Mississippi State Recommended Varieties

Variety selection is one of the most critical management decisions associated with all row-crop production. Factors such as soil type, planting date, irrigation capabilities, row spacing, harvest capacity, disease tolerance, and others may influence the decision of selecting an appropriate variety for profitable crop production. There are a number of excellent varieties available to choose… Continue reading Mississippi State Recommended Varieties

Farm Management Tools and Enterprise Budgets

  With all the uncertainties of commodity prices this upcoming season, laying out a plan of action will be critical for success. Mississippi State Extenion Economist for the Delta Region, Dr. Larry Falconer, has developed some excel based spreadsheets that can help to determine your best plan for being profitable this coming year. I have… Continue reading Farm Management Tools and Enterprise Budgets

EPA Cancels Transform Registration

Transform, a insecticide product by Dow, that we in the county rely on pretty heavily, has had its registration canceled by the EPA. This cancellation was the result of a lawsuit by the Pollinator Stewardship Council and other bee advocacy groups. While this has been provoked by bee keepers and the like, that is not… Continue reading EPA Cancels Transform Registration

Farm Management Meeting

The Coahoma County Extension office will be hosting a program about Farm and Ranch Management. This meeting will provide in-depth training on development of commodity cost and return estimates for Mississippi row crop, small grain, and selected livestock enterprises. Participants will receive training in the use of decision aids based on cost and return estimates… Continue reading Farm Management Meeting