Author Archives: Carol Bullard

Consultant Commentary – Up-to-Date Information from Mississippi’s Crop Professionals

Reporting from the South Delta, Andy Tonos, Greenville 7/20/2017 – Corn is mostly done but irrigating some of the later corn. Soybean weed control is complete except with a few late planted fields. My focus now is on insects and irrigation. Bollworms are in the majority of all young beans and also Redbanded stink bugs […]

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Consultant Commentary – Up-to-Date Information from Mississippi’s Crop Professionals

Reporting from the North Delta, Joe Townsend, Coahoma 7/5/2017 – Cotton – The crop ranges from 8th node (replant) to 15 nodes. We are in our third week of treating for plant bugs. The insecticides are working but there is still migration in. Most all the cotton needed a thrips treatment. Aphids flared in just […]

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Consultant Commentary – Up-to-Date Information from Mississippi’s Crop Professionals

Reporting from the North Delta, Bob Stonestreet, Clarksdale 6/29/2017 – Cotton: crop ranges from 8th node to second week of bloom (only 500 acres of this); plant bugs have been light overall; a few fields bordering grain that have received 2-3 treatments; aphids beginning to build in a few fields; crop looks ok considering all […]

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Consultant Commentary – Up-to-Date Information from Mississippi’s Crop Professionals

Reporting from the South Delta, Jeff North, Madison 6/26/2017 – Wet weather has impacted crop progress greatly. Both herbicide and insecticide applications have been delayed up to several weeks due to water logged fields. Ground equipment can’t operate from mud and rain and aerial applications have been compromised from rain and a back log of […]

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Consultant Commentary – Up-to-Date Information from Mississippi’s Crop Professionals

Reporting from the North Delta, Trent LaMastus, Cleveland 6/23/2017 – Corn: nearly all my Corn is r4. The latest is r2. We have had a very quiet corn season since early season stink bug pressure. There has been very little disease up till now but, we expect that will change within the next two weeks […]

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Consultant Commentary – Up-to-Date Information from Mississippi’s Crop Professionals

Reporting from the South Delta, Tim Richards, Yazoo City 6/19/2017 – This planting season has been very challenging, it’s been work 2-4 days then rain and wait and one to two weeks later catch a similar window of field work. We have quite a few acres that did not get planted due to wet weather. […]

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Consultant Commentary – Up-to-Date Information from Mississippi’s Crop Professionals

Reporting from South Mississippi, Trey Bullock, Hattiesburg 6/15/17 – Cotton is from just coming up to 13th node. Aphids are really picking up in some areas. Plant bugs in areas are running 20-30% on pinhead cotton. These fields were grown up with large weeds last week and I guess were harboring large numbers. When weeds […]

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Consultant Commentary – Up-to-Date Information from Mississippi’s Crop Professionals

Reporting from the North Delta, Winston Earnheart, Tunica Crops are looking good but need a general rain. Cotton is second week of squaring to blooming and is in good shape. Plant bugs have been rather light, with fields receiving 0 to 2 applications of insecticide. Control has been adequate and square set percentage has been […]

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Consultant Commentary – Up-to-Date Information from Mississippi’s Crop Professionals

Reporting from the South Delta, Herbert Jones, Leland 6/7/2017 – I agree with others that this has been a trying year to get this cotton crop in. Today is the 7th of June and some seed is still in the bag. The majority of my cotton has or will require 2 insecticide applications to control […]

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Consultant Commentary – Up-to-Date Information from Mississippi’s Crop Professionals

Reporting from the North Delta is Tucker Miller, Drew 6/4/17 – Cotton– This has been the worst start on a cotton crop that I can remember. We started planting April 11. Most of this cotton came up pretty, but was lost to terrible weather. This old cotton that survived is at 9 and 10 nodes. […]

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