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18
Dec
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for Dec. 11-15, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market lost 8 cents over the past weekend and opened on Monday at a $9.63 statewide average, 18 cents under the previous Monday opening price.  The market proceeded to generally decline throughout the week and closed on Friday at a $9.48 statewide average, a […]

12
Dec
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for Dec. 4-8, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market gained 7 cents over the past weekend and opened on Monday at a $9.81 statewide average, 9 cents above the previous Monday opening price.  The market moved higher on Tuesday, gaining 9 additional cents, before entering a decline that extended through the remainder […]

11
Dec
2017
County Cotton Variety Trial Update
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist Many producers are in the process of booking seed for next year.  There are several new varieties in new technologies that are worthy of a look. Variety selection is perhaps the most important decision a producer makes.  Once planted, no amount of worry, work, or money can make up for […]

6
Dec
2017
2017 AR Rice Cultivar Testing Results
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

The link to Rice Information Sheet No. 177 Arkansas Rice Cultivar Testing, 2015-2017 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. 2017 AR Rice Cultivar Testing Results This information will also be posted to the Arkansas […]

6
Dec
2017
Webinar recording: Arkansas’ rice breeding program with Dr. Karen Moldenhauer
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

Video: Dr. Karen Moldenhauer discusses the University of Arkansas System – Division of Agriculture’s Rice Breeding Program Video Title: University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Rice Breeding Program Date and Time Video Recorded: November 30, 2017, 10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST) Description: Arkansas’ Senior Rice Plant Breeder Dr. Karen Moldenhauer discussed her Rice […]

5
Dec
2017
Arkansas soybean market report Nov. 27- Dec. 1 and November summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market gained 8 cents over the extended Thanksgiving holiday weekend and opened on Monday at $9.72, 7 cents above the previous Monday opening price.  The market suffered a steady decline through Thursday before regaining all of its losses in a Friday rally.  Trading closed […]

28
Nov
2017
November 30 webinar will focus on rice breeding in Arkansas
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics Dr. Karen Moldenhauer discusses the University of Arkansas System – Division of Agriculture’s Rice Breeding Program  Webinar: November 30, 2017, 10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST)  Joining me for our next University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, Food and Agribusiness Webinar is Dr. Karen Moldenhauer. Professor Moldenhauer is […]

22
Nov
2017
Arkansas soybean market reports for Nov. 15-24, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A short marketing week is reported for the Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Market as trading observes Wednesday through Friday for Thanksgiving holidays.  Little movement was seen over the past weekend as old crop beans fell 1 cent and opened on Monday at $9.65, still 20 cents above the previous Monday […]

20
Nov
2017
Field Performance of Selected Soybean Varieties in a Southern Root-knot Nematode Infested Field
Author: Travis Faske, Extension Plant Pathologist

By Travis Faske, Extension Plant Pathologist; and Michael Emerson, Plant Pathology Program Associate 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 (>50%) yield loss when the wrong soybean […]

17
Nov
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for Nov. 13-17, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Over the extended weekend for Veterans Day holiday, the Arkansas 2017 New Crop Soybean Market suffered a 5 cent weekend loss and opened on the past Monday at $9.45, an 11 cent decline from the previous Monday opening price.  The market moved 6 cents lower on Tuesday before establishing an […]