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19
Sep
2017
USDA Crop Report Summary (released Sept. 12)
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

USDA released its’ monthly World Ag Supply and Demand Estimates on September 12th.   A summary of monthly changes to U.S. production, yields and ending stocks for soybeans, corn, long-grain rice and cotton can be found at this link:  USDA Sept 2017 WASDE Soybeans: Production was projected at a record 4.431 million bushels, up 50 million […]

18
Sep
2017
Gulf Urea and DAP Prices Up for the Week Ending Sept. 15
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

Granular urea prices in the NOLA (New Orleans) region have moved higher following Hurricane Harvey.  Wholesale urea prices at the Gulf averaged $224/ton for the week ending September 15; an increase of $26/ton over the past two weeks.  Gulf urea prices are now $64 above the early July low of $160—which was the lowest level […]

18
Sep
2017
Arkansas Harvest Progress: September 17, 2017
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

USDA Crop Progress Report for September 17, 2017 Mostly open weather conditions last week allowed Arkansas’ grain harvest to advance.  Soybean and rice harvest remains ahead of the five-year average pace. Soybean harvest as of September 17th was reported at 24% complete, up 7 percentage points from last week’s 17%. Today’s estimate compares to 20% […]

15
Sep
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 9-15-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles September 15, 2017  No. 2017-26                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “They come a-runnin’ for me, I said this is the end…”  This will be the final weekly update for the season.  Additional updates will be posted throughout the fall and spring as […]

13
Sep
2017
Arkansas 2017 Harvested Acreage and Yields (Sept. 1 Forecast)
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

USDA-NASS released its monthly Crop Production report on September 12, 2017.  The table below includes information for Arkansas’ 2017 harvested acreage and yield forecasts as of September 1, 2017. In comparison to the August Crop Production report, no changes were made to Arkansas’ 2017 forecast corn, rice and sorghum yields.  However, the state average cotton […]

12
Sep
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for Sept. 8, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  Seven of nine fields have been harvested with yields all over the board ranging from excellent to poor.  Prairie County was excellent as well as the Jefferson County row-water field.  The Clark County field encountered severe blast and had a lot of […]

11
Sep
2017
Arkansas Harvest Progress: September 10, 2017
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

Crop Progress Report: The USDA-NASS issued their weekly Crop Progress report today.  On favorable weather conditions last week, Arkansas’ soybean and rice harvest moved ahead of the five-year average pace.   Soybean harvest as of September 10th was reported at 17% complete, up 10 percentage points from last week’s 7%. Today’s estimate compares to 12% […]

11
Sep
2017
Rice Harvest Aids Ahead of Storms
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Agronomist Due to incoming wind and possibly rain from Hurricane Irma, many are questioning potential harvest aid applications before rice potentially lodges. There are many risks associated with this tactic. Harvest aids (sodium chlorate / salt) are beneficial at facilitating harvest without issue when rice is between 18-25% moisture at […]

08
Sep
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 9-8-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles September 8, 2017  No. 2017-25                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress It’s not THAT the wind is blowing, it’s WHAT the wind is blowing.  Wind may lean rice, but wind carrying rain is really what gets it down.  All things considered, it’s surprising […]

07
Sep
2017
Harvesting Cost Estimates
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

For the week ending September 3, USDA estimated that Arkansas’ corn acreage was 46% harvested. Rice and soybeans were 18% and 7% harvested respectively.  Currently the state’s harvest pace for corn and rice is running 5 percentage points behind the 5-year average. With an active Atlantic hurricane season this year, windows of opportunity to harvest […]