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18
Jan
2019
Arkansas corn market report for January 14-18, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market fell 1 cent over the weekend from the previous Friday closing price.  The market moved lower on Tuesday before regaining momentum to post gains each remaining day of the past trading week (Figure 1).  Trading opened on Monday at a statewide average of […]

18
Jan
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for January 14-18, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 Crop Soybean Market fell 7 cents from the previous week Friday closing statewide average and stabilized in midweek trading before posting gains over the last two trading days to regain all of its losses (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $8.67 per […]

17
Jan
2019
Jan. 24 webinar: The market outlook under the new farm bill
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist Join in on Thursday, January 24 at 10 a.m. CST for our next webinar presentation from Patrick Westhoff. He will discuss the market outlook under the new farm bill. Final approval of the 2018 farm bill removed one source of uncertainty for the farm sector, but trade issues and “normal” […]

11
Jan
2019
Arkansas Rice Update 1-11-19
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Dr. Jarrod Hardke Jan. 9, 2019 No. 2019-01 www.uaex.edu/rice How Much Rice for 2019? “When the train pulled into the station, rolled up his sleeves, resin’s up his bow.”  It’s time to get to work on the 2019 season already.  As usual, it’s time to start considering where we might go in terms of rice […]

11
Jan
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for January 7-11, 2-19
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service resumed daily reporting of grain prices for Arkansas in the past week after government shutdown uncertainty stabilized.  The Arkansas 2018 Crop Soybean Market gained 19 cents from the last report on January 3 before spending the week moving generally lower (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of […]

11
Jan
2019
What Do We Know About Loyant in Rice
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist; Jason Norsworthy, Professor – Weed Scientist; and Tom Barber, Professor – Extension Weed Scientest Loyant is a Group 4 (auxin type) herbicide – basically it affects plant hormones and how the plant grows.  When you are working with an auxin herbicide, environmental conditions before and after application can play a huge role in its performance. Loyant provides excellent control of a wide range of broadleaf weeds and annual […]

11
Jan
2019
Arkansas Corn Market Report for January 7-11, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service resumed daily reporting of grain prices for Arkansas in the past week after government shutdown uncertainty stabilized.  The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market rose 5 cents from the last daily report on January 3 before having a bumpy general decline over the remainder of the past trading week.  The […]

11
Jan
2019
January 17 Webinar: Cotton Market Outlook and Policy Update
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

Join us Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 3 p.m. CST for the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar as we will be hearing from Dr. Don Shurley, cotton economist and professor emeritus of cotton economics in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia.  Cotton prices have come under pressure due to continuing trade […]

7
Jan
2019
Arkansas soybean market yearly summary for 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service is providing intermittent daily reports during the current government budget shutdown.  This report summarizes the 2018 annual price reports for both the 2018 crop No. 1 Yellow Soybean Cash Market and the 2019 new crop market prices.  Weekly average prices and movements are illustrated in […]

7
Jan
2019
January 10 Webinar: 2019 Grain Market Outlook
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us Thursday, Jan. 10th 1:00 PM CST for the next Food & Agribusiness Webinar “2019 Grain Market Outlook” presented by Bryce Knorr, Senior Grain Market Analyst, Farm Futures, Farm Progress. After a tumultuous year grain markets start 2019 with hopes crucial trade with China could return. Questions remain about […]