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  1. Herbicides: Time of day you spray can make a differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | Delta Farm Press

    University studies show crop weed herbicide applications made early in the morning when the winds not blowing typically gives much less control than that same application later in the day. What if a cotton producer needed to spray early in the morning or late in the afternoon or at night? Does the time of day a herbicide is applied make a difference in how well it works? A group of weed specialists studied this and what they found surprised them.

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  2. Off-target dicamba complaints up across the Mid-SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Delta Farm Press

    Dicamba-tolerant soybeans and cotton brought great hope for Mid-South producers battling herbicide-resistant pigweeds. However, following a 2016 growing season of plentiful off-target drift cases, it also stoked fears of those worried more would be in store for 2017.

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  3. 2017 crop marketing and risk management workshops setRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Delta Farm Press

    Mississippi State Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension Service, and Mississippi Farm Bureau will host two area 2017 crop marketing workshops. Mississippi State Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension Service, and Mississippi Farm Bureau will host two area crop marketing workshops March 8 at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, Miss., and March 9 at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Verona, Miss.

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  4. Judsons winners in National Outstanding Young Farmer competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Delta Farm Press

    Brad and Molly Judson of West Point, Miss., were among four national winners at the 61st annual National Outstanding Young Farmers Awards Congress at Greenville, S.C. They were selected from a group of 10 finalists, based on their progress in an agricultural career, extent of soil and water conservation practices, and contributions to the well-being of the community, state, and nation. The National Outstanding Young Farmer program is the oldest farmer recognition program in the U.S., selecting its first group of national winners in 1955.

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  5. Sammy Blossom chosen for Farm Bureau's 2016 Distinguished Service AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Delta Farm Press

    The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation presented its highest honor - the Distinguished Service Award - to Sammy Blossom of Flora, Miss. Blossom recently retired after 16 years as the head of the Mississippi Cattlemen's Association.

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  6. In 15 years, Brad Judson builds a successful row crop operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Delta Farm Press

    Brad Judson and his wife, Molly, farm 3,000 acres in the black prairie region of east central Mississippi. He has been named one of ten finalists for the national Outstanding Young Farmer Award.

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  7. New auxin herbicide labels will require application adjustmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Delta Farm Press

    Anticipating the potential for problems when the herbicides were registered, the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce put together a task force to come up with recommendations for the integration of the Farmers will need to make significant adjustments to the way they apply the Xtendimax and Enlist Duo herbicides on their dicamba- and 2,4-D-tolerant crops under the new EPA-approved labels for the products. But one thing won't change, according to Dan Reynolds, an Extension and research weed scientist at Mississippi State University who has been conducting studies on the drift potential for both of the herbicides for several years.

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  8. Mississippi Extension builds training program for auxin herbicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Delta Farm Press

    Dan Reynolds has been conducting weed science research for 30-plus years, and he says he's never seen such stringent application restrictions as those for the new Xtend and Enlist Duo herbicides for use on herbicide-tolerant cotton and soybeans. But those restrictions will only work if farmers follow them.

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  9. Mississippi hay directory helps drought-affected producersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Delta Farm Press

    Adequate forage for livestock is becoming a concern for Mississippi producers as drought conditions persist, but alternative hay sources and feeding options can compensate for shortages. The Mississippi Hay Directory helps livestock producers locate hay supplies.

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  10. 'There could not be a better time for a career in agriculture'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Deltafarmpress

    Many students nearing college age would do well to look at the various opportunities agriculture has to offer, says Mike Phillips. "It could be one of the best decisions they make."

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