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20
Jul
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – July 20, 2018
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall was again extremely spotty across the state ranging from zero at several fields to 2.1” at Chicot. Corn earworms are the story of the week in south Arkansas as four fields were treated for growing populations. Irrigation continues to be of great importance […]

20
Jul
2018
Preventing Stored Grain Insects in On-Farm Storage Facilities
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

By Glenn Studebaker – Ext Entomologist/IPM Coordinator, Gus Lorenz – Ext Entomologist, Nick Bateman – Ext Entomologist, Neelendra Joshi – Res Entomologist and Aaron Cato – Ento PhD Grad Student Corn harvest is just around the corner and some growers will be storing their grain on farm in bins for an extended period of time. […]

18
Jul
2018
Tobacco Budworm Trap Catches 7-13-18
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

Tobacco budworm trap catches by county are reported below. Ashley Budworm 7-17 Clark Budworm 7-13 Clay Budworm 7-13 Jackson Budworm 7-13 Poinsett Budworm 7-13 “This work is supported by the Crop Protection and Pest Management Program [grant no. 2017-70006-27279/project accession no. 1013890] from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.”

17
Jul
2018
Bollworm Trap Catches 7-13-2018
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

Trap catches by county reported below. Arkansas Bollworm 7-13 Ashley Bollworm 7-17 Clark Bollworm 7-13 Clay Bollworm 7-13 Conway Perry Faulkner Bollworm 7-13 Craighead Bollworm 7-13 Crittenden Bollworm 7-13 Desha Bollworm 7-13 Drew Bollworm 7-13 Greene Bollworm 7-13 Jackson Bollworm 7-13 Jefferson Bollworm 7-13 Lawrence Bollworm 7-13 Lee Bollworm 7-13 Mississippi Bollworm 7-13 Monroe Bollworm […]

16
Jul
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for July 9-13, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market suffered a 20 cent weekend loss to begin the past week and continued to move generally lower throughout the trading week (Figure 1).  The opening statewide average price on the past Monday was $8.39, an actual increase of 6 cents from the previous […]

13
Jul
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – July 13, 2018
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall was very spotty over the past week, ranging from zero at several locations to 2.3” at Miller. As a result, irrigation continues across the state. Insects remain below treatment threshold levels and diseases are non-existent. Expecting corn earworms to become more of a […]

10
Jul
2018
Bollworm Trap Catches 7-6-2018
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

Weekly pheromone trap catches by county are reported in the graphs below. Trap numbers are increasing in most areas of the state. It looks like another big flight is beginning. Growers are encouraged to monitor crops that are susceptible to attack, particularly soybeans, cotton, peanuts and grain sorghum. Treatment thresholds and recommended insecticides can be […]

10
Jul
2018
Tobacco Budworm Trap Catches 7-6-2018
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

Tobacco budworm pheromone trap catches are reported in the links below. Clay TBW 7-6 Drew Budworm 7-6 Jackson Budworm 7-6 Mississippi Budworm 6-29 Poinsett Budworm 7-6 “This work is supported by the Crop Protection and Pest Management Program [grant no. 2017-70006-27279/project accession no. 1013890] from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.”

06
Jul
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – July 6, 2018
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall over the past week was very spotty ranging from zero at several locations to 1.5” at Cross 2. As a result, irrigation initiated or resumed for most fields. Insects remain a low levels statewide, although Jefferson is now running 5 stink bugs/25 sweeps. […]

06
Jul
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for July 2-6, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market began the past week with a weekend decline that continued with moderation through Tuesday before the Wednesday, Fourth of July Holiday break.  After falling further in Thursday trading, the market regained all of its losses during the past two weeks on Friday (Figure […]