Useful Info from Mississippi Crop Situation

I recently received an update from Mississippi Crop Situation that had some very useful information; thought I would share.

Good Growing!

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     Mississippi Crop Situation

Tips to Improve Nitrogen Response for Mid-South Corn

By Erick Larson, Extension Grain Specialist, Larry Oldham, Extension Soils Specialist and Bobby Golden, Agronomist, Delta REC, Mississippi State University, on April 26th, 2013

Considering the persistent rainfall we have had this spring, it will likely be very important to optimize nitrogen fertilizer management this season. This newsletter discusses best management practices for corn nitrogen fertilization. These recommendations reduce the risk of nitrogen loss and can improve crop response when wet weather is prevalent during the spring. . . . → Read More: Tips to Improve Nitrogen Response for Mid-South Corn

Corn Replanting Guidelines and Management Issues with Wet Weather

By Erick Larson, Extension Grain Specialist and Jason Bond, Research/Extension Weed Scientist, on April 26th, 2013

Unrelenting rainfall continues to delay much field-related progress. This article gives suggestions for making corn replant decisions and keeping up with crop needs, such as nitrogen fertilizer application. . . . → Read More: Corn Replanting Guidelines and Management Issues with Wet Weather

Chase the Sprayer with the Planter

By Tom Eubank, Research/Extension Weed Scientist and Jason Bond, Research/Extension Weed Scientist, on April 26th, 2013

Historically, we have chased the planter with the sprayer to apply residual herbicides. This presents several potential problems… . . . → Read More: Chase the Sprayer with the Planter

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