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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 18, 2024

From the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville, Jason and Tom delve into the problem of goosegrass control in row crops. Glyphosate-resistant goosegrass is present in Mississippi, but not all populations are resistant to that herbicide.  Poor control is compounded when circumstances like herbicide mixtures, application volume, hot temperatures, and dry soil condition intersect with each other. 


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June 11, 2024

Drew visited with Jason and Tom from the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville about initiating irrigation on the most common row crops in Mississippi.  Topics ranged from triggering, to watering for crop demand, to being cautious with too much irrigation too soon. 


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June 4, 2024

Brian Pieralisi visited with Tom Allen and Jason Bond in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville on how the early season is going for Mississippi’s cotton crop.  They discuss the blown terminal phenomenon that has been observed in recent years, weed control, fertilizer management, and touch on growth regulators. 


May 29, 2024

Erick Larson visited the Crops Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville on a rainy day to visit with Jason Bond and Tom Allen about corn fertilization and irrigation.  They discussed top dress vs. side dress nitrogen fertilizer applications, when to apply a tassel nitrogen fertilizer application, and the appropriate strategy for corn irrigation. 


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May 28, 2024

Don and Tyler are back in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio for a second week in a row.  Tyler takes the lead to talk about thrips on cotton.  Pressure is heavy but the weather has been good for cotton in most areas.  They cover thrips pressure, ThryvOn performance, and finish with a discussion about the future of acephate as an insecticide option in row crops. 


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