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14
Aug
2018
Bollworm Trap Catches 8-10-2018
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

Bollworm pheromone trap catches by county reported below. Ashley Bollworm 8-3 Conway Perry Faulkner Bollworm 8-10 Craighead Bollworm 8-10 Crittenden Bollworm 8-10pdf Drew Bollworm 8-10 Greene Bollworm 8-9 Jefferson Bollworm 8-9 Lawrence Bollworm 8-9 Lee Bollworm 8-10 Poinsett Bollworm 8-10 Randolph Bollworm 8-10 White Bollworm 8-6 Woodruff Bollworm 8-10

14
Aug
2018
Tobacco Budworm Trap Catches 8-10-2018
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

Tobacco budworm trap catches by county reported below. Ashley Budworm 8-3 Mississippi Budworm 8-10 Poinsett Budworm 8-3

13
Aug
2018
Cotton Research Verification/Sustainability Program Update – August 11, 2018
Author: Amanda Free, Cotton Research Verification/Sustainability Program Coordinator

By Amanda Free, Cotton Research Verification/Sustainability Program Coordinator There are 12 Cotton Research Verification / Sustainability Program fields in 2018. All fields within the Cotton Verification Program are looking good. Heat units from cutout in this chart is feedback from COTMAN. Accumulated heat units beyond cutout to August 11th. Many of the fields within the Verification […]

13
Aug
2018
Rice Research Verification Program Update – August 10, 2018
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators In the south, rainfall has been from .5” to 6” with the some flash flooding in parts of Desha County. The Chicot County field is ready for harvest when the weather clears. Desha and Clark are draining for the second time and should be […]

13
Aug
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for Aug. 6-10, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market lost 7 cents over the weekend before seeing early week gains that peaked 17 cents above the opening day statewide average on Wednesday.  Price then gave back much of the gain on Thursday before suffering a major drop on Friday to end the […]

10
Aug
2018
Glume Discolorations Following Panicle Blanking in Rice Fields
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Pathologist Different discolorations can be seen on grain glumes as rice matures. It is worse on rice panicles that are blank. Panicle blanking can be caused by different biotic and abiotic factors and up to 5% grain blanking across a panicle is often seen. As the glumes die out, saprophytic […]

10
Aug
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 8-10-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke August 10, 2018  No. 2018-24                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “Let the big dog eat.”  A few combines have hit the field this week and reported good rice so far.  As usual, we didn’t get much rain all summer and now it keeps popping up.  […]

10
Aug
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – August 10, 2018
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rain, for the most part, was spotty up until mid-week. However, several fields received very heavy rainfall after scouting visits and 6-8” reports were very common in south Arkansas so those exact amounts will be reported next week. Stink bugs are beginning to build […]

9
Aug
2018
Aug. 16 Webinar: What’s ahead for the grain markets after August USDA reports?
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on Thursday, August 16 at 3 p.m. CST as we host Bryce Knorr,Senior Grain Market Analyst, Farm Futures Magazine.  He will discuss the grain market outlook after the August USDA reports. Bryce Knorr first joined Farm Futures Magazine in 1987. In addition to analyzing […]

6
Aug
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for July 30-August 3, 2018 and July summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 2 cent weekend improvement in the Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market gave hope that was amplified by a 27 cent gain on Tuesday.  But the market lost 16 cents on Wednesday and essentially held steady through the remainder of the past week (Figure 1).  The market opened on […]