The Mississippi Delta is the prime place for corn production with nearly 120 million bushels produced in 2016 on 2,022 farms. Washington County produced the most corn, over 7 million bushels. Corn had a $436 million value of production in 2016. Corn research is primarily funded by the Mississippi Corn Promotion Board. Corn research is conducted by scientists in the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (MAFES).
- Agronomic Evaluations of Soybean/Corn Rotation with Twin-row Production and Increased Nutrient Management
- Furrow Irrigation Initiation in Corn on a Dundee/Forestdale Silty Clay Loam Soil
- Interaction of Nitrogen Rates and Cultivars for Corn Production- Comparing Single-row to Twin-row Systems
- Managing Corn Production with Pre-tassel Nitrogen Applications- Necessity or Another Tool in the Production Tool Box?
- Mississippi’s Centennial Rotation- Twelve Year Cycle Complete
- Refinement/Validation of Fall Armyworm Thresholds in Whorl Stage Corn
- Zinc Source and Rate Affect Injury and Tissue Concentration, but Not Yield, in Mississippi Corn