Southwestern Corn Borer Trap Counts – Week ending 7/22/2023

Southwestern Corn Borer Trap Counts – Week ending 7/22/2023 Updated

🕔13:22, 22.Jul 2023

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How to Estimate Corn Yield Prior to Harvest

How to Estimate Corn Yield Prior to Harvest Updated

🕔10:07, 22.Jul 2023

Would you like to estimate your corn yield prior to the combine heading to the field? If you are willing to put in a little time, you can make a rough estimate by following these guidelines. While any such method leaves considerable opportunity for error, this process will likely be a good opportunity to learn more about your crop.

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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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Southwestern Corn Borer Trap Counts – Week Ending 7/8/2023

Southwestern Corn Borer Trap Counts – Week Ending 7/8/2023 Updated

🕔08:31, 8.Jul 2023

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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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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 1, 2023

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 1, 2023 Updated

🕔09:08, 1.Jul 2023

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 24, 2023

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 24, 2023 Updated

🕔11:07, 24.Jun 2023

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Corn Hail Damage and other Storm Issues

Corn Hail Damage and other Storm Issues Updated

🕔11:48, 17.Jun 2023

Fields in numerous areas around the state have taken a beating from hail and wind associated with recent storms. Several different types of damage may have occurred depending upon the type of storm, including hail damage, lodging and green snap. This article will describe what to expect.

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Identifying Corn Reproductive Stages and Management Implications

Identifying Corn Reproductive Stages and Management Implications Updated

🕔11:47, 10.Jun 2023

Corn progresses through six stages as ears develop through reproductive growth stages. Identification of these stages can help time development, make prudent decisions and anticipate crop response to management practices and environmental conditions.

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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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Corn Planting Suggestions for a Potentially Early Season

Corn Planting Suggestions for a Potentially Early Season Updated

🕔11:00, 11.Mar 2023

Corn is very dependent on the stand achieved to optimize productivity. So far this spring temperatures have been much warmer than normal, which definitely benefit corn planting opportunities and outcome. However, next week may bring other challenges. This article discusses how to assess corn planting suitability, strategies to improve your stand, and factors that affect what seeding rate you should plant.

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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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When should Cover Crops be Terminated for Corn?

When should Cover Crops be Terminated for Corn? Updated

🕔11:25, 28.Jan 2023

Cover crops can improve soil health and water quality and are being grown on more acres. However, their growth may extend into the spring and present challenges for primary crops. We are investigating these dynamics so that we may implement strategies to realize advantages while minimizing risk. Corn production presents issues that we will address.

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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 MSU Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Results

2022 MSU Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Results Updated

🕔17:41, 1.Dec 2022

Mississippi State goes to great lengths to evaluate, assess and analyze corn hybrid performance, so you have good information to make decisions which improve the profitability of your farm. These Hybrid Demonstration trials are grown in numerous on-farm locations throughout the state where you can better evaluate hybrid performance of our region’s most elite hybrids. Full results, including yields and plant characteristics from this year’s trials are published here.

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

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

🕔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 Updated

🕔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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2023 MSU Short List of Suggested Corn Hybrids

2023 MSU Short List of Suggested Corn Hybrids Updated

🕔11:38, 4.Nov 2022

This publication lists those corn hybrids which have demonstrated superior performance in the Mississippi Corn for Grain Hybrid Trials. No other source tests as many hybrids representing today’s choices in the market. Thus, this is a great starting point and barometer for you to judge performance and select the best corn hybrids for your farm.

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2022 Yield Summaries from the MSU Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program

2022 Yield Summaries from the MSU Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Updated

🕔22:43, 19.Oct 2022

Mississippi State goes to great lengths to evaluate, assess and analyze corn hybrid performance. These Corn Hybrid Demonstration trials are grown in numerous on-farm locations throughout the state where you can better evaluate hybrid performance of our region’s most elite hybrids. Preliminary grain yield results from this year’s trials are published here.

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 29, 2022

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 29, 2022 Updated

🕔20:58, 29.Jul 2022

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 22, 2022

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 22, 2022 Updated

🕔20:43, 22.Jul 2022

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Corn Disease Update: Week Ending July 16, 2022

Corn Disease Update: Week Ending July 16, 2022 Updated

🕔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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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 15, 2022

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 15, 2022 Updated

🕔21:46, 15.Jul 2022

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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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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 8, 2022

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 8, 2022 Updated

🕔06:46, 9.Jul 2022

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