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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.

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April 24, 2024

Madison Dixon from the Mississippi State University Agricultural Autonomy Institute visited the Crop Doctor’s Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk with Tom and Jason about updated regulations for commercial operation of unmanned aerial vehicles in Mississippi.  More information on the Agricultural Autonomy Institute can be found at https://www.aai.msstate.edu.

April 23, 2024

Jarrod Hardke from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture called into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk with Jason and Tom about rice in the upper Midsouth.  Topics include planting progress, effects of weather, herbicide drift, and grass management when the wind dries fields out. 

April 17, 2024

Travis Faske with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture called into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to discuss his work on root-knot nematodes in soybean.  More information on his work evaluating soybean varieties for host plant resistance can be accessed at https://arkansascrops.uada.edu/posts/disease/2023-soybean-varities-rootknot-nematode.aspx

April 16, 2024

Daniel Stephenson with the LSU AgCenter is the authority on johnsongrass management in row crops in the Midsouth.  Daniel called into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to share with Tom and Jason tips for controlling johnsongrass in row crops in the Midsouth.

 

April 9, 2024

DREC has a “new” Ag Economist.  Dr. Steve Martin served previously as an economist and as the station head at Stoneville before holding a variety of positions with Mississippi State University, including most recently the interim Director of Extension.  Steve visited the Crop Doctors’ podcast studio to talk with Jason and Tom about the projects and programs he plans to work on now that he has permanently moved back to the Delta. 

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