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Posts From Drew Gholson, Irrigation Specialist

2024 Mississippi Extension County Meeting Agendas

2024 Mississippi Extension County Meeting Agendas Updated

🕔10:02, 2.Feb 2024

Agenda_Hinds Co Agro Producers Agenda_Leflore Co Agro Producers Agenda_Monroe Co Agro Producers Mt 26_021324   *start time 9:30 a.m.* Agenda_Union Co Agro Producers Agenda_Tunica Co Agro Producers Agenda_Grenada Co Agro Producers  

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2024 Extension County Meetings Schedule

2024 Extension County Meetings Schedule Updated

🕔08:05, 13.Dec 2023

Mississippi State University Extension will be hosting several county row crop meetings in February.  Each meeting will cover issues specific to the region including management topics on agronomics, insects, weeds, diseases, and economics.  A meal will be provided at each

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New Master Irrigator Program- Registration Now Open

New Master Irrigator Program- Registration Now Open Updated

🕔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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MS Ag Industry Council – 2023 Row Crop Update

MS Ag Industry Council – 2023 Row Crop Update Updated

🕔21:41, 21.Jul 2023

We welcome you to attend the Row Crop Update at the 2023 Mississippi Agricultural Industry Council Annual Convention. This event is hosted at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama on Wednesday, July 26 starting at 8:00am.

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When to Terminate Irrigation in Corn

When to Terminate Irrigation in Corn Updated

🕔11:01, 1.Jul 2023

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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When to Begin Irrigation in Soybean

When to Begin Irrigation in Soybean Updated

🕔00:07, 3.Jun 2023

It is now the time of year where temperatures are warmer and fields are becoming dry in many areas. This situation always moves irrigation initiation to the front of our management plans. As a state, we have a portion of

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When should we Start Irrigating Corn to Enhance Yield Potential?

When should we Start Irrigating Corn to Enhance Yield Potential? Updated

🕔10:15, 27.May 2023

At the first sign of summer weather patterns, Midsouth corn growers often get nervous about moisture stress. However, inadequate soil moisture is not nearly as limiting as usually perceived – considering we have abundant moisture virtually all spring. In fact, excessive moisture can stress corn development and hamper yields, if we trigger irrigation too early.

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Where should I install my soil moisture sensors?

Where should I install my soil moisture sensors? Updated

🕔06:15, 24.May 2023

Irrometer Watermark Series: Location Selection Filed Under:  Agriculture, Crops, Farming, Water PUBLICATIONS Publication Number: P3539 View as PDF: P3539.pdf This publication series provides information and recommendations pertaining to the Irrometer Watermark 200SS, a granular matrix sensor commonly used in Mississippi for scheduling irrigation. Future publications

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Get Certified Crop Adviser CEUs at the 2023 Mississippi Water Resources Conference

Get Certified Crop Adviser CEUs at the 2023 Mississippi Water Resources Conference Updated

🕔19:42, 15.Mar 2023

Get Certified Crop Adviser CEUs at the 2023 Mississippi Water Resources Conference If you need CEUs, multiple sessions at the upcoming Mississippi Water Resources Conference have been approved by Certified Crop Adviser. The hours available are: Nutrient Management: 7 Soil

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MSU Extension survey seeks farmer feedback

MSU Extension survey seeks farmer feedback Updated

🕔12:22, 23.Feb 2023

By Keri Collins Lewis STARKVILLE, Miss. — Delta-based agricultural producers in a four-state region are invited to participate in a survey designed to gauge opinions and identify current practices related to water use. The online “Delta Region Irrigation Producers’ Survey,”

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Upcoming Row Crop Extension Meetings

Upcoming Row Crop Extension Meetings Updated

🕔16:22, 10.Feb 2023

Mississippi State University Extension will be hosting several county row crop meetings this month. Each meeting will cover issues specific to the region including management topics on agronomics, insects, weeds, diseases, and economics. A meal will be provided at each

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The 26th annual National Conservation Systems Cotton and Rice Conference is scheduled for January 31 and February 1, 2023

The 26th annual National Conservation Systems Cotton and Rice Conference is scheduled for January 31 and February 1, 2023 Updated

🕔11:50, 10.Jan 2023

LOUISIANA GOVERNOR JOINS 117 RESEARCHERS, FARMERS AND CONSULTANTS WHO WILL ADDRESS MID-SOUTH FARMERS IN BATON ROUGE THIS MONTH Governor John Bel Edwards will give the Keynote address as he joins  researchers, farmers and  Certified Crop Advisors, who will speak at

