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23
Apr
2018
When to plant cotton
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist Situation This time last year a good number of cotton acres had been planted.  There have been reports of a few producers planting cotton. Conditions have not gotten to where they really need to be for cotton.  The pressure will mount greatly in the coming days to get cotton planters […]

03
Apr
2018
April 12 Webinar: The Challenges of Writing the Next Farm Bill and Ongoing Trade Issues​
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agriculture Economist and Professor of Economics The next Food and Agribusiness Webinar will be on Thursday, April 12 at 10 a.m.  Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) director Pat Westhoff will discuss the economic, trade and biofuels considerations, crop and livestock market outlook, and other issues that congressional leadership and members […]

27
Mar
2018
March 29 Webinar: USDA-NASS 2018 Planting Intentions Report
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on Thursday, March 29 at 4 p.m. CST as Eugene Young and Jarrod Hardke discuss and answer your questions related to USDA’s March 29, 2018 Planting Intentions Report and grain stocks on hand. Eugene Young, Regional Director for the USDA-NASS Delta Regional Office discusses […]

22
Mar
2018
Cover Crop Infographic Checklist for Termination/Burndown
Author: Trenton Roberts, Associate Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

As spring planting approaches, so is the time to make plans for managing winter cover crops. This spring, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is rolling out a series of infographics to help cover crop users with their decision-making. More Arkansas growers are using or considering use of cover crops as a sustainable […]

23
Feb
2018
Control winter weeds prior to planting
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist Heavy rainfall this week has left ample opportunity for time to think and make plans for the upcoming planting season.  First to everyone’s mind may be; “what can I spray to control winter weeds and plant immediately?”  This is the question I have been getting a lot lately especially […]

23
Feb
2018
Online certification for Arkansas dicamba, Enlist 2,4-D applicators now available
Author: Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

By Mary Hightower, Director of Communications, UofA System Division of Agriculture Fast Facts: Mandatory herbicide application licensure training available online Must achieve 90 percent on 20-question test to pass Link to main training page can be found at uaex.edu or http://bit.ly/ArkApplicator2018 Online training is open for Arkansas farmers seeking the mandatory license for ground applications of any […]

20
Feb
2018
Feb. 27 webinar: Using social media to tell the rice industry’s story
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist  Please join us for the upcoming Food and Agribusiness Series webinar on February 27 at 3 p.m. CST.  Vicky Boyd of One Grower Publishing will detail her adventures of telling the rice industry’s story through social media and will provide tips for meaningful interaction on social platforms. Presenter:  Vicky Boyd, […]

05
Feb
2018
Feb. 8 Webinar: How do changing global weather patterns impact commodity market outlook considerations?
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics and Agricultural Economist The Rice Trader Jeremy Zwinger and Commodities Expert Shawn Hackett provide their unique collective insight into changing global weather patterns and its impact on commodity market outlook considerations Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018, 10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST) Time:  10:00 – 11:00 AM CST Title: […]

17
Jan
2018
Jan. 18 webinar: Farm bill activity and December 2017 baseline projects
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Dr. Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Webinar Title:  Farm Bill Activity and December 2017 Baseline Projects of Economic Viability for Crop, Dairy, and Beef Cattle for the Next Five Years Webinar Date and Time: Thursday, January 18, 2018, 3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) The presenter for the upcoming webinar is Professor […]

15
Jan
2018
Arkansas Crop Management Conference Jan. 16-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

The 2018 Arkansas Crop Management Conference (ACMC) will be held this week, Jan. 16-18 at the Wyndham Riverfront in North Little Rock, AR.  Here is the 2018 ACMC Conference Program.  The program contains complete details on the meeting, which begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16 and concludes at 12 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. […]