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2024 Mississippi Extension County Meeting Agendas

2024 Mississippi Extension County Meeting Agendas

🕔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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2023 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Non-irrigated Locations

2023 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Non-irrigated Locations

🕔06:48, 17.Jan 2024

Non-irrigated locations containing the MSU official corn hybrid trials (OHT) were evaluated for foliar diseases during the 2023 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 non-irrigated locations (n=5) are included in the current post.

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2023 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Irrigated Locations

2023 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Irrigated Locations

🕔05:31, 17.Jan 2024

Irrigated locations containing the MSU official corn hybrid trials (OHT) were evaluated for foliar diseases during the 2023 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=5) are included in the current post.

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2024 Extension County Meetings Schedule

2024 Extension County Meetings Schedule

🕔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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2023: Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas citri pv. malvacearum, the Causal Organism of Bacterial Blight

2023: Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas citri pv. malvacearum, the Causal Organism of Bacterial Blight

🕔17:51, 1.Dec 2023

Response of the cotton varieties contained within the 2023 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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MS Ag Industry Council – 2023 Row Crop Update

MS Ag Industry Council – 2023 Row Crop Update

🕔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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2023 Agronomic Scout School

2023 Agronomic Scout School

🕔12:32, 1.May 2023

The Mississippi State Row Crop Team will be hosting three scout schools in 2023.  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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2022 Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations (revised)

2022 Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations (revised)

🕔16:04, 28.Mar 2023

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 2022 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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Upcoming Row Crop Extension Meetings

Upcoming Row Crop Extension Meetings

🕔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

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

2022: Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas citri pv. malvacearum, the Causal Organism of Bacterial Blight

🕔10:09, 17.Dec 2022

Response of the cotton varieties contained within the 2022 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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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

🕔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

🕔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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