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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 8, 2022

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 8, 2022 Updated

🕔06:46, 9.Jul 2022

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 1, 2022

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 1, 2022 Updated

🕔14:58, 1.Jul 2022

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Southwestern Corn Borer – June 24, 2022

Southwestern Corn Borer – June 24, 2022 Updated

🕔22:35, 24.Jun 2022

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 17, 2022

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 17, 2022 Updated

🕔13:37, 17.Jun 2022

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 10, 2022

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 10, 2022 Updated

🕔21:44, 10.Jun 2022

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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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Improving Corn Response to Nitrogen Fertilizer

Improving Corn Response to Nitrogen Fertilizer Updated

🕔10:35, 30.Apr 2022

Nitrogen is a hot topic for corn growers due to extraordinary fertilizer prices. Fortunately, there are methods we can employ to improve nitrogen efficiency. This article gives recommendations to improve corn response to nitrogen fertilizer and reduce risk in our Midsouth environment.

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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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2021 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Irrigated Locations

2021 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Irrigated Locations Updated

🕔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 Updated

🕔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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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – August 7, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – August 7, 2021 Updated

🕔08:46, 7.Aug 2021

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 31, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 31, 2021 Updated

🕔19:31, 30.Jul 2021

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 24, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 24, 2021 Updated

🕔04:38, 24.Jul 2021

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Southwestern Corn Borer – July 17, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer – July 17, 2021 Updated

🕔22:11, 16.Jul 2021

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 10, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 10, 2021 Updated

🕔06:23, 10.Jul 2021

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 3, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 3, 2021 Updated

🕔11:14, 3.Jul 2021

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 26, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 26, 2021 Updated

🕔09:47, 26.Jun 2021

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 19, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 19, 2021 Updated

🕔07:12, 19.Jun 2021

Corn borer trap numbers were variable and fairly low throughout the state this week.

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 4, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 4, 2021 Updated

🕔09:35, 5.Jun 2021

Southwestern corn borer numbers have been very low (0-2 per trap) across the state to date.  We are not reporting the table of trap counts for each county this week, but will start posting county numbers next week.  One trap

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How to Enhance Your Strategy Regarding Tassel Applications Updated

🕔11:28, 29.May 2021

As the Mississippi corn crop approaches tassel, crop health and weather may greatly affect crop response to various management inputs, including nitrogen fertilizer or other products. This article will discuss factors that may affect your strategy and improve your response.

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Improving Corn Yields by Better Timing your First Irrigation

Improving Corn Yields by Better Timing your First Irrigation Updated

🕔10:22, 29.May 2021

Moisture sensors have shown we can generally do much better timing irrigation needs. The initial irrigation of corn offers considerable opportunity to improve efficiency which can also enhance yields. Regardless of whether you use sensors, we explain methods to help you make irrigation decisions and make more corn.

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2021 Virtual Insect Scout Schools

2021 Virtual Insect Scout Schools Updated

🕔15:30, 3.May 2021

Due to the uncertainty of being allowed to hold face to face meetings during the early planning sessions for our Insect Scout Schools, we decided to pre-record the entire scout school for General Thresholds, Cotton, Corn, Grain Sorghum, and Soybean

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Should We Treat Stink Bugs in Wheat?

Should We Treat Stink Bugs in Wheat? Updated

🕔07:57, 19.Apr 2021

Over the last week or so we have a few calls coming in about stink bugs in heading wheat. It is not uncommon to find stink bugs in wheat after head emergence. However, it takes extremely high numbers to cause

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2020 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Non-Irrigated Locations

2020 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Non-Irrigated Locations Updated

🕔09:46, 20.Nov 2020

Non-irrigated locations containing the MSU official corn hybrid trials (OHT) were evaluated for foliar diseases during the 2020 season. Curvularia leaf spot and southern corn leaf blight 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. In addition, and when present, lodging was evaluated on a percent scale to capture any meaningful differences between hybrids. Presently, the evaluations from the non-irrigated locations (n=6) are included in the current post.

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