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27
May
2020
Rice Research Verification Update – May 22, 2020
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator Short planting windows have opened and all but Lawrence County has been planted. Continued rains have kept pre-emergence herbicides activated in some cases. Warm temperatures have improved growing conditions for both rice and grass. Find out more in the PDF below.

26
May
2020
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Report for May 22, 2020
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator Warmer temperatures over the past week have really helped with growth. The rain was welcome inmost locations, and a couple of locations could have used a little more. As seen in the PDF below,planting dates, heat units, and crop stage along with a few […]

26
May
2020
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 22, 2020
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

Author: Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinators One more field was planted this past week. Again, fields received good rainfall and soil applied herbicides have been holding up very well. However, Lawrence has received too much rain and will need to be replanted. Refer to table below for field specific information.

26
May
2020
Arkansas Corn Market Report for May 18 – 22, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist and Jason Kelley, Extension Agronomist – Wheat and Feed Grains The Arkansas No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market remained fairly stable for the third straight week, trading within a 4 cent range over all trading days in the Memorial Day-shortened week (Figure 1).  Price rose 2 cents over the past […]

26
May
2020
Arkansas Soybean Market Report for May 18 – 22, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist and Jeremy Ross, Assistant Professor/Extension Agronomist – Soybean The Arkansas 2019 Crop Soybean Cash Market posted a solid weekend gain prior to the past trading week and held it most of week before closing lower on Thursday preceding the Memorial Day Holiday.  Price climbed 6 cents over the weekend and […]

20
May
2020
Row Crops Radio: Fertilizing & Flooding Early Rice
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist Listen to Episode 12 of Arkansas Row Crops Radio for a discussion of factors to consider for taking early planted small rice to flood: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/RowCropsRadio.aspx

18
May
2020
When to Replant Cotton in Arkansas?
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist Recommendation:  A minimum stand of 1.5 plants per row foot (38” rows) is recommended.  On irrigated fields, it may be possible to accept a uniform stand of 1 plant per foot of row, but some yield loss may occur.  Yield loss from delayed plantings often exceeds the yield loss experienced […]

18
May
2020
Arkansas Soybean Market Report for May 11 – 15, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist and Jeremy Ross, Assistant Professor/Extension Agronomist – Soybean The Arkansas 2019 Crop Soybean Cash Market suffered two sharp declines this past week falling 10 cents over the weekend and 12 cents midweek before steadying to end the trading week (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday at $8.51, still a […]

18
May
2020
Arkansas Corn Market Report for May 11 – 15, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist and Jason Kelley, Extension Agronomist – Wheat and Feed Grains The Arkansas No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market remained fairly stable for the second straight week, trading within a 5 cent range over all trading days (Figure 1).  Price fell 1 cent over the past weekend and opened on Monday […]

15
May
2020
Arkansas Rice Update 5-15-20
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Trent Roberts, & Scott Stiles The 9th Arkansas Rice Update of 2020 is available here: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/rice/Arkansas%20Rice%20Update%205-15-20.pdf It includes information on current conditions, Gramoxone drift in rice, starter N fertilizers, and rice markets. This information will also be posted to the Extension rice page (http://uaex.edu/rice) and the Arkansas Row Crops blog (http://arkansas-crops.com).