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

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

🕔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

🕔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

🕔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

🕔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

🕔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

🕔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!

🕔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

🕔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

🕔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

🕔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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Sulfur, the Quiet Plant Nutrient

🕔09:56, 5.Feb 2021

Sulfur (S) is essential for growing plants. It is a component of two of the amino acids that make up proteins. According to The Fertilizer Institute, 200 bushels of corn per acre removes 16 pounds and 60 bushels of soybeans

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Soil Test Recommendations

Soil Test Recommendations

🕔16:10, 22.Jan 2021

Where does this recommendation based on my soil test results come from? If you are a grower not asking it, start. Three common recommendation philosophies are used to interpret the soil testing data to provide the recommendations.  Sufficiency: based on

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A Little Goes a Long Way

A Little Goes a Long Way

🕔08:24, 21.Dec 2020

Plants require very small amounts of some of the essential elements; these micronutrients are necessary for plant growth, development, and reproduction. Most Mississippi soils provide enough micronutrients for crop production. However, boron, zinc, molybdenum, iron, and manganese may present issues.

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Actively Patient – Soils

Actively Patient – Soils

🕔14:01, 18.Dec 2020

It takes time to change soils. After making the business decision to actively manage for soil health, producers often are frustrated that results are not immediately apparent! We did all this, and nothing happened! Alternatively, we may see some changes in

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Rice harvest full steam ahead/Off target impacts (Podcast)

Rice harvest full steam ahead/Off target impacts (Podcast)

🕔08:37, 18.Sep 2020

Ben sits down with Bobby and Jason to talk about rice harvest and the influence of off-target paraquat on rice yield and quality.  

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Late Season Paraquat Drift on Rice

Late Season Paraquat Drift on Rice

🕔03:02, 31.Aug 2020

Prior to rice harvest and soybean desiccation we would like to present the work of Justin McCoy, a PhD candidate under the direction of Dr. Bobby Golden.  Justin’s dissertation investigated the effects of late-season paraquat drift on rice over the

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Rice Weed Control Insights with Eric Webster (Podcast)

Rice Weed Control Insights with Eric Webster (Podcast)

🕔11:27, 13.Aug 2020

Eric Webster, LSU AgCenter Weed Scientist sits down with Bobby Golden and Jason Bond to discuss rice harvest in Louisiana and talk herbicides in row rice and the Provisia System.

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Rice Insect Update Podcast

Rice Insect Update Podcast

🕔15:54, 14.Jul 2020

http://extension.msstate.edu/mississippi-crop-situation/audio/2020/rice-insect-update Bobby and Jason  sit down with Jeff to discuss insect management in rice and what to look for moving forward into the year

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Producers Benefit from Multiple Side Inlet in Rice Production.

Producers Benefit from Multiple Side Inlet in Rice Production.

🕔13:36, 8.Jun 2020

Most of the area rice is close to the permanent flood timing or will be after this tropical depression. With water being one of the most expensive inputs of the rice producer, utilizing methods to limit the amount of water

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Furrow Irrigated Rice Final Report

Furrow Irrigated Rice Final Report

🕔07:03, 13.Mar 2020

Over the last four years, MSU has conducted forty-nine “on-farm” furrow irrigated rice trials.  Yield data was reported from all forty-nine locations, while water use data was collected on twenty-eight locations from 2017-2019. Producers were required to have two adjacent

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2019 Row Crop Short Course Platinum Sponsor Podcast- Southern Ag Credit

2019 Row Crop Short Course Platinum Sponsor Podcast- Southern Ag Credit

🕔06:28, 31.Jan 2020

Click the icon below to hear from one our 2019 Row Crop Short Course platinum level sponsors, Clayton Davis with Southern Ag Credit

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County Meeting Schedule – February 2020

County Meeting Schedule – February 2020

🕔21:55, 30.Jan 2020

Mississippi State University Extension will be hosting several more county row crop meetings during February of 2020. Each meeting will cover issues specific to the region including management topics on agronomics, insects, weeds, diseases, and economics. A meal will be

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2019 Row Crop Short Course Platinum Sponsor Podcast- Waypoint Analytical

2019 Row Crop Short Course Platinum Sponsor Podcast- Waypoint Analytical

🕔08:01, 24.Jan 2020

Click the icon below to hear from one our 2019 Row Crop Short Course platinum level sponsors, Jerry Harris with Waypoint Analytical

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Upcoming County Meetings – January 22-23, 2020

Upcoming County Meetings – January 22-23, 2020

🕔10:25, 17.Jan 2020

Mississippi State University Extension will be hosting several county row crop meetings in January and February of 2020. Each meeting will cover issues specific to the region including management topics on agronomics, insects, weeds, diseases, and economics. A meal will

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2020 Insect Control Guide for Agronomic Crops

2020 Insect Control Guide for Agronomic Crops

🕔08:27, 17.Jan 2020

The 2020 Insect Control Guide for Agronomic Crops is now available. Click the following link for the online version 2020 Insect Control Guide or contact your local extension office for hard copies.

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