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28
Jan
2020
U of A System Division of Ag partners with Ag-Analytics to collect precision ag data
Author: Arkansas Row Crops

By Tracy Courage, Director for Extension Communications, UA System Division of Agriculture New tools, better yields A new partnership between the Cooperative Extension Service and Ag-Analytics®, will collect and analyze large volumes of ag data with an eye to creating better decision making tools for farmers, that will in turn, help farmers improve their yields.  […]

27
Jan
2020
Arkansas soybean market report for January 20-24, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2019 Crop Soybean Cash Market opened the past week of trading on Tuesday following the Martin Luther King holiday.  Price opened down 13 cents from the previous week close and continued lower each remaining day of the week (Figure 1).  The 2019 crop market opened the week on Tuesday with […]

27
Jan
2020
Arkansas corn market report for Jan. 20-24, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week for Arkansas No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market started late after the Martin Luther King holiday on Monday.  Price fell 1 cent over the extended weekend and held steady through the midweek before posting a solid 10 cent gain on Thursday.  The gain was completely given back on Friday […]

22
Jan
2020
Soybean Variety Selection and Field Performance Resources Now Available
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist The latest versions of three University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture publications to assist growers with soybean variety selection are now available here and at https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/soybean/.

22
Jan
2020
Arkansas soybean market report for January 13-17, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2019 Crop Soybean Cash Market opened the past week of trading with an early steady trend following a 4 cent weekend decline.  The market suffered a midweek decline that extended through Thursday before rallying on Friday to recoup some of its losses (Figure 1).  The 2019 crop market opened the […]

22
Jan
2020
Arkansas corn market report for January 13-17, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week for Arkansas No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market saw price moving within a narrow range until midweek when the statewide average plunged lower on Thursday and then more than regained the loss on Friday to end the week (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday at a statewide […]

17
Jan
2020
2020 Arkansas Pesticide Training Summary
Author: Tommy Butts, Weed Scientist

By Jason Davis, Ples Spradley, Tommy Butts, Tom Barber, and Susie Nichols It has become increasingly difficult and frustrating to keep up with the required trainings that applicators are expected to maintain. In an attempt to simplify answering these questions, we have developed the list of trainings below. The following is a list of trainings […]

10
Jan
2020
Arkansas soybean market report for January 6-10, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2019 Crop Soybean Cash Market opened the first full week of 2020 trading with increased price strength.  The market rose each of the first three trading days, had a correction on Thursday, and regained most of its losses in Friday trading to end the week (Figure 1).  The 2019 crop […]

10
Jan
2020
Arkansas corn market report for January 6-10, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The first full 2020 trading week for Arkansas No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market saw price stay within a narrow 2 cent range without a clear future movement direction (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $3.98, a 1 cent decline from the previous week closing […]

9
Jan
2020
Winter weed questions already?
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

By Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist The New Year is here and with it comes new hope that this growing season will be much better than 2019.  This year we have already started in somewhat better shape (at least prior to the upcoming monsoon) with a much higher percentage of fields that are ready to […]