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22 hrs ago | Delta Farm Press

Turn-row irrigation termination sessions focus on when to turn off water on soybeans

New research and field observations are showing that terminating irrigation when the soybeans are merely touching may mean at least one more irrigation is needed, says Trent Irby, Extension soybean specialist with Mississippi State University.


Related Topix: Mississippi State University, Agriculture, Science, Tunica County, MS

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Two LeFlore County Towns Receive $1.1 Million In Grant Money

Two towns in LeFlore County received $1.1 million in grant money from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, according to a news release.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

Men survive Saturday plane crash in Leflore County

The Greenwood Commonwealth reports the two-seat, single-engine American Super Decathlon crashed at around 7 p.m. Saturday.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Sidon, MS, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi


The Leflore County Board of Supervisors has agreed to contribute $13,000 in county money toward events and programs at Mississippi Valley State University.


Related Topix: Mississippi Valley State University

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Scientists trying to solve a mysterya behind soybean disease

LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Trey Price said soybean growers in Louisiana have been finding a fungal disease called black root rot in their crops.


Related Topix: Pathology, Medicine, Agriculture, Science, Mississippi State University, University of Arkansas

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Ex-Itta Bena chief becomes Leflore deputy

The town of about 2,000 residents shuttered its police department at the end of July in a cost-saving move, turning over law enforcement duties to the Leflore County Sheriff's Department.


Related Topix: Itta Bena, MS

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The News Tribune

Hollywood returns to Greenwood

Crews could start work transforming Florewood as early as Monday. Filming is scheduled to take place mostly in September and October.


Related Topix: The Hunger Games