Corn is a major crop for Mississippi farmers. Produce the best yields possible using information provided by the MSU Extension specialists. Information is provided on corn weed control, corn insect control, corn planning budgets, herbicide programs for managing Glyphosate/ALS Resistant Palmer Amaranth, and corn insect identification. Also, find the latest corn news.
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippi agriculture’s value of production fell 10.3% in 2023, but still posted its second highest result on record at $8.8 billion.
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Online preregistration for Mississippi’s premier row crop course is open.
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Cool temperatures and rainfall are two things most of Mississippi has not seen lately.
Sledge Taylor is no stranger to cover crops —he first planted vetch on 100 acres of his Panola County farmland in 1979—but he has ramped up his cover crop usage and added other sustainable agricultural practices over the past 15 years.
With 3,000 acres of corn, soybeans, and cotton, row crops are the most abundantly grown commodity on Philip Good’s land, but he has made strides during nearly 45 years of farming to diversify his inventory.
Following its 2020 cancellation, the Mississippi State University Extension Service’s Row Crop Short Course hosted 675 people from Mississippi and neighboring states.