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9
Dec
2019
2019 Field Performance of Selected Soybean Varieties in a Southern Root-knot Nematode Infested Field
Author: Michael Emerson, Program Associate-Plant Pathology

By Michael Emerson, Program Associate, and Travis Faske, Extension Plant Pathologist The southern root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) is the most important yield-limiting plant-pathogenic nematode that affects soybean production in the mid-South.  It is found in nearly all soybean producing counties in Arkansas and can cause significant (>70%) yield loss when the wrong soybean variety (i.e. susceptible) […]

9
Dec
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for Dec. 2-6, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of reporting for the Arkansas 2019 New Crop Soybean Cash Market saw an 18 cent loss hit the market over the extended Thanksgiving Day holiday.  Price then began climbing and posted gains on each reporting day (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday with a statewide average of $8.62, […]

9
Dec
2019
Arkansas corn market report for Dec. 2-6, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of reporting for the Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market followed a three day lapse in reporting due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday break.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $3.81, unchanged compared to the last trading day prior to the break.  Price […]

5
Dec
2019
2019 AR Rice Cultivar Testing Results
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist The link to Rice Information Sheet No. 179 Arkansas Rice Cultivar Testing, 2017-2019 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. 2019 AR Rice Cultivar Testing Results This information will […]

4
Dec
2019
December 6 is Signup Deadline for Market Facilitation Program (MFP)
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

The sign-up period for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) ends Friday December 6, 2019. As reminder, MFP payments will be made to producers of certain non-specialty and specialty crops as well as dairy and hog producers. Non-Specialty Crops MFP payments will be made to producers of alfalfa hay, barley, canola, corn, crambe, dried beans, dry […]

27
Nov
2019
Arkansas soybean market – November monthly summaries
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The 2019 crop soybeans completed its second month as cash market prices.  The November 1 statewide average of $9.19 was a 6 cent improvement from the last October daily average.  Price showed promise for the first trading week of the month, but a three trading day reporting lapse spanning a weekend saw […]

27
Nov
2019
Arkansas corn market report – November monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

Cash trading in Arkansas yellow corn began the month of November slightly lower as price lost 5 cents from the last October trading day.  Price quotes on November 1 had the statewide average at $3.93, a 7 cent improvement over the first October trading day.  Price slowly declined throughout the month reaching a low statewide average of […]

27
Nov
2019
2019 County Cotton Variety Testing Update
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist Harvest of the last large-plot county variety test was a long time coming as the 2019 harvest is all but complete in Arkansas.  We strive to release yield information as quickly as possible to allow for unbiased comparisons to assist in the variety selection process for next year.  Seed providers are […]

25
Nov
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for November 18-22, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of reporting for the Arkansas 2019 New Crop Soybean Cash Market began with an 8 cent weekend loss.  The market recovered 3 cents on Tuesday, but proceeded to post losses through the remainder of the week (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday with a statewide average of $9.07, […]

25
Nov
2019
Arkansas corn market report for November 18-22, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of reporting for the Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market began with a weekend loss of 4 cents compared to the previous Friday closing price.  The market traded within a 5 cent window throughout the week before closing on Friday with price unchanged from the previous […]