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17
Dec
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for Dec. 10-14, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 Crop Soybean Market lost 7 cents over the weekend, but then posted solid gains through midweek before entering a downward slide that surrendered all of the gains and more by the end of the week (Figure 1).  Opening price on Monday was at a statewide average of […]

17
Dec
2018
Arkansas corn market report for December 10-14, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market lost 1 cent over the past weekend, but then proceeded to post modest gains throughout the trading week.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $3.81 and added 1 to 3 cents on each succeeding day.  The market closed […]

12
Dec
2018
2018 Farm Bill Summary and Highlights
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics, Agricultural Economist   Key rice provisions courtesy of the USA Rice Federation’s Jamison A. Cruce, Manager, Government Affairs follows: Maintenance and Enhancement of the Price Loss Coverage Program Reference Price: $14/cwt. for long- and medium-grain with an increase to Temperate Japonica’s reference price (124% of $14/cwt.) Payment Yield: One-time, […]

7
Dec
2018
Arkansas corn market report for December 3-7, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market gained 4 cents over the past weekend and then proceeded to post gains throughout the trading week.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $3.70 and added 5 cents on Tuesday, 2 cents on Thursday, and 5 more cents […]

7
Dec
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for December 3-7, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 Crop Soybean Market surged ahead strongly over the weekend with a 16 cent gain over the prior week’s Friday closing price.  The opening price on Monday was a statewide average of $8.61 per bushel, an improvement of 46 cents from the prior Monday opening statewide average.  Price […]

6
Dec
2018
2018 AR Rice Cultivar Testing Results
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist The link to Rice Information Sheet No. 178 Arkansas Rice Cultivar Testing, 2016-2018 is provided below.  This contains the final results of the Arkansas Rice Performance Trials (ARPT), Producer Rice Evaluation Program (PREP) on-farm trials, and DD50 Planting Date studies. 2018 AR Rice Cultivar Testing Results This information will […]

5
Dec
2018
2018 Soybean Research Verification Program Final Update
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators All fields in the 2018 Soybean Research Verification Program have now been harvested. Refer to linked pdf for field specific information, including variety and yield. 2018 Final SRVP Update – 12-5-18  

4
Dec
2018
Arkansas corn market report for November 26-30, 2018 and monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market lost 7 cents over the extended Thanksgiving holiday weekend, but regained all of its losses and more during the past week of cash trading. The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $3.55, a loss of 7 cents from the […]

26
Nov
2018
Arkansas corn market report for November 19-23, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market had another short week of trading due to the Thanksgiving Day holidays on Thursday and Friday.  The market lost 3 cents over the previous weekend and opened on Monday at a statewide average of $3.62, a decline of 6 cents from […]

26
Nov
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for November 19-23, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 Crop Soybean Market had another short week of trading with the observance of Thanksgiving Day holidays on Thursday and Friday.  The market lost 19 cents over the preceding weekend and began trading on Monday at a statewide average of $8.28 per bushel, 2 cents under the opening […]