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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.


June 15, 2021

Brian Pieralisi and Justin McCoy sit down in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about fertility in cotton.  They discuss rates, sources, and timings for nitrogen, sulfur, and potassium fertilizers. 

June 14, 2021

Mississippi State Extension crops specialists spend time talking about potential questions that may arise after the water recedes from the severe flooding experienced in parts of Mississippi in June 2021.  Topics discussed are corn beginning at 4:28, cotton at 12:37, soil fertility at 20:27, soybean at 30:41, and rice at 40:01.  With such a large episode, there were some editing challenges.  Please excuse the sound quality during portions of the podcast. 

June 9, 2021

Erick Larson visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to relate some preliminary findings from a cover crop project funded through the Mississippi Corn Promotion Board. Topics include choice of cover crop species, termination timing in the spring, and influence on corn growth and development. 

June 8, 2021

Trey Price with the LSU AgCenter sits down in the Crop Doctor’s Podcast studio in Stoneville to share his experiences with taproot decline of soybean in Louisiana.

June 2, 2021

Dr. Erick Larson and Corn Verification Program assistant Mr. Nolan Stapleton discuss tassel stage corn and ways to manage this most important corn growth stage including best practices for irrigation.


Extension/Research Professor
Portrait of Dr. Jason Bond
Extension/Research Professor
Portrait of Dr. Darrin Dodds
Professor and Head
Extension/Research Professor
Portrait of Dr. Jon Trenton Irby
Associate Extension Professor
Portrait of Dr. Erick J. Larson
Extension/Research Professor

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