Mississippi Crop Situation Audio From 2021
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.
Jason, Tom, Jeff, and Don hit some AC in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio to talk about insecticide termination for plant bugs in cotton (4:03) and stink bugs and other insects in soybean (14:05).
Trent calls into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to discuss the current status of the Mississippi soybean crop, late-season management of the acres replanted after the flooding, and updates to the paraquat label and its effect on harvest aid applications in 2021.
Brian Pieralisi visits Jason and Tom in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about the current status of the Mississippi cotton crop. They cover late-season nutrient deficiencies and when these should be addressed. They wrap up with Tom discussing cotton leaf roll dwarf virus, or CLRDV.
From the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville, Drew talks with Jason and Tom about the art and science of irrigation termination. They also discuss Drew’s on-farm research and demonstration program with sites across the Delta.
From the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville, Tom and Jason discuss root diseases in soybean. They compare symptoms and techniques to diagnose taproot decline, sudden death syndrome, and southern blight.
MSU Provost Dr. David Shaw and Vice President for the MSU Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine Dr. Keith Coble take time from a recent visit to the Delta Research and Extension Center to sit down in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio to discuss maintaining MSU’s momentum as a relevant force for agriculture in the southern U.S. and across the country.
From the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville, Jason, Tom, Don, and Jeff discuss insect and disease management in ultra-late planted soybean. They talk about the acres replanted following the June flood, disease possibilities, insect targets, and timings for insecticides and fungicides to manage those pests.
Dr. Angus Catchot and Dr. Bronson Strickland visit the Mossy Oak GameKeepers Podcast team to discuss management of armyworms in wildlife food plots and duck holes.
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Tyler Muzzi and his mother, Doreen, visit the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville as guests for the Why Ag? series. Tyler tells the story of how he ultimately chose to return to his family’s farm as a career.
From the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville, Jason and Tom introduce a series that Tom has developed featuring stories on how people became involved in agriculture as a profession. Entitled Why Ag?, the series will kick off with Tom describing the route he took to land at Stoneville, MS, as a plant pathologist for row crops.
Trey Price again visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about Cercospora Blight in soybean. Tom and Trey discuss current research on the disease, symptom identification, fungicide treatments and timings, as well as cultural management tactics.
In this installment, Dr. Erick Larson and Corn Verification Program assistant Mr. Nolan Stapleton discuss corn pollination issues, identifying dent stage, reproductive stages, late season irrigation, and field scouting
Angus Catchot sits down in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk with Whitney, Jason, and Tom about ThryvOn cotton. ThryvOn is a new insect trait with activity against thrips and plant bugs, which is in the final stages of development.
Angus Catchot visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about plant bugs in cotton with Jeff, Jason, and Tom. They cover recent plant bug numbers, management strategies, economic thresholds, and insecticide selection and timings.
Eric Webster from the LSU AgCenter calls into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio to visit about rice weed control in 2021. Eric, Jason, and Tom talk about Provisia and MaxAce rice research and compare thoughts on row rice production. They finish with Eric describing his new career venture.
Brendan Zurweller sits down in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about disease management in peanut. Topics include identification of southern blight, Rhizoctonia limb rot, and early leaf spot as well as scouting, management, and fungicide application timing for economic diseases in Mississippi peanut.
Dr. Erick Larson and Dr. Trent Irby discuss realistic options for planting crops where existing corn and soybean crops have been destroyed by the recent flooding in Mississippi. These options include corn, sorghum, and soybeans.
Dr. Erick Larson and Corn Verification Program assistant Mr. Nolan Stapleton discuss the recent flooding in Mississippi and the effect it's had on corn.
Brian Mills and Will Maples sit down in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio to discuss commodity marketing. Brian and Will run through scenarios for the upcoming national acreage reports and market projections for our major commodities. They also discuss strategies to consider when marketing Mississippi commodities.