Lelia Kelly

Articles by Lelia Kelly
Plenty of watermelons
Good growing conditions are contributing to a bumper crop of tasty watermelons for Mississippians. David Nagel, a
Cotton 2010: great start
Darrin Dodds, cotton specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said most of the state’s crop
Rice — good start in Mississippi
Mississippi’s 2010 rice crop is ahead of schedule and looking good, even after strong storms swept through the state in
MSU seed fills needs
Local seed companies and growers depend each year on Mississippi State University to provide quality foundation seed of
Planting advances in Mississippi
Cotton will not be returning to the throne in Mississippi, but growers are slightly more enthusiastic about this former
Mississippi: Ag income drops 15 percent
Agricultural economists are forecasting increases in government payments and in the value of only one of Mississippi’s
Variety trials – unbiased info
Crop variety trials offer Mississippi growers insight into a new seed’s potential before they “bet the farm” on these
Mississippi crop values increase
Agricultural economists are predicting Mississippi’s 2008 crop values will reach a record $5.9 billion, but
Sweet potatoes: year-round nutrition
Mississippi is a national leader in the production of the sweet potato, a holiday favorite and also one of the most
Mississippi soybeans at production crossroads
Challenged by rains throughout the planting season, Mississippi’s soybeans now face make-or-break conditions as they
Peanuts appeal to Mississippi growers
Strong market prices and the ability to cope with less moisture than most crops have Mississippi’s peanut growers
Mississippi wheat harvest begins on expanded acreage
Mississippi’s farmers are beginning the 2008 harvest of 450,000 acres of wheat, the most grown in the state in almost
Cotton holds promise, just on fewer acres
Cotton offers strong profit potential for growers even though it no longer rules as king among Mississippi row
World shortage lifting rice in Mississippi
Mississippi growers are looking forward to the 2008 rice crop because of news of a potential world rice
Flood waters rob wheat farmers
Gambling on the river takes on a different meaning every spring for a handful of farmers. Warren County Extension
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