Mississippi Crop Situation
The Mississippi Crop Situation podcast is provided by Mississippi State University Extension Service specialists responsible for agricultural row crops.
Our goal is to provide Mississippi agricultural producers, consultants, and industry with up-to-date, timely, science-based information you can use to help maintain profitability.
Erick called into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about corn planting. Temperatures have been unseasonably warm and fields have dried out to the point where fieldwork is possible across areas of Mississippi. Erick, Tom, and Jason discuss keys for triggering corn planting, including soil temperature and soil moisture. They also touch on cover crops and finish up with the importance of uniform corn seedling emergence.
Drs. John Byrd with Mississippi State Extension and David Russell with Auburn University were speakers on the program at the Row Crop Short Course in Starkville in December. John and David visited with Tom Allen and Jason Bond, MSU Extension/research professors, during the short course about trends in weed management and what both of these weed scientists viewed as threats to the current systems we utilize.
Darla Huff and George Goodwin visits with Tom Allen and Jason Bond, MSU Extension/research professors, in Starkville as Platinum sponsors of the 2023 Row Crop Short Course. Find out more at https://www.adspipe.com.
Bobby Golden visits with Tom Allen and Jason Bond, MSU Extension/research professors, in Starkville as a Platinum sponsor of the 2023 Row Crop Short Course. Find out more at https://www.simplot.com.
From the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville, Tom Allen and Jason Bond, MSU Extension/research professors, discuss the recent ruling to vacate the labels for Xtendimax, Engenia, and Tavium. On February 6, the U.S. Disctrict Court for the District of Arizona ruled to vacate labeling for the dicamba herbicides labeled for use in Xtend crops. Topics discussed include the facts of the ruling as of February 8, 2024, and management of soybean and cotton without the availability of dicamba.