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21
May
2018
May 24 webinar: Rice market forecasts with Nathan Childs
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us for the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar on Thursday, May 24 at 3 p.m. Nathan Childs will present the first official USDA global and U.S. rice market forecasts for 2018/19, including calendar year 2019 world rice trade. For the U.S., production, use, trade, stocks and […]

18
May
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Update for May 18, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator The Corn Research Verification Program Fields are progressing well this week.  We have started irrigation on two fields based on Irrigation Scheduler.  Mississippi County Corn Verification Field was moved to a new location due to a delay in land leveling.  Both Grain Sorghum Research Verification […]

11
May
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Weekly Update – May 11, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator The Corn Research Verification Program Fields are progressing well this week.  All could use a rain.  Both Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Fields have emerged and Arkansas County received enough rainfall for pre-emerge herbicide to be activated. River Valley Update– Kevin VanPelt (Conway County) […]

11
May
2018
May 17 Webinar: Keith Coble’s Farm Bill Update
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Dr. Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on May 17 at 1:30 p.m. CST to hear from Keith Coble, a Giles Distinguished Professor and Head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Mississippi State University, speaking on the Farm Bill. Previously, Coble worked at USDA Economic Research Service and studied at Texas […]

07
May
2018
New Row Crop Helpline Now Available!
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

With the help of our IT staff, Extension is happy to announce that we now have a system in place for row crop specialists to post audio reports for growers and consultants.  These reports will be posted by respective specialists on an as-needed basis for corn, cotton, rice, sorghum, soybean, and wheat covering all aspects […]

27
Apr
2018
Horseweed causing problems in some areas
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

By Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist Horseweed (marestail) has always been an issue at spring burndown prior to planting.  In the early 2000’s, it became a much bigger problem in the Southern US by developing resistance to glyphosate (Roundup).  Horseweed can germinate and grow in a wide range of temperatures; it commonly emerges in the […]

27
Apr
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Update – April 27, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, CGSRVP Coordinator The Corn Research Verification Program Fields are progressing well with the warmer temperatures over the past week. Mississippi County Field has not been planted and will hopefully get the grain sorghum planted in Cross County this coming week. River Valley Update– Kevin VanPelt (Conway County)  The rains were beneficial for fields planted in […]

23
Apr
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Update – April 20, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator We will have planting dates scattered from March 20thin Desha County to this coming Saturday April 21stif we get enough drying before more rain this weekend. Prairie County Corn Verification Field has survived the freeze pretty well and was greening up with warmer weather this […]

16
Apr
2018
Corn Replant: Killing existing stands
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist Judging by the number of calls I have received this morning, it looks like we will be re-planting some of the March and early April planted corn.  The best plan may be to wait for 7 days and take another assessment of the corn stand.  This will also allow […]

10
Apr
2018
Corn freeze injury
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

On the morning of April 8thmany across the state experienced a frost or freeze with temperatures ranging from just above freezing to as low as 25 degrees F in localized areas.   As with any freeze event there appears to be a lot of temperature variability even within a small area.  At the time of the […]