How to Plant and Grow Wheat for High Yields

How to Plant and Grow Wheat for High Yields

🕔21:07, 30.Sep 2022

Wheat can be a relatively consistent and productive crop which offers some benefits and diversity for your cropping system. This article addresses planting practices and other fall management practices needed to optimize wheat productivity.

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MS Ag Industry Council – 2022 Row Crop Update

MS Ag Industry Council – 2022 Row Crop Update

🕔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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Identifying Corn Reproductive Stages and Management Implications

Identifying Corn Reproductive Stages and Management Implications

🕔17:35, 14.Jul 2022

Corn progresses through six stages as ears develop through reproductive growth stages. Identification of these stages can be helpful for timing development, making prudent management decisions and anticipating crop response to practices and environmental conditions.

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How to Determine Corn Vegetative Growth Stages

How to Determine Corn Vegetative Growth Stages

🕔09:15, 6.May 2022

Vegetative growth stages of corn are determined by counting the number of fully emerged leaves with leaf collars present. It is important to appreciate this methodology since it is a basis for timing many management practices, including herbicide application, sidedress fertilizer, and others.

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Grain Sorghum Planting and Early Management Recommendations

Grain Sorghum Planting and Early Management Recommendations

🕔16:09, 5.May 2022

Grain sorghum has some unique characteristics differing from our major row crops. This article discusses key planting and management practices needed to successfully plant sorghum and get it off to a strong start this spring.

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BRAKE Section 18 Label for Peanut

BRAKE Section 18 Label for Peanut

🕔10:11, 5.Apr 2022

The EPA has approved a BRAKE Section 18 label in Mississippi for the control of Palmer amaranth in peanuts. Here is a link for the Section 18 label: 2022 Mississippi Section 18 Label – Brake Herbicide – Peanuts Some important

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Identifying Wheat Growth Stages using the Feekes Scale

Identifying Wheat Growth Stages using the Feekes Scale

🕔17:34, 28.Feb 2022

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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County Meeting Schedule – January 2022

County Meeting Schedule – January 2022

🕔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 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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Burndown During Pricing and Supply Challenges

Burndown During Pricing and Supply Challenges

🕔06:52, 12.Oct 2021

Daniel Stephenson with the LSU AgCenter is back as a call-in guest to the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville. Daniel, Jason, and Tom discuss some of the histories of fall-applied burndown treatments and then tackle the issue of designing

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Larry Steckel on Post Harvest Weed Control and Auxin-resistant Pigweeds (Podcast)

Larry Steckel on Post Harvest Weed Control and Auxin-resistant Pigweeds (Podcast)

🕔12:40, 31.Aug 2021

Larry Steckel from the University of Tennessee calls into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville.  He, Jason, and Tom start out discussing management of weeds in the window between harvest and first frost to prevent seed production.  They finish

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2021 Row Crop Short Course

2021 Row Crop Short Course

🕔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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MS Ag Industry Council – 2021 Row Crop Update

MS Ag Industry Council – 2021 Row Crop Update

🕔18:10, 14.Jul 2021

We welcome you to attend the Row Crop Update at the 2021 Mississippi Agricultural Industry Council Annual Convention. This event is hosted at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama on Wednesday, July 21 starting at 8:00am.

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Mississippi Cotton Early Season Management Considerations 2021

Mississippi Cotton Early Season Management Considerations 2021

🕔14:46, 29.Apr 2021

Mississippi Cotton Early Season Management Considerations

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Grain Sorghum Planting Recommendations for 2021

Grain Sorghum Planting Recommendations for 2021

🕔21:28, 27.Apr 2021

Grain sorghum is a crop receiving renewed interest from many Mississippi growers primarily due to strong demand and market prices in 2021. This article discusses key planting and management practices needed to successfully grow a productive sorghum crop and get it off to a good start this spring.

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Palmer amaranth

Palmer amaranth

🕔11:43, 12.Apr 2021

Palmer amaranth Weed Flora of Mississippi Family:  Amaranthaceae Genus:  Amaranthus       Species:  palmeri   History:  The genus Amaranthus belongs to the Amaranthaceae family and contains approximately 75 species worldwide. Palmer amaranth is one of a distinct subgroup of 10 dioecious (male

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2021 Delta Ag Expo

2021 Delta Ag Expo

🕔08:48, 9.Feb 2021

The 2021 Delta Ag Expo will be held on February 17th, beginning at 8:30 am.  Due to ongoing renovations to the Ag Expo building in Cleveland, this year’s event will be held at the Capps Auditorium at the Delta Research

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What to do after the corn is out- Post-Harvest Weed Control Thoughts (Podcast)

What to do after the corn is out- Post-Harvest Weed Control Thoughts (Podcast)

🕔14:47, 2.Sep 2020

Bobby, Jason, and Ben sit down and talk about post-harvest considerations for weed control after corn and early bean harvest.

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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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Corn Reproductive Stages and Their Management Implications

Corn Reproductive Stages and Their Management Implications

🕔13:01, 27.Jun 2020

Corn progresses through six stages as ears develop through reproductive growth stages. Identification of these stages can be helpful for timing development, making prudent management decisions and anticipating crop response to practices and environmental conditions.

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Grain Sorghum Planting and Management Recommendations

Grain Sorghum Planting and Management Recommendations

🕔17:12, 16.Apr 2020

Grain sorghum can be a consistent crop suited for dryland acreage and marginal fields in the Midsouth. It also produces many benefits when grown in rotation with our primary crops. This article outlines important planting practices and management tips needed to grow a successful sorghum crop.

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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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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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MACA 47th Annual Conference Feb 4-5, 2020

MACA 47th Annual Conference Feb 4-5, 2020

🕔08:18, 17.Jan 2020

MACA 47th Annual Conference – February 4-5, 2020 – Bost Extension Center on MSU campus The 47th Annual Conference of the Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association will take place February 4-5, 2019 at the Bost Extension Center, 190 Bost Extension Drive,

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New Paraquat Handling and Use Regulations

New Paraquat Handling and Use Regulations

🕔14:15, 4.Dec 2019

The EPA implemented new regulations and label updates to emphasize paraquat toxicity and reduce exposure to workers who mix, load, and apply herbicide products containing paraquat.

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