Flood stricken farmers looking at replanting have a downloadable tool to help them plan and time their post-disaster fieldwork.
The field capacity calculator can be found at: www.uaex.edu/depts/ag_economics/budgets/2011/FieldCapacity.xls
“Flooding is causing many Arkansas farmers to either replant crops or consider revising their original crop planting plans,” said Archie Flanders, assistant professor-agricultural economics, for the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture.
“The field capacity calculator is a tool to aid farmers in their decisions by determining the time required to complete field activities and to determine the acreage that can be worked with potentially shortened time periods for completing field work,” he said.
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