2012 Research News

These are 2012 funded research projects benefitting corn producers.

Priority Area 1: Extension – Continuation of Program: Information and Applied Technology

Larson, Erick; Catchot, Angus; Allen, Tom
Corn Verification Program

Burgess, Brad; Larson, Erick
Standardization of Mississippi Corn Hybrid Trials

Priority Area 2: Research – Harvest Management

Buehring, Normie; Kingery, Billy; Ebelhar, Wayne; Martin, Steve
Corn and Soybean Crop Residue Management Impact on Soil Quality, Yield and Returns

Priority Area 3: Research – Residue Management

Golden, Bobby
Corn Response to Zinc Fertilization

Cox, Michael; Larson, Erick
Validation of Soil Management Zone Determination for Efficient Corn Production

Cox, Michael; Oldham, Larry; Golden, Bobby
Addressing acid soil conditions in Mississippi corn production

Varco, Jac; Carson, Jon
Efficacy of UAN Placement on Total N Uptake and Corn Grain Yield as Influenced by Irrigation

Elebhar, Wayne; Pringle III, Lyle; Buehring, Normie; Martin, Steve
Pre-tassel Nitrogen Management for Optimum Corn Production

Priority Area 6: Research – Regionalized Planting Date Studies

Schmidt, Amy; Sassenrath, Gretchen
On-farm Validation of the Mississippi Irrigation Scheduler Tool (MIST) for Corn Production Systems

Priority Area 7: Research – Irrigation Management

Reynolds, Daniel; Bond, Jason
Evaluation and Integration of New Corn Weed Control Technologies in Mississippi Crop Production Systems

Priority Area 8: Research – Weed Management

Baird, Richard
Identification and Quantification of Aspergillus flavus in Resistant and Susceptible Maize Genotypes using Molecular Methods

Abbas, Hamed; Weaver, Mark; Allen, Tom; Sciumbato, Gabe
Improved Aflatoxin Management in Corn through Afla-Guard and the Effects of Late Season Fungicides and Afta-Guard on Aflatoxin Contamination and Other Late Season Corn Diseases

Brown, Ashli; Sparks, Darrell
Decreasing the Impact of Aflatoxin on Corn and Distillers Grains

Priority Area 9: Research – Aflatoxin Management

Catchot, Angus; Musser, Fred; Cook, Don; Gore, Jeffrey
Evaluation of Management Strategies for Sugarcane Beetle in Mississippi Field Corn

Cook, Don; Catchot, Angus; Gore, Jeff ; Musser, Fred
Impact of Corn Earworm Infestations on Transgenic and Conventional Field Corn Yield and Grain Quality

Hill, Stephanie; Rude, Brian; Schmidt, Ty
Performance of Cattle Fed Dried Distiller’s Grains Produced from Mycotoxin Contaminated Corn

Priority Area 11: Research – Corn Storage, Facilities and Equipment

Allen, Tom V5 Corn Fungicide Applications for Disease Management and Yield Enhancement and Late Fungicide
Applications in the Presence of Disease to Prevent Yield Losses

Priority Area 13: Research – Other (Genomics)

Larson, Erick; Cox, Michael; Ebelhar, Wayne; Buehring, Normie
Evaluation of Irrigated Narrow-, Wide-, and Twin-Row Corn Production in Mississippi

Priority Area 14: Research – Other (Production Systems)

Bob Ratliff
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