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23
Apr
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Update – April 20, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator We will have planting dates scattered from March 20thin Desha County to this coming Saturday April 21stif we get enough drying before more rain this weekend. Prairie County Corn Verification Field has survived the freeze pretty well and was greening up with warmer weather this […]

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 […]

26
Mar
2018
Transform WG approved for sugarcane aphid control on grain sorghum
Author: Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist

The Arkansas State Plant Board has approved registration for the Section 18 Emergency Exemption Transform WG for the control of sugarcane aphid on grain sorghum.  The exemption notice and forms to report Section 18 applications are attached and also available on the Plant Board website.  http://www.aad.arkansas.gov/registration Please be reminded that you need to report applications […]

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 […]

01
Mar
2018
Managing Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

By Jason Kelley, Wheat and Feed Grains Agronomist, and Gus Lorenz, Nick Bateman and Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologists Arkansas grain sorghum acreage has varied dramatically over the last few years due to grain prices and more recently due to the threat of sugarcane aphid. In 2017, Arkansas producers planted only approximately 9,000 acres. However with […]

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 […]

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. […]