2023 Verona, MS Soybean Variety Trial Frogeye Leaf Spot Evaluation Ratings

2023 Verona, MS Soybean Variety Trial Frogeye Leaf Spot Evaluation Ratings Updated

🕔15:18, 13.Apr 2024

During 2023 multiple soybean OVT locations were observed for the presence of disease. The Verona, MS location was observed to have the most consistent frogeye leaf spot data across all of the varieties planted. Observations were made and those are reported in the corresponding data tables.

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Wheat Disease Update: April 13, 2024

Wheat Disease Update: April 13, 2024 Updated

🕔14:27, 13.Apr 2024

At present the Mississippi wheat crop looks pretty good. Keep in mind that there are some common disease issues that can occur throughout the wheat acres in the state. Proper identification of those diseases is an important first step before deciding on a specific management alternative.

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2023 Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations

2023 Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations Updated

🕔09:12, 13.Apr 2024

The cultivars contained in the 2023 Mississippi State University Official Variety Trial (OVT), as well as several additional cultivars, were field-evaluated for their susceptibility/resistance to stem canker. Trials were conducted in Stoneville with toothpick-inoculated plants. Tables contain the average of the field observations (on a 0-9 scale) as well as an assessment of resistance to stem canker (R, MR, MS, S) based on the evaluations conducted.

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Identifying Wheat Growth Stages using the Feekes Scale

Identifying Wheat Growth Stages using the Feekes Scale Updated

🕔08:16, 29.Feb 2024

The Feekes scale is likely the most commonly used system to describe wheat and other small grain’s growth and development stages. Understanding of wheat plant development is important so that you may better time management inputs to optimize crop response. This article helps you identify specific wheat growth stages.

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2023 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Non-irrigated Locations

2023 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Non-irrigated Locations Updated

🕔06:48, 17.Jan 2024

Non-irrigated locations containing the MSU official corn hybrid trials (OHT) were evaluated for foliar diseases during the 2023 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 non-irrigated locations (n=5) are included in the current post.

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2023 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Irrigated Locations

2023 MSU Corn Hybrid Trial Disease Evaluations – Irrigated Locations Updated

🕔05:31, 17.Jan 2024

Irrigated locations containing the MSU official corn hybrid trials (OHT) were evaluated for foliar diseases during the 2023 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=5) are included in the current post.

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2023: Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas citri pv. malvacearum, the Causal Organism of Bacterial Blight

2023: Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas citri pv. malvacearum, the Causal Organism of Bacterial Blight Updated

🕔17:51, 1.Dec 2023

Response of the cotton varieties contained within the 2023 Official Variety Trial to bacterial blight following evaluations conducted on inoculated plots from Stoneville, MS are included in this blog post.

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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 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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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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2022 Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations (revised)

2022 Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations (revised) Updated

🕔16:04, 28.Mar 2023

The cultivars contained in the Mississippi State University Official Variety Trial (OVT), as well as several additional cultivars, were field-evaluated for their susceptibility/resistance to stem canker. Trials were conducted in Stoneville with toothpick-inoculated plants during the 2022 season. Tables contain the average of the field observations (on a 0-9 scale) as well as an assessment of resistance to stem canker (R, MR, MS, S) based on the evaluations conducted.

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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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2022: Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas citri pv. malvacearum, the Causal Organism of Bacterial Blight

2022: Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas citri pv. malvacearum, the Causal Organism of Bacterial Blight Updated

🕔10:09, 17.Dec 2022

Response of the cotton varieties contained within the 2022 Official Variety Trial to bacterial blight following evaluations conducted on inoculated plots from Stoneville, MS are included in this blog post.

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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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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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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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2021: Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas citri pv. malvacearum, the Causal Organism of Bacterial Blight

2021: Response of Cotton Varieties to Inoculation with Xanthomonas citri pv. malvacearum, the Causal Organism of Bacterial Blight Updated

🕔16:15, 27.Dec 2021

Response of the cotton varieties contained within the 2021 Official Variety Trial to bacterial blight following evaluations conducted on inoculated plots from Stoneville, MS are included in this blog post.

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2021 Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations

2021 Soybean Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations Updated

🕔19:09, 17.Dec 2021

The cultivars contained in the Mississippi State University Official Variety Trial (OVT), as well as several additional cultivars, were field-evaluated for their susceptibility/resistance to stem canker. Trials were conducted in Stoneville with toothpick-inoculated plants during the 2021 season. Tables contain the average of the field observations (on a 0-9 scale) as well as an assessment of resistance to stem canker (R, MR, MS, S) based on the evaluations conducted.

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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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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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2021 Row Crop Short Course

2021 Row Crop Short Course Updated

🕔13:30, 13.Aug 2021

Plans are currently being made to hold the 2021 Row Crop Short Course face to face at The Mill Conference Center in Starkville, MS.  We are closely monitoring the pandemic  as well as local health and safety guidelines and are

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