Twenty presentations from the 2018 Mississippi State University Row Crop Short Course, held in December, can now be viewed online as part of the Focus on Cotton series of webcasts from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.
The presentations were made by growers, industry experts and row crop specialists on topics such as nematode management, weed control, off-target movement of herbicides, and the 2019 economic outlook.
Available for online viewing are:
- “Managing Nematodes in Cotton and Soybean” – Travis Faske, University of Arkansas
- “Where Does Your Fertilizer Come From & What Determines Cost?” – Trey Cutts, Yara North America Inc.
- “Cover Crops and Soil Health” – Bill Robertson, University of Arkansas
- “Increasing Profitability Through Diversity: My Experiences with Cover Crops and No-Till”– Adam Chappell, Chappell Brothers Farm LLC
- “Tracking Down Off-Target Movement of Herbicides: Tips and Tricks” – Eric Webster, Louisiana State University
- “Detecting Dicamba & 2,4-D in Plant Tissue: What Are the Possibilities?” – Daniel Reynolds, Mississippi State University
- “Herbicide Application Timing: Effect on Weed Control Efficacy” – Jason Bond, Mississippi State University
- “Insecticide Resistance Monitoring & the Role of Novaluron on TPB” – Fred Musser, Mississippi State University
- “Corn Insects: Management Options for Maximizing Profits” – Don Cook, Mississippi State University
- “Management of Caterpillar Pests in Soybean” – Gus Lorenz, University of Arkansas
- “Impact of Cover Crops on Soybean Insect Management” – Angus Catchot, Mississippi State University
- “Management of Bollworms in Bt Cotton in LA: Experiences to Date” – Sebe Brown, Louisiana State University
- “Management of Bollworms in Bt Cotton in MS: Experiences to Date” – Angus Catchot, Mississippi State University
- “Economics of Managing Insect Pests of Cotton” – Jeff Gore, Mississippi State University
- “Temperature Inversions and Off-Target Movement of Herbicides” – Richard Grant, Purdue University
- “Soil Sensing Technology on the Planter” – Jason Webster, Precision Planting
- “Sulfur Nutrition in Row Crops” – Ross Bender, The Mosaic Company
- “A Closer Look at Potassium Deficiencies in Cotton” – Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee
- “Soybean Management Considerations for 2019” – Trent Irby, Mississippi State University
- “Economics of Cotton Fertility Management” – Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University
The Focus on Cotton series contains more than 100 webcasts – plus presentations from six other conferences – on various aspects of cotton crop management, including agronomic practices, crop protection, harvest and ginning, soil health and crop fertility, and precision agriculture. The presentations are accessible online at any time.
The resource also provides access to Cotton Cultivated, a resource from Cotton Incorporated that helps users quickly find the most current cotton production information available.
Based on information from The Cotton BoardSource: Cotton Grower