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2022 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Non-irrigated Locations

2022 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Non-irrigated Locations

🕔18:09, 11.Nov 2022

Non-irrigated locations containing the MSU official corn hybrid trials (OHT) were evaluated for foliar diseases during the 2022 season. Curvularia leaf spot was the most prevalent foliar disease observed. Data are presented as the severity of each disease from each irrigated location on a 0-9 scale for each of the hybrids included in the irrigated location evaluations. Presently, the evaluations from the mpm-irrigated locations (n=4) are included in the current post.

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2022 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Irrigated Locations

2022 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Irrigated Locations

🕔16:50, 7.Nov 2022

Irrigated locations containing the MSU official corn hybrid trials (OHT) were evaluated for foliar diseases during the 2022 season. Curvularia leaf spot was the most prevalent foliar disease observed. A limited amount of southern rust was observed at two locations. Data are presented as the severity of each disease from each irrigated location on a 0-9 scale for each of the hybrids included in the irrigated location evaluations. Presently, the evaluations from the irrigated locations (n=6) are included in the current post.

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2022 Delta Area Rice Meeting- November 10th

2022 Delta Area Rice Meeting- November 10th

🕔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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Corn Disease Update: Week Ending July 16, 2022

Corn Disease Update: Week Ending July 16, 2022

🕔10:16, 16.Jul 2022

Up until the past week the disease situation in the MS corn crop has been rather quiet. As the crop matures, additional diseases will likely be observed. Aside from Curvularia leaf spot being the most noticeable disease throughout the state, I have received numerous calls regarding corn smut as well as Physoderma brown spot.

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MS Ag Industry Council – 2022 Row Crop Update

MS Ag Industry Council – 2022 Row Crop Update

🕔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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2022 Agronomic Crop Scout School

2022 Agronomic Crop Scout School

🕔09:01, 1.Apr 2022

The Mississippi State Row Crop Team will be hosting three scout schools in 2022.  The program will cover insects, disease, fertility, and agronomy. These events are free of charge, and all are welcome. Each scout school will serve as an

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February 2022 – County Meeting Schedule

February 2022 – County Meeting Schedule

🕔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

🕔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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2021: Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas citri pv. malvacearum, the Causal Organism of Bacterial Blight

2021: Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas citri pv. malvacearum, the Causal Organism of Bacterial Blight

🕔16:15, 27.Dec 2021

Response of the cotton varieties contained within the 2021 Official Variety Trial to bacterial blight following evaluations conducted on inoculated plots from Stoneville, MS are included in this blog post.

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2021 Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations

2021 Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations

🕔19:09, 17.Dec 2021

The cultivars contained in the Mississippi State University Official Variety Trial (OVT), as well as several additional cultivars, were field-evaluated for their susceptibility/resistance to stem canker. Trials were conducted in Stoneville with toothpick-inoculated plants during the 2021 season. Tables contain the average of the field observations (on a 0-9 scale) as well as an assessment of resistance to stem canker (R, MR, MS, S) based on the evaluations conducted.

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2021 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Irrigated Locations

2021 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Irrigated Locations

🕔17:01, 21.Nov 2021

Irrigated locations containing the MSU official corn hybrid trials (OHT) were evaluated for foliar diseases during the 2021 season. Curvularia leaf spot and southern rust were the two most commonly observed diseases. Little if any northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) was observed; however, where observed the evaluations were captured and are contained in the associated tables from each location. Presently, the evaluations from the irrigated locations (n=5) are included in the current post.

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2021 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Non-irrigated Locations

2021 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Non-irrigated Locations

🕔17:00, 21.Nov 2021

Non-irrigated locations containing the MSU official corn hybrid trials (OHT) were evaluated for foliar diseases during the 2021 season. Curvularia leaf spot and southern rust were the two most commonly observed diseases. Little if any northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) was observed; however, where observed the evaluations were captured and are contained in the associated tables from each location. Presently, the evaluations from the non-irrigated locations (n=5) are included in the current post.

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2021 Delta Area Rice Meeting Scheduled for November 17, 2021

2021 Delta Area Rice Meeting Scheduled for November 17, 2021

🕔18:17, 21.Oct 2021

The 2021 Delta Area Rice Meeting will be held at the Bolivar Co. Extension office on Wednesday, November 17th, 2021.

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MS Ag Industry Council – 2021 Row Crop Update

MS Ag Industry Council – 2021 Row Crop Update

🕔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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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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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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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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2021 MSU Row Crop Educational Programs- Soil Fertility Update

2021 MSU Row Crop Educational Programs- Soil Fertility Update

🕔15:22, 19.Mar 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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2021 MSU Row Crop Educational Programs- Peanut Production Update

2021 MSU Row Crop Educational Programs- Peanut Production Update

🕔10:02, 11.Mar 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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2021 MSU Row Crop Educational Programs – Soybean Planting Considerations

2021 MSU Row Crop Educational Programs – Soybean Planting Considerations

🕔16:09, 5.Mar 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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2021 MSU Row Crop Educational Programs – Cotton Production

2021 MSU Row Crop Educational Programs – Cotton Production

🕔09:31, 5.Mar 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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2021 MSU Row Crop Educational Programs – Corn Episodes

2021 MSU Row Crop Educational Programs – Corn Episodes

🕔09:12, 26.Feb 2021

Due to restrictions limiting public gatherings related to the pandemic, the MSU Row Crop Team are releasing virtual educational programs to help prepare for the upcoming growing season. These corn episodes include two programs discussing planting practices and stand establishment, as well as soil, water and nutrient management.

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2020: Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas citri pv. malvacearum, the Causal Organism of Bacterial Blight

2020: Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas citri pv. malvacearum, the Causal Organism of Bacterial Blight

🕔15:45, 30.Nov 2020

Response of the cotton varieties contained within the 2020 Official Variety Trial to bacterial blight following evaluations conducted on inoculated plots from Stoneville, MS are included in this blog post.

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UPDATE: 2020 Soybean Variety Demonstration Program Summary

UPDATE: 2020 Soybean Variety Demonstration Program Summary

🕔11:06, 23.Nov 2020

When previously posted, two locations from this year’s program had yet to be harvested. Since that time, harvest has been completed and the link below has been updated to reflect the addition of these data. As a reminder, the annual

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2020 Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations

2020 Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations

🕔15:41, 20.Nov 2020

The cultivars contained in the Mississippi State University Official Variety Trial (OVT), as well as several additional cultivars, were field-evaluated for their susceptibility/resistance to stem canker. Trials were conducted in Stoneville with toothpick-inoculated plants during the 2020 season. Tables contain the average of the field observations (on a 0-9 scale) as well as an assessment of resistance to stem canker (R, MR, MS, S) based on the evaluations conducted.

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