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Posts From Whitney Crow, Extension Entomologist

Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 6/15/2024

Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 6/15/2024 Updated

🕔09:43, 15.Jun 2024

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Southwestern Corn Borer Trapping – Week ending 6/76/24

Southwestern Corn Borer Trapping – Week ending 6/76/24 Updated

🕔09:03, 8.Jun 2024

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Southwestern Corn Borer Trapping Program – Week Ending 5/31/2024

Southwestern Corn Borer Trapping Program – Week Ending 5/31/2024 Updated

🕔12:10, 1.Jun 2024

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Agronomic Field Day, August 6th, Starkville, MS

Agronomic Field Day, August 6th, Starkville, MS Updated

🕔11:54, 28.May 2024

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Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 5/25/2024

Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 5/25/2024 Updated

🕔21:49, 27.May 2024

With corn acres rapidly approaching tassel, southwestern corn borer traps are beginning to be deployed across the state. Limited data is available for this week but will become more abundant as the season progresses. 

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Advanced Planting Technologies Field Day: June 5th

Advanced Planting Technologies Field Day: June 5th Updated

🕔08:54, 23.May 2024

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Agronomic Scout Schools (June 2024)

Agronomic Scout Schools (June 2024) Updated

🕔09:24, 13.May 2024

The Mississippi State Row Crop Team will be hosting three scout schools in 2024.  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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Redbanded Stink Bug Survey of 2024

Redbanded Stink Bug Survey of 2024 Updated

🕔09:00, 13.May 2024

Over the last month, we have been conducting the redbanded stink bug ditch bank surveys. To date, we have not found any redbanded stink bugs in the following counties: Attala Choctaw Hinds Holmes Leake Madison Montgomery Oktibbeha Webster Winston Yazoo

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2024 Thrips Considerations

2024 Thrips Considerations Updated

🕔17:18, 9.May 2024

At-planting: Since the development of widespread resistance to neonicotinoid seed treatments, we have been recommending the use of Acephate (Orthene) at planting, either as an overtreatment at 6.4 oz per cwt or up to a pound in-furrow. For several years,

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2024 Agronomic Scout School

2024 Agronomic Scout School Updated

🕔08:34, 4.Apr 2024

The Mississippi State Row Crop Team will be hosting three scout schools in 2024.  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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Save the Date for the 2024 Row Crop Short Course

Save the Date for the 2024 Row Crop Short Course Updated

🕔18:33, 2.Apr 2024

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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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Row Crop Short Course- Floral Design Workshop

Row Crop Short Course- Floral Design Workshop Updated

🕔12:06, 19.Nov 2023

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Final Registration nears for the 2023 Row Crop Short Course

Final Registration nears for the 2023 Row Crop Short Course Updated

🕔11:25, 16.Nov 2023

2023 Row Crop Short Course December 4-6th Cotton Mill Conference Center Starkville, MS   Meeting Registration: November 21st is the last day to register with no charge. After November 21st, including at the door, the fee will be $40 per

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Registration Reminder: 2023 MSU Row Crop Short Course

Registration Reminder: 2023 MSU Row Crop Short Course Updated

🕔14:19, 10.Nov 2023

2023 MSU Row Crop Short Course December 4-6 Cotton Mill Conference Center Starkville, MS   Meeting Registration: Preregistration ends on November 21. Registration after November 21, including at the door during the event, will be $40 per person. The following

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Row Crop Short Course 2023

Row Crop Short Course 2023 Updated

🕔07:28, 18.Oct 2023

2023 Row Crop Short Course December 4-6th Cotton Mill Conference Center Starkville, MS   Meeting Registration: November 17th is the last day to register with no charge. After November 18th, including at the door, the fee will be $40 per

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Timing Fall Herbicide Treatments for Italian Ryegrass (Podcast)

Timing Fall Herbicide Treatments for Italian Ryegrass (Podcast) Updated

🕔15:21, 10.Oct 2023

From the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville, Tom and Jason unpack the details of timing fall herbicide treatments targeting Italian ryegrass.  This episode overlaps somewhat with the one from September 28, but the information here is more focused on

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2023 MSU Row Crop Short Course Registration and Hotel Information

2023 MSU Row Crop Short Course Registration and Hotel Information Updated

🕔18:20, 6.Oct 2023

2023 MSU Row Crop Short Course December 4-6 Cotton Mill Conference Center Starkville, MS   Meeting Registration: Preregistration ends on November 21. Registration after November 21, including at the door during the event, will be $40 per person. The following

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Rice Harvest and the Rice Festival (Podcast)

Rice Harvest and the Rice Festival (Podcast) Updated

🕔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) Updated

🕔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) Updated

🕔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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Perennial Problems with Rhizome Johnsongrass (Podcast)

Perennial Problems with Rhizome Johnsongrass (Podcast) Updated

🕔10:15, 29.Aug 2023

Daniel Stephenson from the LSU AgCenter called into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to share his experiences with rhizome johnsongrass problems in Louisiana.  Multiple resistant johnsongrass has spread to different regions of Louisiana.  Most recently, populations of evolved

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Terminating Insecticides Applications in Cotton

Terminating Insecticides Applications in Cotton Updated

🕔16:13, 16.Aug 2023

In many areas across the state, acres are quickly approaching the point of insecticide termination. All insect termination suggestions are in terms of NAWF5 plus x heat units.  NAWF5 refers to node above white flower 5 or cutout. This is

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Corn Borer Trap Counts – Week ending 7/29/2023

Corn Borer Trap Counts – Week ending 7/29/2023 Updated

🕔13:27, 29.Jul 2023

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