MS Ag Industry Council – 2024 Row Crop Update

MS Ag Industry Council – 2024 Row Crop Update Updated

🕔15:56, 18.Jul 2024

We welcome you to attend the Row Crop Update at the 2024 Mississippi Agricultural Industry Council Annual Convention. This event is hosted at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama on Wednesday, July 24 starting at 8:00am.

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Crisis Exemption for Intrepid 2F for Fall Armyworm in Mississippi Rice

Crisis Exemption for Intrepid 2F for Fall Armyworm in Mississippi Rice Updated

🕔18:08, 11.Jul 2024

Over the last 7 to 10 days, fall armyworm infestations in rice have increased a good bit.  Currently pyrethroids are the only products labeled for fall armyworm management in rice.  Since 2021 the performance of pyrethroids against fall armyworm has

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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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Ag Safety Day at DREC

Ag Safety Day at DREC Updated

🕔09:36, 31.Jan 2024

The Delta Research and Extension Center is hosting the upcoming Ag and Safety Day on Thursday February 8th, 2024 from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The day will be highlighted by Farm Bureau’s grain bin safety training featuring their grain bin safety

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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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2023 Delta Area Rice Meeting – November 15th

2023 Delta Area Rice Meeting – November 15th Updated

🕔11:09, 26.Oct 2023

Delta Area Rice Meeting Agenda (Click Here) The 2023 Delta Area Rice Meeting to be held on Wednesday, November 15, at 9:30 am at the Bolivar County Agriculture Center (Milton and Clarence Smith Building) in Cleveland, MS. The meeting will

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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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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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Rice Stink Bug – Endigo ZCX Section 18 in Rice

Rice Stink Bug – Endigo ZCX Section 18 in Rice Updated

🕔17:00, 14.Jul 2023

Rice stink bug infestations in heading rice have increased considerably this week.  With the status of pyrethroid resistance in rice stink bug, these products are not the best option especially if infestation levels are high.  Tenchu 20SG has provided good

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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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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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Emergency Exemption Approved for Endigo ZC in MS Rice

Emergency Exemption Approved for Endigo ZC in MS Rice Updated

🕔11:30, 29.Jul 2022

The MDAC Bureau of Plant Industry recently submitted a Section 18 request to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the use of Endigo ZC to control rice stink bug in rice.  The EPA approved that request late yesterday (July 28,

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Rice Stink Bug Update – July 22, 2022

Rice Stink Bug Update – July 22, 2022 Updated

🕔21:53, 22.Jul 2022

Rice stink bug populations appear to be very high in a lot of areas of the Delta this year.  To make matters worse, we are getting numerous reports of poor control with pyrethroids.  There were several cases reported late last

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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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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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The Topic of the Times: Fertilizer Prices and What to Do

The Topic of the Times: Fertilizer Prices and What to Do Updated

🕔15:11, 12.Nov 2021

The fire-starter for 2022 crop input discussions is fertilizer prices. Without getting into the why for the current volatility, first recall this situation is not entirely unique. Potash at the farmgate was about 14 cents per pound for years, if

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2021 Delta Area Rice Meeting Scheduled for November 17, 2021

2021 Delta Area Rice Meeting Scheduled for November 17, 2021 Updated

🕔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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Stored Rice Insect Management Update

Stored Rice Insect Management Update Updated

🕔10:26, 19.Oct 2021

In general there are a limited number of products labeled for stored grain insect management.  For rice these products include Storicide II (deltamethrin plus chlorpyrifos-methyl, pyrethroid and organophosphate, respectively), Diacon IGR (methoprene, insect growth regulator), diatomaceous earth (Insecto, Protect-It, and

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Intrepid 2F Approved for a Crisis Exemption to Control Fall Armyworm on Rice in Mississippi

Intrepid 2F Approved for a Crisis Exemption to Control Fall Armyworm on Rice in Mississippi Updated

🕔14:57, 28.Jul 2021

A crisis Exemption for Intrepid 2F (methoxyfeonzide) has been approved in Mississippi to control fall armyworms in rice.  We had received numerous reports of unacceptable control of fall armyworms with pyrethroids in late June and early July across the state. 

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Alert: Poor Control of Fall Armyworm Across the State – Soybean and Rice

Alert: Poor Control of Fall Armyworm Across the State – Soybean and Rice Updated

🕔11:10, 26.Jun 2021

We have had numerous calls over the last week or two about poor control of fall armyworm with pyrethroids.  They started in the southern part of the state and have rapidly expanded north.  The assumption has been that we are

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Insecticide Seed Treatments in Rice 2021

Insecticide Seed Treatments in Rice 2021 Updated

🕔16:12, 22.Apr 2021

A lot of rice has been planted in the state over the last couple of weeks and most of it had an insecticide seed treatment as we recommend.  The most common insecticide seed treatments in rice are one of the

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Read the Fertilizer and Lime Labels!

Read the Fertilizer and Lime Labels! Updated

🕔09:28, 9.Apr 2021

  To read and follow pesticide labels is common knowledge and accepted practice in agriculture. It should be practiced more for fertilizers, lime, and soil fertility enhancement products. Fertilizers: Why read these labels? The agriculture sector knows the three numbers

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2021 MSU Row Crop Educational Programs – Irrigation Update

2021 MSU Row Crop Educational Programs – Irrigation Update Updated

🕔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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Fundamental Fertilizer Management for 2021 in the Mid-South

Fundamental Fertilizer Management for 2021 in the Mid-South Updated

🕔09:50, 31.Mar 2021

  Fertilizer prices are a trending topic of Plant 2021. Many, if not most row crop farmers in Mississippi and surrounding states address basic soil fertility needs either via fall applications of phosphorus (P) and potassium (K), and/or booking preseason

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Planning to Lime for the 2022 Crop

Planning to Lime for the 2022 Crop Updated

🕔09:35, 20.Mar 2021

Wait a minute, aren’t we just now planting the 2021 crop? True, however, some fields being planted now will suffer from soil acidity issues this year. There may be short term band-aids available, but long-term solutions will be necessary. One

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