:13, 14.Sep 2023

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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Heliothine Trap Counts, September 14, 2023

Heliothine Trap Counts, September 14, 2023 Updated

🕔08:10, 14.Sep 2023

Bollworm moth pheromone trap catches varied depending on the region of the state. While trap catches in all counties in the Northeastern part of the state were down to single digits this week, catches in the Delta region were up

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Rice Harvest and the Rice Festival (Podcast)

Rice Harvest and the Rice Festival (Podcast)

🕔08:06, 13.Sep 2023

September is National Rice Month.  MSU Extension Rice Specialist Dr. Hunter Bowman visited the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk with MSU Extension specialists Drs. Jason Bond and Tom Allen about late-season observations, harvest progress, and outlook for

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Advanced Planting Work at MSU (Podcast)

Advanced Planting Work at MSU (Podcast)

🕔08:35, 8.Sep 2023

Dr. Wes Lowe is a repeat guest and an assistant professor from the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at MSU.  He and first-time guest Dr. Mike Mulvaney, an agronomist in Plant and Soil Sciences, visited the Crop Doctors’ Podcast

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Defoliation arrives early in Mississippi (Podcast)

Defoliation arrives early in Mississippi (Podcast)

🕔08:32, 8.Sep 2023

Brian visited the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to offer a late-season status report on the cotton crop across Mississippi.  Extreme dry weather in south Mississippi has led to the crop in that part of the state being classified

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Heliothine Trap Counts, September 7, 2023

Heliothine Trap Counts, September 7, 2023 Updated

🕔08:36, 7.Sep 2023

Bollworm moth pheromone trap counts dropped some from last week to levels about average for this time of year. While overall insect pressure is not extremely high at this time, the number of fields that are attractive to bollworms are

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