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25
May
2018
May 31 Webinar: USDA’s 2018/19 U.S. and Global Forecasts for Grains, Oilseeds, and Cotton
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on Thursday, May 31 at 3 p.m. CST to hear from Rachel Trego, international economist with USDA Foreign Agriculture Service.  She will present the new 2018/19 forecasts that USDA published for the major grains, oilseeds, and cotton. The presentation will include U.S. production, use, […]

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 […]

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 […]

08
May
2018
Deadline for Ginning Cost Share is Friday May 11
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

As a reminder, Friday May 11 is the deadline for producers to sign up for USDA’s Cotton Ginning Cost Share (CGCS) program.  Producers that certified cotton acres in 2016 should have received a prefilled application(s) by mail from USDA.  CGCS applications can be submitted to your local FSA office either in person, by FAX or […]

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
Residuals still backbone for cotton weed control
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

By Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist Cotton acres are likely to increase this year, and I have talked to a couple that are growing cotton for the first time so it appears cotton is making a comeback!  Several new technologies are available now that weren’t 5 years ago but regardless of the variety or technology […]

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 […]

23
Apr
2018
When to plant cotton
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist Situation This time last year a good number of cotton acres had been planted.  There have been reports of a few producers planting cotton. Conditions have not gotten to where they really need to be for cotton.  The pressure will mount greatly in the coming days to get cotton planters […]

03
Apr
2018
April 12 Webinar: The Challenges of Writing the Next Farm Bill and Ongoing Trade Issues​
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agriculture Economist and Professor of Economics The next Food and Agribusiness Webinar will be on Thursday, April 12 at 10 a.m.  Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) director Pat Westhoff will discuss the economic, trade and biofuels considerations, crop and livestock market outlook, and other issues that congressional leadership and members […]

27
Mar
2018
March 29 Webinar: USDA-NASS 2018 Planting Intentions Report
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on Thursday, March 29 at 4 p.m. CST as Eugene Young and Jarrod Hardke discuss and answer your questions related to USDA’s March 29, 2018 Planting Intentions Report and grain stocks on hand. Eugene Young, Regional Director for the USDA-NASS Delta Regional Office discusses […]