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2013 Official Small Plot Cotton Variety Trials – Preliminary Data

2013 Official Small Plot Cotton Variety Trials – Preliminary Data

🕔15:17, 26.Nov 2013

Find below the Preliminary version of the 2013 Small Plot Cotton Official Variety Trial. During 2013, small plot cotton variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Brooksville, Clarksdale, Itta Bena, Senatobia, Starkville, Stoneville, Tunica, and Verona. Variety trial data

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2014 MSU Short List of Suggested Corn Hybrids

2014 MSU Short List of Suggested Corn Hybrids

🕔16:45, 6.Nov 2013

This effort lists those corn hybrids which have demonstrated superior productivity in the MSU Corn for Grain Hybrid Trials. Approximately 80 corn hybrids representing the vast majority of seed companies in the Mid-south participate in the MSU hybrid trials. This information should help you better assess relative corn hybrid productivity and profitability in future seasons for either irrigated or dryland culture.

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2013 Row Crop Short Course

🕔16:10, 5.Nov 2013

The 2013 Row Crop Short Course will be held at the Bost Extension Center on the campus of Mississippi State University from December 2 – 4, 2013.  The 2013 Row Crop Short Course will begin with an irrigation symposium hosted

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Evaluation of Wheat Varieties for Metribuzin Tolerance

Evaluation of Wheat Varieties for Metribuzin Tolerance

🕔12:43, 22.Oct 2013

Metribuzin is an important herbicide for controlling numerous weed species in wheat. However, wheat varieties may differ in tolerance to metribuzin. This article shows our evaluations of wheat varieties included in the current MSU Wheat Variety Trials for metribuzin tolerance. This should help you better assess potential for wheat crop injury.

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2013 MSU Short List of Suggested Wheat Varieties

2013 MSU Short List of Suggested Wheat Varieties

🕔12:30, 24.Sep 2013

This publication lists those wheat varieties which have demonstrated superior productivity in the MSU Wheat and Oat Variety Trials and summarizes their characteristics. This impartial information should help you better assess wheat varieties and pick those suited for your farm this season.

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Soybean Disease Update: September 21, 2013

Soybean Disease Update: September 21, 2013

🕔15:25, 21.Sep 2013

Soybean disease questions still consider to be raised throughout MS. Even though soybean rust has been detected in 45 counties to date it appears we will have another season where yield losses as a result of soybean rust will be extremely limited and may only have occurred in a handful of fields. When making plans for next year consider sampling for nematodes in light textured soil classes. In addition, planting a frogeye susceptible variety in several years in a continuous soybean system may increase the likelihood of frogeye causing substantial yield loss.

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Soybean Frogeye Leaf Spot: Management Decisions for the Disease Following an R3/R4 Strobilurin Application

Soybean Frogeye Leaf Spot: Management Decisions for the Disease Following an R3/R4 Strobilurin Application

🕔20:17, 28.Jul 2013

Frogeye leaf spot continues to be one of the main foliar diseases observed in the 2013 soybean crop. In several situations a fungicide has applied and frogeye continues to be an issue. In the current blog post several pieces of information are included to help aid decisions in whether or not a particular variety may be susceptible or resistant to frogeye. In addition, a table of the labeled fungicide products for use to prevent yield loss as a result of frogeye leaf spot are included.

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Soybean Minute Radio Program

🕔11:30, 12.Jul 2013

The Soybean Minute is a new radio program that can be heard on the Mississippi AgriNews Network. These reports, sponsored by the Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board and the United Soybean Board, offer the latest information on soybean production in Mississippi.

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Wheat Disease Update: March 30, 2013

Wheat Disease Update: March 30, 2013

🕔09:45, 30.Mar 2013

Stripe rust continues to be observed throughout scattered fields in the Delta. In addition, leaf rust was confirmed in isolated cases over the past week. Keep in mind that not all fields will require a fungicide application to prevent yield loss. Scout wheat fields at this time for stripe rust hot spots (small in size = less than 3 feet in diameter; to large in size = several trucks) and determine the wheat variety present before deciding on a fungicide application.

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2012 Small Plot Official Cotton Variety Trials

🕔18:16, 11.Feb 2013

Find below the final version of the 2012 Small Plot Cotton Official Variety Trial. During 2012, small plot cotton variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Clarksdale, Rolling Fork, Schlater, Senatobia, Starkville, Stoneville, Tribbett, Tunica, and Verona. Variety trial

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2013 Grain Sorghum Hybrid Recommendations

2013 Grain Sorghum Hybrid Recommendations

🕔17:53, 9.Feb 2013

Included are Mississippi State’s suggested grain sorghum hybrids for planting during the 2013 season. These hybrid recommendations are intended for dryland production.

