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26
Jan
2016
New and updated recommendations for phosphorus fertilizer
Author: Nathan Slaton, Professor & Director of Soil Testing

By Nathan Slaton, Professor and Trenton Roberts, Assistant Professor – Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Phosphorus fertilizer recommendations for rice and soybean were revised in December 2015 based on soil-test information and rice and soybean yield response results from nearly 150 phosphorus (P) fertilization trials.  The old and new soil-test level definitions are shown in […]

21
Jan
2016
Extension risk management education: new resources available
Author: Archie Flanders, Ph.D., Associate Professor - Agricultural Economics

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist Another year of low crop prices is projected to have 2016 revenue less than sufficient to cover production costs. The current financial situation calls for producers to consider all aspects of risk management as profit margins are decreased from normal levels. Input costs for fertilizer and fuel have declined slightly […]

07
Dec
2015
2016 crop enterprise budgets
Author: Archie Flanders, Ph.D., Associate Professor - Agricultural Economics

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture has issued crop enterprise budgets for the 2016 production year. Budgets are available as a printed manuscript and as interactive files that allow users to change inputs and prices. Budget summaries present side-by-side comparisons for surface irrigated, center pivot irrigated, and non-irrigated crops. […]

02
Dec
2015
2016 Arkansas Corn Quick Facts & 2016 Grain Sorghum Quick Facts now available
Author: Kevin Lawson, Program Associate - Corn & Grain Sorghum Verification

The 2016 Arkansas Corn Quick Facts and the 2016 Arkansas Grain Sorghum Quick Facts are now available.  These publications are a one page (front and back) quick reference guide for University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service corn and grain sorghum recommendations.  You can find these quick facts under the publication tab of the […]

18
Nov
2015
2015 Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Verification Report
Author: Kevin Lawson, Program Associate - Corn & Grain Sorghum Verification

The 2015 Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program annual report is now available.  You can find the report in the publications tab under the corn and grain sorghum sections.  The 2015 report and past reports from the program are also available at www.uaex.edu/verification The 2015 growing season was the sixteenth year for the Corn and Grain Sorghum Research […]

23
Oct
2015
2015 Arkansas Corn Standardized County Hybrid Trials Report
Author: Kevin Lawson, Program Associate - Corn & Grain Sorghum Verification

The 2015 Corn Hybrid Trials Report is now available.  You can find the report on this blog under the publications tab, or at www.uaex.edu/corn under the Field Performance tab. The 2015 growing season was the eighth year for the Corn Standardized County Hybrid Trial Program. The program’s goal is to increase knowledge on selected hybrids that are […]

01
Oct
2015
Cereal Rye: Cover Crop Workhorse Part 3 in a Series
Author: Trenton Roberts, Research Assistant Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

Overview Cereal rye is a winter cereal crop that has garnered a lot of well-deserved attention in the cover crop world. As far as cover crops go in the Mid-south region, cereal rye is a workhorse that is hard to beat in terms of the benefits that can be gained for the relatively low input […]

29
Sep
2015
Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Weekly Update – Final Update
Author: Kevin Lawson, Program Associate - Corn & Grain Sorghum Verification

Corn and Grain Sorghum Update – Dr. Jason Kelley (Wheat and Feed Grains Specialist) Corn and grain sorghum harvest is nearly complete with just a few fields in Northeast Arkansas still needing to be harvested.   Corn yields in general were less this year than the last three years, although the last three years have been […]

09
Sep
2015
Tillage Radish- Not just for Tillage! Part 2 in a Series
Author: Trenton Roberts, Research Assistant Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

By Trenton Roberts, Research Assistant Professor, Crops, Soil & Environmental Sciences Overview The tillage radish or daikon radish has been bred/developed to produce a large taproot and penetrate compacted soil layers in an effort to increases soil aeration, water infiltration, decrease compaction and provide increased rooting depth opportunities to successive crops. Tillage radish are often promoted to […]

04
Sep
2015
Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Weekly Update – September 4, 2015
Author: Kevin Lawson, Program Associate - Corn & Grain Sorghum Verification

Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification – Kevin Lawson (Corn & GS Verification Coordinator) The Lonoke County corn verification field was harvested on August 31 at 21% moisture and yielded 145 bushels per acre adjusted to 15.5% moisture. This field was a non-GMO field that was replanted late due to glyphosate drift. The two corn […]