2015 Research News

These are 2015 funded research projects benefitting corn producers.

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

Erick Larson, Jason Krutz, Angus Catchot, Tom Allen
Corn Verification Program

Brad Burgess
Standardization of Mississippi Corn Hybrid Trials

Erick Larson, Brien Henry
Non-Uniform Stand Assessment

Mark Silva
Delta Agricultural Weather Project

Priority Area 2: Extension – Programming to communicate research results to producers

Angus Catchot, Don Cook
Evaluation of In-Furrow Sprays in Combination with Either Granular Insecticides or Insecticidal Seed Treatments in Field Corn

Priority Area 1: Research – Harvest Management

No reports.

Priority Area 2: Research – Residue Management

Normie Buehring, Billy Kingery, Wayne Ebelhar, Larry Falconer
Corn and Soybean Crop Residue Management Impact on Soil Quality, Yield and Returns

Jac J. Varco
Winter Cover Crops and Fall Applied Poultry Litter Effects on Corn Yield, Nutrient Cycling, and Soil Health Indicators

Priority Area 3: Research – Tillage

No reports.

Priority Area 4: Research – Nutrient Management

Bobby Golden
Correlation of Soil Test Potassium and Phosphorus Indices with Plant Tissue concentrations and Corn Yield

Brien Henry, Jac Varco, Erick Larson, Normie Buehring, Bobby Golden
Fertility, Hybrid Selection, and Input Strategies to Optimize Yield and Early Harvest

Priority Area 5: Research – Precision Agriculture Technology

No reports.

Priority Area 6: Research – Regionalized Planting Date Studies

Brien Henry, Raja Reddy, Erick Larson, Normie Buehring, Jason Ward, Brian Williams
Corn Hybrid Evaluation to Optimize Early-season Planting

Brien Henry, Erick Larson, Normie Buehring
Planting Density and the Effect on Dryland Yield Stability

Priority Area 7: Research – Irrigation/Water Management

Jason Krutz, Larry Falconer, Lyle Pringle, Darrin Dodds, Trent Irby, Erick Larson
Row-crop Irrigation Science Extension and Research (RISER) Program

Jason Krutz, Larry Falconer, Lyle Pringle, Bobby Golden, Brien Henry, Normie Buehring, Erick Larson
Developing Sustainable and Profitable Deficit Irrigation Programs

Priority Area 8: Research – Weed Management

Evaluation and Integration of New Corn Weed Control… (no report)

Priority Area 9: Research – Aflatoxin Management

No reports.

Priority Area 10: Research – Entomology

Jeffrey Gore, A. Catchot, D. Cook, F. Musser
Trapping Program to Monitor Southwestern Corn Borer Populations in Mississippi

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

No reports.

Priority Area 12: Research – Corn Marketing Strategies

No reports.


Tom Allen
In-furrow fungicide applications for disease prevention and yield enhancement

Estimation of Wild Hog Movements and Damage to Corn Production in MS (no report)