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2022 Delta Area Rice Meeting- November 10th

2022 Delta Area Rice Meeting- November 10th Updated

🕔15:26, 12.Oct 2022

The 2022 Delta Area Rice Meeting to be held on Thursday, November 10, at 9:30 am at the Bolivar County Agriculture Center (Milton and Clarence Smith Building) in Cleveland, MS.  The meeting will include reports on rice irrigation, agronomy, weed

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Soybean Irrigation Termination

Soybean Irrigation Termination Updated

🕔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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MS Ag Industry Council – 2022 Row Crop Update Updated

🕔21:44, 15.Jul 2022

We welcome you to attend the Row Crop Update at the 2022 Mississippi Agricultural Industry Council Annual Convention. This event is hosted at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama on Wednesday, July 20 starting at 8:00am.

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Soybean Irrigation Initiation

Soybean Irrigation Initiation Updated

🕔10:12, 18.Jun 2022

Regardless of the amount of rainfall that we have been blessed to receive thus far this growing season, we have reached the point where extreme temperatures and little to no rain in the forecast have led to irrigation being on

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How do I install Watermark moisture sensors?

How do I install Watermark moisture sensors? Updated

🕔08:31, 28.May 2022

Irrometer Watermark Series: Installation Procedures Publication Number: P3540 View as PDF: P3540.pdf This publication series provides information and recommendations pertaining to the Irrometer Watermark 200SS, a granular matrix sensor commonly used in Mississippi for scheduling irrigation. Future publications will discuss other types

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Where do I install my soil moisture sensor?

Where do I install my soil moisture sensor? Updated

🕔08:25, 28.May 2022

Irrometer Watermark Series: Location Selection This publication series provides information and recommendations pertaining to the Irrometer Watermark 200SS, a granular matrix sensor commonly used in Mississippi for scheduling irrigation. Future publications will discuss other types of soil moisture sensors. Users

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2022 Pipe Planner Training Opportunities

2022 Pipe Planner Training Opportunities Updated

🕔10:51, 3.May 2022

Pipe Planner Training Webinars-May 2022!  Each Tuesday and Thursday at 9am CST, Irrigation Specialist Chris DeClerk with Delta Plastics will walk through the basics of Pipe Planner and answer any questions.  Simply click the GoToMeeting link below, follow the instructions

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How to Build Watermark Sensors Updated

🕔17:05, 25.Mar 2022

Irrometer Watermark Series: Construction Guide http://extension.msstate.edu/publications/irrometer-watermark-series-construction-guide  Introduction This publication provides a step-by-step guide to proper Watermark sensor construction. Following these steps will make the sensors easier to install at the intended depths and easier to remove at the end of

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Introducing the National Center for Alluvial Aquifer Research Updated

🕔15:06, 4.Feb 2022

Introducing the National Center for Alluvial Aquifer Research WHO WE ARE The National Center for Alluvial Aquifer Research (NCAAR) is a water-focused research team that exists as a Cooperative Program between U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA ARS) and Mississippi

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February 2022 – County Meeting Schedule

February 2022 – County Meeting Schedule Updated

🕔09:43, 2.Feb 2022

Mississippi State University Extension will be hosting several county row crop meetings this month. Each meeting will cover issues specific to the region including management topics on agronomics, insects, weeds, diseases, and economics. A meal will be provided at each

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County Meeting Schedule – January 2022

County Meeting Schedule – January 2022 Updated

🕔11:11, 6.Jan 2022

Mississippi State University Extension will be hosting several county row crop meetings this month. Each meeting will cover issues specific to the region including management topics on agronomics, insects, weeds, diseases, and economics. A meal will be provided at each

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Polytube pickup

Polytube pickup Updated

🕔17:46, 29.Oct 2021

Delta Plastics will only collect used polytube from those who request a pick-up. For pick up requests, you can call 800-277-9172 or Download the new Push for Pick Up mobile app for guaranteed 7-day pick up at: https://hubs.ly/H0V9WhS0

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MS Ag Industry Council – 2021 Row Crop Update Updated

🕔18:10, 14.Jul 2021

We welcome you to attend the Row Crop Update at the 2021 Mississippi Agricultural Industry Council Annual Convention. This event is hosted at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama on Wednesday, July 21 starting at 8:00am.

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