Using the right planting methods and seeding rates helps small grain crops become established quickly and successfully. Mississippians plant wheat, oats, and other small grains for numerous purposes, including for grain production, cover or forage crops, soil stabilization, pasture overseeding, and wildlife food plots. Because small grains are grown for many purposes in diverse environments and with an array of resources, appropriate planting methods may vary greatly. Find the latest news and information for growing small grain crops.
Mississippi rice producers and crop specialists are optimistic about the state’s 2022 harvest despite a high population of rice stink bugs that were difficult to treat.