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14
Jun
2018
Bollworm Pheromone Trap Report
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

Some areas have seen a big spike in numbers. Soybeans in reproductive stages should be watched closely, particularly if they have not lapped the middle of the row. Weekly pheromone trap catches by county are reported in the graphs below. Arkansas Bollworm 6-8 Ashley Bollworm 6-8 Clay Bollworm 6-8 Conway Perry Faulkner Bollworm 6-8 Crittenden […]

11
Jun
2018
Irrigation yield contest progress; It’s not too late to enter
Author: Chris Henry, Assistant Professor and Water Management Engineer, Rice Research and Extension Center

By Chris Henry, Water Management Engineer; Greg Simpson, Irrigation Program Associate; and Dustin Pickelmann, Irrigation Program Associate This is the first year for the Arkansas Irrigation Yield Contest.  We have been busy especially the last two weeks sealing meters for rice and corn fields.  Current count is that we have 11 rice entrants, the vast […]

11
Jun
2018
June 14 Webinar: 2018 Cotton Update and Outlook Seed Cotton Program Review
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on Thursday, June 14 at 10 a.m. CST as we host Don Shirley, Cotton Economist and Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics in the Department of Agricultural and Apply Economics at the University of Georgia. Discussions will include the growing demand and the uncertain situation […]

11
Jun
2018
2018 Arkansas Cotton Update & 2018 Cotton Research Verification / Sustainability Weekly Update
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist; and Amanda Free, Cotton Research Verification Program Coordinator Cotton Update Overview The cotton crop continues to make good progress both above and below the soil surface.  It was not a problem last week to find good cotton roots 16 inches below the soil surface in a core sample on […]

31
May
2018
Arkansas Cotton Update – May 30, 2018
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist The Horse is Eyeing the Gate! Overview When planting conditions finally became favorable the last few days of April, they stayed that way. One of the television weather persons from Little Rock indicated that the high temperatures every day in May had exceeded the average for that date.  Our cotton […]

29
May
2018
Row Crop Scouting School – Jonesboro, AR, June 7
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at the Craighead County Cooperative Extension Service Office in Jonesboro, AR on June 7. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and their damage will be covered, along with scouting techniques and […]

29
May
2018
Row Crop Scouting School – McGehee, AR June 4
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at Hoots BBQ in McGehee, AR on June 4. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and their damage will be covered, along with scouting techniques and treatment thresholds. Important diseases of […]

25
May
2018
May 31 Webinar: USDA’s 2018/19 U.S. and Global Forecasts for Grains, Oilseeds, and Cotton
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on Thursday, May 31 at 3 p.m. CST to hear from Rachel Trego, international economist with USDA Foreign Agriculture Service.  She will present the new 2018/19 forecasts that USDA published for the major grains, oilseeds, and cotton. The presentation will include U.S. production, use, […]

21
May
2018
May 24 webinar: Rice market forecasts with Nathan Childs
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us for the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar on Thursday, May 24 at 3 p.m. Nathan Childs will present the first official USDA global and U.S. rice market forecasts for 2018/19, including calendar year 2019 world rice trade. For the U.S., production, use, trade, stocks and […]

11
May
2018
May 17 Webinar: Keith Coble’s Farm Bill Update
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Dr. Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on May 17 at 1:30 p.m. CST to hear from Keith Coble, a Giles Distinguished Professor and Head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Mississippi State University, speaking on the Farm Bill. Previously, Coble worked at USDA Economic Research Service and studied at Texas […]