2019 Research News

Corn Hybrid Yield Trials

Brad Burgess
Standardization of Mississippi Corn Hybrid Trials

Cover Crops and Soil Health

Brett Rushing, Connor Ferguson
The effects of cover crops on corn production, soil health, weed suppression, and forage production in east-central Mississippi

Crop Protection (Entomology)

Don Cook, Angus Catchot, Jeff Gore, Whitney Crow
Early Season Management of Stink Bugs in Field Corn

Angus Catchot, Don Cook, Whitney Crow
Evaluation of Insecticidal Seed Treatments in Field Corn

Don Cook, Jeff Gore, Angus Catchot, Whitney Crow
Management of Stored Grain Insect Pests of Field Corn

Crop Protection (Weed Management)

Taghi Bararpour
Evaluation of Preemergence (PRE) and Postemergence (POST) Herbicide Applications on Weed Control Programs for Palmer Amaranth, Morningglory, and Grass Weeds in Corn

Taghi Bararpour
Investigation of Palmer Amaranth Resistance to Glufosinate in Mississippi

Jeffrey Gore, Angus Catchot, Don Cook, Fred Musser
Trapping Program to Monitor Southwestern Corn Borer Populations in Mississippi

Extension areas: 1 and 2

Erick Larson, Angus Catchot, Tom Allen, Drew Gholson
Corn Verification Program

Extension area: 1. Continuation of program that brings state-of-the-art information and applied technology

Drew Gholson, L. Jason Krutz, Erick Larson, Benjamin Lawrence, Brian Mills, Gurpreet Kaur, Gurbir Singh
Row-Crop Irrigation Science Extension and Research (RISER) Program

Extension and Research

Steve Martin
Delta Agricultural Weather Project

Nutrient Management

Wayne Ebelhar, Brian Mills, Gurbir Singh
Interaction of Nitrogen and Zinc Rates for Corn and Cotton Grown in Rotation

Nutrient Management for higher yield levels

Brien Henry, Jac Varco, Darrin Dodds, Angus Catchot, Erick Larson, Joey Williams
Optimizing Yield Through Enhanced Fertilizer Inputs and Increased Populations

Wayne Ebelhar, Bobby Golden, Brian Mills
Stepwise Evaluation of High Tech Production Systems Contrasted to Existing Standard Production Systems

Precision Ag Technology

Michael Cox, William Kingery, Shankar Shanmugam
Spatio-Temporal Variability of Soil Health Parameters in Mississippi Corn Production Settings

Residue Management (Crop Rotations)

Wayne Ebelhar, Gurpreet Kaur, Gurbir Singh
Potential for Rapeseed (Canola) as a Winter Cover Crop in a Corn/Soybean Rotation System that Includes Hairy Vetch

Water Quality/Irrigation

K. Raja Reddy, Hunt Walne
Evaluating Corn Hybrids for Drought and Waterlogging

Drew Gholson, L. Jason Krutz, Erick Larson, W. Brien Henry, Bobby Golden, H.C. (Lyle) Pringle III
Irrigation and Soil Management Strategies that Improve Irrigation Application Efficiency, Soil Quality, Water Quality, and Corn Yield