110 episodes

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.

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    • 4.8 • 39 Ratings

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.

    Why Ag? Episode 7; Darrin Dodds; Starkville, MS

    Why Ag? Episode 7; Darrin Dodds; Starkville, MS

    Darrin Dodds, Department Head for Mississippi State University’s Plant and Soil Sciences Department visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville for an episode in the Why Ag series.  Darrin describes his route from rural western Illinois to many years as the Mississippi cotton specialist to ultimately leading a large academic department at a major land-grant university. 

    • 38 min
    Precision Ag Tools for MS Growers

    Precision Ag Tools for MS Growers

    Agricultural engineer Wes Lowe visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to discuss the precision agriculture tools Mississippi State University is involved in developing for growers in the state and region.  Wes, Tom, and Jason discuss a range of topics including how Wes evaluates potential new technologies and some of the tools he’s helping develop.  They spend quite a bit of time on precision weed control technology and tools Wes is working on to assist in irrigation. 

    • 30 min
    How is the Mississippi Cotton Crop?

    How is the Mississippi Cotton Crop?

    Brian visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to visit with Tom and Jason on the current state of the cotton crop in Mississippi.  Topics include the environmental influence on where the crop is currently, variety types, PGR management, nematode considerations, and Brian’s late-season recommendations. 

    • 20 min
    Insect Pests in Cotton

    Insect Pests in Cotton

    From the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville, Brian, Whitney, Tom, and Jason discuss the current status of cotton insect management.  Topics include plant bugs, spider mites, cotton growth stages for insecticide termination, and concerns with insecticide product supply.

    • 19 min
    Rice Weed Control with Connor Webster

    Rice Weed Control with Connor Webster

    Connor Webster from the LSU AgCenter calls into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about this year’s weed control in rice.  Connor is a recent graduate of LSU and began his job as the rice weed scientist earlier this year.  Connor, Hunter, Tom, and Jason spend awhile talking about herbicide carryover in rice and touch on new cases of herbicide resistance affecting rice in Louisiana. 

    • 29 min
    Jay Mahaffey with More on Cotton PGRs

    Jay Mahaffey with More on Cotton PGRs

    Jay Mahaffey, manager of The Learning Center with Bayer in Scott, MS, visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville for another deep dive on managing plant growth regulators in cotton.  Jay, Don, Tom, and Jason talk about the differences in cotton variety responses to PGRs. This one has a little of everything from PGRs to disease management to cotton variety history to Don’s musical preferences.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

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Very informative

These guys do an excellent job of providing timely information for MS farmers.

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