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2012 County Cotton Variety Trials

🕔21:45, 5.Feb 2013

The Mississippi State University Extension Service conducts large plot, on-farm variety trials each year.  These trials are intended to complement the small plot Official Variety Trials (OVT) that are conducted under the guidance of Dr. Bobby Golden.  Large plot trials

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2012 MSU Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Results

2012 MSU Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Results

🕔14:34, 24.Dec 2012

The MSU Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program evaluates superior corn hybrids from numerous seed companies who participate in the MSU Corn for Grain Hybrid Trials. Our objective is to provide you more opportunity to evaluate premier corn hybrids and substantially supplement the information gathered in the University Hybrid Trials.

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2013 Soybean Variety Suggestions

2013 Soybean Variety Suggestions

🕔10:11, 5.Dec 2012

Variety selection is one of the most critical management decisions associated with soybean production. Factors such as soil type, planting date, irrigation capabilities, row spacing, harvest capacity, and other crops grown all can influence the decision for selecting an appropriate

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Preliminary 2012 Rice On-Farm Variety Trial Information

🕔16:15, 15.Nov 2012

In an effort to get information out in a timely, I am posting a preliminary copy of the 2012 Rice On-farm Variety Trial Booklet. Any questions, please do not hesistate to contact us.

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2012 Row Crop Short Course

🕔10:05, 15.Nov 2012

The 2012 Row Crop Short Course will be held from December 3-5, 2012 at the Bost Extension Center on the campus of Mississippi State University.  Pre-registration is free of charge until November 30 and will be $40 thereafter including at

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2012 Cotton OVT Preliminary Data Tables

🕔17:53, 12.Nov 2012

Find below a preliminary copy of the 2012 Cotton Variety Trial data tables. During 2012, small plot cotton variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Clarksdale, Rolling Fork, Schlater, Senatobia, Starkville, Stoneville, Tribbett, Tunica, and Verona.  This year the

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2013 MSU Short List of Suggested Corn Hybrids

2013 MSU Short List of Suggested Corn Hybrids

🕔15:18, 25.Oct 2012

This effort lists those corn hybrids which have demonstrated superior grain yield performance in the MSU Corn for Grain Hybrid Trials. Approximately 80 corn hybrids representing the vast majority of seed companies in the Mid-south participate in the MSU hybrid trials. This information should help you better assess relative corn hybrid productivity and profitability in future seasons for either irrigated or dryland culture.

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2012 MSU Short List of Suggested Wheat Varieties

2012 MSU Short List of Suggested Wheat Varieties

🕔11:08, 25.Aug 2012

This article lists those wheat varieties which have demonstrated superior productivity in the MSU Wheat and Oat Variety Trials and summarizes their characteristics. This impartial information should help you better assess how many variety traits potentially work to affect wheat performance on your farm next season.

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Choosing Winter Wheat Varieties with Tolerance to Leaf and Stripe Rust

Choosing Winter Wheat Varieties with Tolerance to Leaf and Stripe Rust

🕔09:14, 6.Aug 2012

Six locations of the MS wheat variety trial plots were rated for the presence of leaf and stripe rust. Included is information regarding the reaction of each of the varieties contained to aid in determing the best wheat varieties with rust tolerance to plant for the 2012/2013 season.

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Delta Research and Extension Center’s Corn/Soybean (July 19) and Rice (July 31) Agronomic Crop Field Days

🕔11:25, 13.Jun 2012

The DREC will be holding two separate field days, one for corn and soybean on July 19 and one for rice on July 31.

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North Mississippi Research and Extension Center Agronomic Row Crops Field Day

🕔10:35, 11.Jun 2012

The biennial North Mississippi Research and Extension Center Agronomic Row Crops Field Day will be held at the Lee County Agri-Center, Magnolia Conference Center, Highway 145 South of Verona, on Thursday, August 9, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

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Soybean Variety Selection Tool

Soybean Variety Selection Tool

🕔09:33, 23.Mar 2012

Variety selection is one of the most critical components in maximizing soybean yields. Soil type, planting date, maturity group, and many other factors are key components in selecting the correct variety for your farm. The Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board offers a tool to aid you in your selection.

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Grain Sorghum Hybrid Recommendations

Grain Sorghum Hybrid Recommendations

🕔17:34, 21.Feb 2012

There is considerably more interest in growing grain sorghum this year. This article gives some suggestions and resources for evaluating hybrids which could be suited for dryland grain sorghum production in Mississippi.

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2011 Official Cotton Variety Trial Booklet Correction

🕔16:23, 13.Feb 2012

Find below the final version of the 2011 Cotton Official Variety Trial. During 2011, small plot cotton variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Clarksdale, Rolling Fork, Schlater, Senatobia, Starkville, Stoneville, Tribbett, and Verona. Variety trial data is segmented

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