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.
Justin McCoy calls into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to share his ideas on fall fertilization. Justin, Jason, and Tom discuss soil sampling, fertilizer sources and application timings, importance of maintaining a good soil pH, and much more.
Brian calls into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to share his thoughts on the upcoming cotton defoliation season. Brian visits with Jason and Tom about different defoliation strategies given different weather scenarios. More information can be found in the Midsouth Cotton Defoliation Guide at https://cottoncultivated.cottoninc.com/2020-mid-south-cotton-defoliation-guide/
Frank Howell from the Delta Council and Bubba Simmons, a local farmer involved in Delta Council leadership, visit the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk with Jason and Tom about the Delta Council and its role in Mississippi. They discuss the Delta Council’s history, its core goals, success stories, and how they promote commerce in the Delta and across Mississippi.
This mini episode provides a correction to information in the harvest aid portion of the episode on August 24.
Larry Steckel from the University of Tennessee calls into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville. He, Jason, and Tom start out discussing the management of weeds in the window between harvest and first frost to prevent seed production. They finish up with Larry detailing the discovery and ongoing research with auxin-resistant Palmer amaranth in west Tennessee.